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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.

*2018 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.

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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.

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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

Ingenuity - showcasing student projects

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

Ingenuity

News

22

Jul

Adelaide students featured at FAD19 Festival

The Australian Institute of Architecture FAD19 Festival was designed to consider how architects can influence thinking and disrupt current practice, featuring a GGA and University of Adelaide student installation, "Designer Poetry".

22

Jul

Paid fire engineering internship available

BCA Engineers is a building services engineering consultancy based in South Australia who are currently seeking an intern to be trained in fire engineering. This casual paid internship would suit a civil, mechanical or electrical engineering student in their final or penultimate year of study.

17

Jul

ECMS researchers winners at the 2019 Smart Water Awards

Congratulations to our water researchers in the Goyder Institute for winning the TRILITY Innovation in Large Organisations Award at the 2019 Smart Water Awards. 

16

Jul

HSW update: using electronic devices on campus

Students are reminded to ensure any personal computer equipment they purchase is fit for purpose and meets the minimum Australian standard if used on campus.

15

Jul

Austmine STEM METS Internship avaliable

The Austmine STEM METS Career Pathway Program provides students with on-the-job experience, mentoring and soft skills training through a 10 week paid internship at a mining equipment, technology and services (METS) company - applications close 31 July.

15

Jul

Santos 12-week vacation program

Apply today for the Santos 12-week vacation program - applications close 31 July 2019.

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Events

22

Jul

Public talk: Sustainable Building Research @ the University of Wollongong

Monday 22 July, 3pm: Join Professor Paul Cooper from the University of Wollongong as he provides an overview of the facilities and research conducted at the 6 Star, net-zero energy Sustainable Buildings Research Centre.

02

Aug

Want to improve life for postgrads on campus?

Friday 2 August, 5.30pm: Come along to the Adelaide University Postgraduate Society AGM, help improve the life of postgrads on campus and, of course, get some free food!

05

Aug

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

Grab your running shoes and head along to the trials to represent ECMS in the annual VC Cup, a 4x800m running race through the university grounds.

08

Aug

IPAS Research Open Day for Undergraduates

Calling all undergraduates! Join us as we celebrate the fantastic research being conducted at the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS), where we use the power of light to make the world a healthier, wealthier and better place, Thursday 8 August - registration includes free pizza!

09

Aug

2019 Walk a mile in my boots - Hutt St Centre

Friday 9 August, 7am: Join the University of Adelaide's team and step up for South Australia's homeless. Register today.

15

Aug

Public talk: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Developments in AI will disrupt the economy and the world in ways not seen since the industrial revolution. To celebrate National Science Week, join us for a discussion on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Australia.

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