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

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 - 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 and Events



AIE-SA Sundowner Event: Future Sources of Supply in the Australian Context

When: Thursday 22 November 2018 Time: Please arrive at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm start Where: MinterEllison, Level 10, 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000 Tickets: Students – $15 / Members – $25 / Non-members $35 (includes light snacks and refreshments) Register: online by clicking here or via AIE Speaker: Bill Ovenden, Executive Vice President, Exploration & New …



Graduate opportunity with Santos

A graduate opportunity within Santos has become available and they are inviting applications from final-year Mechanical Engineering students: SANTOS Adelaide, SA We have a new opportunity for a Graduate Mechanical Engineer to join our team in an integrity engineering role. Santos recognises the strategic value in recruiting new talent at student and graduate level and …



Software Engineering Work Experience Program with Saab Australia

Saab Australia have two opportunities available for Software Engineering students who are interested in taking on paid work experience over the summer break. This opportunity is open to students who are in their pre-penultimate and penultimate years (going into your third or fourth year) or have completed at least 2 years of a Bachelor’s Degree in …



Public Lecture on the Shape of the Earth

When: Wednesday 5 December 2018 Time: 7-8pm Where: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus, the University of Adelaide Speaker: Professor Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France Title: The shape of our planet Earth: a mathematical challenge! During this year’s meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society in Adelaide, French mathematician Professor Étienne Ghys will …



Artificial Intelligence Collaborative Network (AICN) Meet-up

Are you interested in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning or Data Science? Whether you’re studying, researching or simply interested in these fields, come along to the Artificial Intelligence Collaborative Network (AICN) meetup. The December event will showcase a range of real applications in AI, including eSports, space and environmental monitoring with live demos! What: #AICollaborative Network Meetup …