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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

Study with us

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.

Study with Us

Research

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.

Research

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.

Engage with Us

Undergraduate

Options for majors and minors include:

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

See all majors and minors

Postgraduate

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

Our Schools

Our faculty’s eight schools offer undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and research degrees across the disciplines of architecture, engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

Architecture & built environment  Australian school of petroleum and Energy Resources

chemical engineering & advanced materials  Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering  computer science  

electrical & electronic engineering  mathematical sciences  mechanical engineering  
  

Ingenuity

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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The Portal - your gateway to commercialisation

Operated by the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, The Portal provides specific commercialisation advice and technology assessments to University staff and students all the way from idea to market.

Submit your innovation

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)

You have 3 minutes and 1 slide to make an impact with your research. Can you do it?

Register online for the Virtual University of Adelaide 3MT competition by 18 June 2021.

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News

05

May

Women in STEM National Innovation Games

Join the Western Women in STEM National Innovation Games, a hack-a-thon inspired innovation Challenge co-funded by the Australian Government and Western Sydney University. Registrations close Friday 7 May.

27

Apr

Casual academic work opportunities in ECMS

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 26 July 2021. Applications close 6 June 2021.

16

Apr

iAwards 2021: The Biggest Pitch now open

Submissions are accepted from innovators across the whole Australian economy, whether you are an individual, a group, a government or private organisation, or a student! Submissions will close on Friday 30 April 2021.

13

Apr

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor David Lewis.

13

Apr

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Computer Science

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor Ian Reid.

13

Apr

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Mathematical Sciences

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor Finnur Larusson.

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Events

11

May

AUES Societies of ECMS Industry Night

There will be opportunities to personally network with company representatives at their stalls and learn about their businesses and work lives. There are also a number of very special companies who will be giving talks throughout the night to inform you about their employment opportunities and what life will be like once you graduate.

12

May

Wide World of Women in Maths: International Women in Maths Day

Brought to you by the Women in STEM Society (WiSTEMS), Adelaide University Maths Society (AUMS) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), you'll hear from and meet some incredible women in Mathematics.

12

May

Astronautics and Aeronautics Young Professionals Panel

The American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics (AIAA) and the Australian Youth Aerospace Association (AYAA) have collaborated to bring a panel of young professionals prepared to share their industry experience.

13

May

Demystifying Psychometric Testing

During this 1-hour session you’ll hear from a psychologist, who’ll explain what psychometric assessments are, and the different types you might be asked to complete when applying for jobs.

17

May

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia - IDAHOBIT 2021

Staff and students are invited to come along to Hub Central, where there will be delicious goodies and the opportunity to take part in developing a paper chain-link display, a visual symbol of our solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community.

18

May

AIML Student Tour in conjunction with STEM Careers Night

Register for your chance to hear in-person from members of AIML, including a presentation of the world-class work they do at the Institute – research which you could be part of in the future!

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