Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS).

With schools ranked in the top 50 globally* and an outstanding reputation for teaching, research and the quality of our graduates, a qualification from the Faculty of ECMS can open the door to a world of opportunity.

*2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities

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With a degree from the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, you could work in a wide range of industries. Specialise in an area of interest with our undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and research degrees.

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We are committed to delivering research that helps solve complex global problems and contributes to national priorities. We are home to a number of research institutes and centres and have expertise across a range of areas.


Engage with us

From providing commercial testing services and media expertise, to supporting primary and secondary school teachers with educational activities; we work closely with industry, government, alumni and the wider community.

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Options for majors and minors include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Defence Systems
  • Medical Technologies
  • Smart Technologies
  • Renewable Energy

See all majors and minors


Options for postgraduate coursework degrees include:

  • Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computing and Innovation

postgraduate degrees

Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our Ask ECMS team can assist with all types of queries, from enrolment and study plans, to degree checks and credit transfers. Access our online resources, including study plans and forms.

Student support

Ingenuity - showcasing student projects

Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of our student's projects exploring the real-life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. Each year we welcome school students, teachers, industry representatives and the public—which is the biggest event of its kind in South Australia.

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Using Recycled Rubber to Stabilise Adelaide's Expansive Soil

Discarded tires are among the most significant and most problematic sources of solid waste, owing to extensive production and their durability over time. 



Bridge Hub 2020 Water challenge

The Bridge Hub 2020 Water Challenge is offering the opportunity for researchers to make a difference, solve real life water problems across the agrisystem – and win prizes and investment. Applications close 7 August.



ECMS remains a leading institution in 2020 AWRU rankings

ECMS is once again proving that we are a leading research institute both nationally and internationally with 9 disciplines ranking within the top 100 in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).



Stanwell Graduate Intake for 2021: apply now

Electricity producer Stanwell currently has a number of graduate roles available for 2021 start. Applications close 19 July.



Poppy@AIML PhD scholarships now available!

There are 2 fantastic scholarships available for students interested in pursuing a PhD at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML), funded by the Australian Air Force. Applications close 24 July.



UofA academics to receive ASCE Best Paper Award

A/Prof Ching Tai Ng and his former PhD student, Gnana Teja Pudipeddi from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering along with Prof Andrei Kotousov from the School of Mechanical Engineering have authored the paper titled "Mode Conversion and Scattering of Lamb Waves at Delaminations in Composite Laminates".





Hacker Exchange: Virtual Innovation Program

1-17 July: From the comfort of your laptop, you can access thought leaders and develop networks from San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Singapore and Australia. All the benefits of a global HEX program with none of the jet lag.



Architecture Speaker Series with Karamuk Kuo

4 August: Karamuk Kuo was established in 2010 by Jeannette Kuo and Unal Karamuk, who bring their international background and diverse building experiences to their design process.



Engineers Australia: Industry Insights webinar

Follow a day in the life of a graduate engineer working in engineering industry.



Employer Info session: NSW Government 2021 Graduate Program Q&A

6 August: Discover how with one choice, you can create endless opportunities in the NSW Government Graduate Program. This 18-month program is open to high-performing graduates from all disciplines. 



Engineers Australia: Managing Projects and Deadlines

This webinar explores tricks and tips on how to manage multiple projects, stakeholders and priorities to ensure that projects are delivered accurately, and on time.



Engineers Australia: Advice from an Engineering Leader

Engineers Australia speak with senior engineering leaders to discover their journey to the top, hear about their thoughts on the future of engineering, and what young engineers can do today to make themselves the leaders of tomorrow.