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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Designed for students with a computer science, software/computer systems engineering, information technology, information systems or equivalent computing-rich background, this Computer Science from Flinders University builds on your existing computer science, research and professional skills.


The Computer Science from Flinders University provides graduates with not only the practical and theoretical aspects of computer science, but also an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and an awareness of social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of computer science in a global community.

Projects and coursework have been designed to address topical concerns in industry and society preparing graduates for further enrolment in a higher degree by research or employment in a computing-related field.


From theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, computer science offers a foundation that permits graduates to adapt to new technologies and new ideas.

Potential occupations include:

  • software developer
  • software tester
  • IT project manager
  • systems analyst
  • business analyst
  • computational scientist
  • programmer
  • games programmer
  • e-games designer
  • IT support specialist
  • webmaster
  • system administrator
  • database administrator
  • networking and communications specialist
  • researcher and developer.


This program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Programming
  • Enterprise Information Security
  • Theory and Practice of Computation
  • Enterprise Cloud Systems
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Interactive Computer Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time option just for domestic students.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved Bachelor degree or equivalent in computer science, information technology, ICT-based engineering or a closely related discipline from an approved institution. Applicants with an approved degree in behavioural science or psychology, which includes a major in artificial intelligence or computer science, are also eligible to apply. Knowledge of second year information technology is assumed.

CRICOS: 073345D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27420 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27420 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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