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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

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. 

23

Sep

Graduation applications are now open

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 2, 2020 Conferral Round (Ceremony Apr/May 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

22

Sep

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.

18

Sep

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.

14

Sep

KPMG Foundations Program

Foundations Week will run from 19 – 22 October to give students the opportunity to immerse themselves into the world of KPMG. Applications close Friday 25 September.

8

Sep

Appointment of Executive Dean for the Faculty of ECMS

Following an international search, Professor Katrina Falkner has been appointed Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences.

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Events

27

Oct

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.

27

Oct

The Future of Innovation and Commercialisation in South Australia

27 October: Hear from three South Australian industry leaders as they share their personal journeys in becoming successful entrepreneurs, and their insights in to the future of South Australia’s innovation and commercialisation.

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