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.

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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 2020 on demand

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.

Visit Ingenuity on-demand until 27 Nov

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




ECMS researchers secure 4 ARC Discovery grants

Congratulations to the four ECMS researchers for successfully securing ARC funding totalling nearly $1.8m for their 2021 discovery proposals.



2 ECMS researchers receive nearly $1m of successful ARC Linkage grants

Congratulations to Associate Professor Murat Karakus and Professor Nigel Cook, both from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering on being awarded ARC funding with a total value of nearly $1 million for their successful Linkage grant proposals.



Young EEE researcher takes home 2020's IRMMW-THz Society Young Scientist Award

Congratulations to Dr. Withawat Withayachumnankul from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for being the International Society of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves' (IRMMW-THz Society) Young Scientist Award.



Job opportunity: Accenture Associate Analyst & analyst opportunities closing soon

Do you have a passion for using cutting-edge technologies to help us create solutions that improve the way we work and live? We are seeking Associate Analysts and Analysts for our Adelaide hub to commence between January and July 2021 on two-year max term agreements



Accenture Hackathon - Hack for Good

Apply by 29 November and join Accenture for a summer virtual hackathon where you and your team will develop solutions that could change the world and make a real difference for a not for profit organisation.



UofA in the Top 100 in Times Higher Education subject rankings

The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science (ECMS) continues its rise in international rankings, now being rated in the Top 100 for the first time in two subjects, ‘Engineering and Technology’ and ‘Computer Science’  in the recently released Times Higher Education Subject Rankings.





Australian Institute of Machine Learning (AIML) 2020 Wrap up

Join us online for a wrap up of 2020 at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).