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 has gone virtual

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.


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




Pinned post: Marta Sved Scholarship

Do you want to further your maths studies at university-level? Apply now for the Marta Sved Scholarship. Applications close 6 October 2020.



Job opportunity closing soon: seeking graduate structural engineer

Robert Bird Group is now seeking final year Honours and Masters students for Graduate Structural Engineering roles commencing in January 2021. Applications close 27 September.



Raytheon Australia 2021 GradX Program

Raytheon Australia’s innovative and unique GradX program will initially see ten undergraduates join in their last year of study, with a guaranteed full time position upon completion of their degree and first year of the program. Applications close 3 November.



Job opportunity: Associate Software Engineer

Allscripts are currently seeking a graduate for an immediate start in an Associate Software Engineering role, performing coding, testing and documentation in the areas of development and maintenance. Applications close 9 October.



Women in STEM on The Uni Verse podcast - listen now!

Alexis McKay introduces the University of Adelaide’s one of a kind Women in STEM program, chatting all things personal and professional development!



Watch now: Prof Volker Hessel on the future of precious metals asteroid mining and extraction

Professor Volker Hessel, Deputy Dean (Research), shares his view of the current state of asteroid extraction technology in this first episode on the subject of asteroid mining with The Goldcast.





Pinned event: Ingenuity 2020

27 October: Ingenuity, our annual interactive showcase of university student projects has gone virtual in 2020. Register now to explore the projects throughout the day on Tuesday 27 October.



Aftermath: Creating space for... - Architecture and Built Environment Research Day

25 September: Research Day is an exciting opportunity for members of the School of Architecture and Built Environment research community to share current research and innovation with affiliates and stakeholders in the built environment professions, industry, government, and University students and staff.



#FDMTechWeek: virtual graduate workshops

28 Sept–2 Oct: Learn more about technology and the many opportunities available within the IT industry with FDM Group's free series of virtual tech training sessions!



Master of Engineering: Sourcing and Applying for Work

29 September: This seminar will provide you with a range of sources to apply for work experience, but also explain how to source non-advertised positions.



Summer computer and mathematical science internships for credit

We are offering undergraduate students studying Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences an opportunity to do an internship course for credit in the Summer intensive period between November 2020 - January 2021.



Impact of COVID-19 on the Malaysian Economy and Employability

1 October: This webinar will feature a distinguished Malaysia-based panel including Mr Michael Growder, Deputy High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur.