School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Adelaide’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering—ranked 36 in the world in the discipline*—will equip you for a diverse, global career at the forefront of technological change.

* Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018.

Study with us

Our broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees will equip you for a rewarding career in electrical and electronic engineering—and give you the skill set to positively impact virtually every aspect of modern life.

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Our research

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

Our research

Information for current students

Are you currently studying with us? Here you will find the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering's key academic contacts, documents, forms, policies and study plans to support your studies.

Student information

Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks, credit transfers and overseas exchange opportunities.

Student support

Contact us

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

Contact us

Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide will challenge and inspire you. Continuously ranked among the world’s top 1% of universities, we're a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight, comprising the country's most research-intensive universities. 

Our beautiful North Terrace campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. It’s located in the heart of the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia—close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

In this ideal educational setting, the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers a range of world-class degrees. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

Information for international students

News and events



DSTG PhD scholarship opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on a PhD project exploring identity recognition and using soft biometrics. This project is a collaboration between Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTG) and The University of Adelaide.



Red Bull Paper Wings 2019 competition

Can you build the best paper plane for distance, airtime or aerobatics? Put your skills to the test in the Red Bull Paper Wings 2019 competition on 10 April.



ECMS ERA Results

The recently released 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results represent an outstanding achievement for ECMS.



Celebrate Sustainability Week: April 1-5, 2019

Join the first ever student-led and run ‘Sustainability Week’ festival at the University of Adelaide. Running from April 1-5, the program aims to facilitate awareness, activation and action in the application of sustainability to the University of Adelaide, the City of Adelaide and the state of South Australia.



10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium - 1-7 August -

Humanitarian Affairs Asia and the Government of Malaysia is looking for Outstanding Student Leaders to attend the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 1 to 7.