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Studying with the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials will prepare you to play a leading role in numerous industries—chemical, bioprocessing, environmental, food and wine technology, energy, mineral processing, and materials.

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Our broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees will equip you for a rewarding career in chemical engineering. We offer a range of exciting, industry-relevant majors and minors, designed to enhance your knowledge and practical skills.

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Our research

At the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, we’re committed to research excellence and offer a wide range of expertise across the discipline. We offer two postgraduate research degrees: the Master of Philosophy and the Doctor of Philosophy.

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Are you a current student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

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Do you need to contact the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials staff member directly.

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Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

10

Nov

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.

10

Nov

ARC Discovery Early Career Research Awards 2021

The Minister for Education, The Hon Dan Trehan has this week announced new grant outcomes under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme, with 2 ECMS researchers receiving funding.

3

Nov

Adelaide researchers developing graphene biosensing device to revolutionise disease diagnosis

The goal: improving healthcare for all. The research: developing graphene-based technology by exploiting materials at the atom-scale for high-value end uses, such as the biosensor industry.

2

Nov

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has impacted formal celebrations, but we want you to know that the School and Faculty staff are extremely proud of your achievements.

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Oct

Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials student awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Congratulations to Chemical Engineering student Lachlan Maddaford who recently had the honour of being presented the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award by the Governor of South Australia.

7

Oct

4 ECMS researchers in The Australian's Lifetime Achievers Leaderboard

Congratulations to the four Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical (and only University of Adelaide) researchers who have been listed in our nation's top 40 researchers, as named by The Australian. 

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