The University of Adelaide

Graduate Certificate in Computer Science

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This program is designed for students with little experience in computer science and provides a basic understanding of how software and hardware can be combined to overcome a range of complex challenges. Graduates can seek employment within the information technology industry, including careers in scientific, entertainment, networking, software engineering and defence sectors.


12 unit program


  • Computer science

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a field other than computer science
  • SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods is assumed knowledge
  • NOTE: 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.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate may be an exit point for students unable to complete the full Master of Computing and Innovation or Graduate Diploma in Computer Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $16,000
International: $22,000
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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