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Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) (Honours)

Turn science fiction dreams into reality and build a career creating a world of intelligent communicating computers and gadgets. You’ll study at the leading edge of AI science and learn how artificial intelligence is integrated into areas as diverse as health, online shopping and driverless transport. You’ll gain the skills to build systems that have humanlike intelligence and understand human expression, emotion and body language.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years full-time
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $35,600
Location: Tonsley, Australia
Prerequisites: SACE stage two mathematical methods or specialist mathematics or equivalent.
Assumed knowledge: None
IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 074829J
Delivery mode: On campus: Tonsley

Why study Artificial Intelligence at Flinders

  • Learn to program effectively and utilise state of the art tools in machine learning, neural networks and language technology
  • Learn how AI is integrated into areas such as health, online shopping and driverless transport
  • Gain the ability to work both individually or as an interdisciplinary team with researchers and professionals
  • Develop in-demand skills to use and build systems that can analyse data and make intelligent decisions, and interact with users through intelligent multimodal interfaces
  • Designed to meet the Australian Computer Society’s accreditation standards and the Association for Computing Machinery syllabus expectations

Practical experience

The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce.

  • Graduate with the applied skills, tools and techniques to work as a professional software designer and developer.
  • Learn to work professionally as an individual or in a team.
  • Choose to undertake a 12-week industry placement in your final year or a undertake a group project at the university supported by project management training.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


Your degree is the first step towards a range of employment opportunities including public and private agencies, start-up companies and consultancies. Career opportunities extend beyond the computing industry into intelligent transport and logistics, buildings and infrastructure, health, aerospace and defence.

Potential occupations include:

  • analyst programmer
  • computer scientist
  • software developer
  • technology integrator
  • intelligent game/simulation developer.

Professional recognition / accreditation

This degree is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of 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.