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

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.


Faculty of ECMS News



French Opportunities - Closing 31 Jan!

The Nicolas Baudin “internships in France initiative”



Photographer of the Year Overall Winner

Congratulations to Professor Carl Howard from the School of Mechanical Engineering, who was recently named as the overall winner in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 2018 Photographer of the Year Competition. The winning photo shows an experimental rig in the School of Mechanical Engineering acoustic anechoic chamber, created by PhD student Orddom Leav, Professors Carl Howard and Ben Cazzolato, used to simulate the sound emitted from an exhaust stack attached to a gas-turbine power station. 



RoboRoos set to compete at World FLL Festival in USA

After taking out 2nd place at the 2018 National FIRST Lego League (FLL) Team Championships in Sydney in December, the RoboRoos – a team of middle-school-aged boys and girls passionate about robotics – have been invited to compete in the World FLL Festival held in Detroit, Michigan in April 2019.



2nd John Burland Lecturer Announced

Congratulations to Professor Mark Jaksa from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering who has recently been selected as the 2nd John Burland Lecturer by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering’s (ISSMGE) Technical Committee TC306 in Geo-engineering Education. The award recognises excellence in geotechnical engineering education internationally, both in practice and research. 



Ray Stalker Award – High Achieving Young Professionals and Students in the Australian Aerospace Industry

This year the Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Australian Youth Aerospace Association established the Ray Stalker Award to recognise exceptional young professionals within the Australian aerospace industry for their outstanding achievements.



2019 Playford Memorial Trust Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for the 2019 Playford Memorial Trust Scholarship Program.