Bachelor of Computer Science

The University of Adelaide

Advances in computing are leading to exciting, life changing developments in society. No matter how technology transforms the jobs market, computer science expertise will be crucial. From South Australia to Silicon Valley, computer scientists will enhance our world for generations to come. The Bachelor of Computer Science is a flexibility degree. Students can tailor their studies towards a particular area of interest across topics including: computer vision, graphics, artificial intelligence, gaming, database and information systems management, network management, cybersecurity, education, and software engineering. The degree is developed and taught by world-class researchers and teachers. Students learn from the best, and have the opportunity to become the next generation of leaders in their field. Ranked 43 in the world for computer science and engineering - and featuring artificial intelligence and machine learning courses that are not offered anywhere else in South Australia - now is the time to become part of the computing future.

Course Fee:


International: $111,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisite: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods; International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3); NOTE: SACE Stage 2 mathematics prerequisites have changed since the start of 2017. If students completed SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Studies in 2016 or prior, this is equivalent to the subject known as 'SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods' from 2017 onward.

Structure:

This program provides foundational studies in computer science and mathematics, followed by advanced work in information technology and more specialised areas of computer science. Additionally, students may select other computer science, mathematics and statistics courses and courses from a wide range of other disciplines. A core of computer science courses is studied in second and third years, including studies of programming and software engineering, cybersecurity, artifical intelligence, data science, distributed systems and networking.

Subjects you can Study:

Computer science, Articifical intelligence, Data science, Cybersecurity, Distributed systems and networking.

Study Pathways:

Students who perform well can undertake an additional year of study to obtain an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Computer Science.

Recognition:

Australian Computer Society (ACS), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 70.1 Yes Full time 3 years
North Terrace 70.1 Yes Part time 6 years

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Degrees for jobs of the future    

University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
  • music, teaching, languages, history, media, international studies and development, and social sciences
  • engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
  • health and medical sciences, dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, and psychology
  • law, business, economics, finance, architecture, innovation and entrepreneurship, and marketing
  • biology, agriculture, food science, veterinary, physics, chemistry, and nutrition. 

Learn alongside bright minds  

A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 

CRICOS No. 00123M

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