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 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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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




Early 2021 Internship opportunities - applications closing soon

There are currently a large number of internships ready to start in early 2021 available on CareerHub. See a selection here and apply today.



Australian Federation of University Women SA scholarship applications now open

A number of scholarships are available for female postgraduate students studying a coursework or research based degree in 2021 from the Australian Federation of University Women SA (AFUW-SA). Applications close 31 March 2021.



Apply for Engineering internships starting early January

Internships enable you to develop connections with prospective employers through a range of practical projects, internships and industry-led teaching.



Computer Science summer and Semester 1 2-21 internship opportunities

We have a huge range of summer and semester 1 2021 internships designed specifically for Computer Science students to gain valuable skills and networks. Applications for all opportunities close 6pm Sunday 10 January.



International Women’s Day 2021: Let’s celebrate our University women

For IWD 2021, we will celebrate University of Adelaide women – staff, students and alumni – who have inspired or supported others through innovation, service, leadership and/or resilience during the past year. Nominations close 5 February 2021.



Researchers unlocking nanotechnology to use in future pandemics

Progress in nanotechnology is driving the development of analytical tools capable of unlocking the powerful information encoded in biological fluids.





Driving insights from new data sources

As part of the AMSI Summer School 2021, the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) in conjunction with The University of Adelaide are proud to host this free event which explores the opportunities – and challenges – facing statisticians and data scientists is the diversity of new data sources.



International Women’s Day 2021: Let’s celebrate our University women

All members of the University community are invited to submit nominations. We will celebrate all eligible nominees through a collage of photographs*, and summaries of their contributions and personal attributes. These will be displayed online and printed for an IWD breakfast to be held on North Terrace, Roseworthy and Waite campuses on Friday 5 March 2021.