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


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.

Engage with Us


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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Free student membership with Engineers Australia

Raise your professional profile and get a head start in your career, through becoming a free student member of Engineers Australia.



SAAB Internship Opportunity

Students will need to complete this experience 2 days a week for 10 weeks, starting mid August 2020.



2 ARC Future Fellowships awarded to ECMS researchers

Congratulations to the two ECMS academics who received a share of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships for 2020.



Share your digital experience and shape the future

We'd love to know about your experiences with using technology at the University of Adelaide. Survey closes 23 August.



BAE Systems JOIN Engineering Scholarship

The Scholarship is available to one undergraduate student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Software) program of study. Applications close 21 August.



Sacyr iChallenges Program

The Sacyr iChallenges Program is an open innovation program sourcing intellectual property, research projects, and businesses that address challenges for Sacyr, one of the leading multinationals in the construction sector. Applications close 10 September.





Run for your Faculty in the Vice-Chancellor's Cup 2020

We are calling for University of Adelaide students and staff to trial for the annual VC Cup, a 4x800m running race through the university grounds.



Grow Your Career Week

Grow Your Career Week is a free event running from 10-14 August, designed to help you build career confidence, increase employability and learn from leading experts about how to grow your career.



Research Tuesdays: Space makers

11 August: Join the leaders of our internationally recognised Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space, Professor Volker Hessel and Associate Professor John Culton, for an awe-inspiring glimpse into a future that’s literally out of this world.



Webinar: SmartSAT CRC - Space Research & Development

18 August: You're invited to join Professor Andy Koronios, CEO of SmartSat CRC, who will cover the SmartSat ‘mission-oriented’ research and development (R&D) program, technology roadmap and current and future project opportunities.



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.