Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

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

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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

Ingenuity 2018

Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring the real-life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

  • 23 October 2018
    Adelaide Convention Centre

Visit Ingenuity

Are you a current or commencing student?

As a student at the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, our Ask ECMS team provides information, resources and support services to ensure you get the most out of your studies. We can assist with all types of queries, from enrolment and study plans, to degree checks and credit transfers.

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Faculty of ECMS News and Events



Postdoctoral Fellowship in Regional Atmospheric Inversions (CSIRO)

Do you have a keen interest in climate science? Like to work with a team of international leaders in inverse modelling and atmospheric observation? The Position: Postdoctoral Fellows are appointed for up to three years or part time equivalent and will work closely with a leading Research Scientist or Engineer in their respective field. They […]




Atos, a leader in digital transformation serving a global client base, cordially invite you to participate in the 8th edition of the 1st international student competition dedicated to technological innovation known as the Atos IT Challenge. Atos are leaders in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 […]



Investigating rainfall models: Why a comprehensive and systematic approach is essential

In this article we take a look at why we need comprehensive and systematic evaluation of rainfall models. We also examine a new model evaluation framework, with examples of the framework in action. Imagine a typical scene from a detective novel: Sirens scream past – like every Tuesday in this forsaken town. I was about […]



7 processes that cause coastal floods

Coastal floods can be devastating. They are also complicated. This article breaks down 7 processes that cause coastal floods. If you enjoy living near the beach, keep reading. Australians love living near the beach… but floods are devastating As Australians, we are blessed with bright sunshine, golden beach and blue oceans. Most of us enjoy […]



Water utilities adapt through data-driven decisions

The important decisions made by water utilities need to include considerations of an uncertain future. This may mean that they will need to adapt their thinking. The article outlines a survey of water utilities that is part of a current Water Research Australia project. The project is titled, Better data-driven decision making under future climate […]