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One of Australia’s leading mathematics schools, Adelaide’s School of Mathematical Sciences will prepare you for a stimulating and rewarding career at the cutting edge of human progress and discovery.

Study with us

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees, along with an advanced bachelor’s degree for high achieving students. Within our undergraduate degrees, you can choose to specialise with majors in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science.

Study with us

Our research

The school is respected internationally for its research strengths in: geometry; statistics and data science; stochastic modelling and operations research; and dynamics, modelling and computation. We offer two postgraduate research degrees—the Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy.

Our research

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 and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

Student Support

Contact us

Do you need to contact the School of Mathematical Sciences? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant School of Mathematical Sciences staff member directly.

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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 (Go8), 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 Mathematical Sciences offers a range of world-class degrees. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

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May

Women in STEM National Innovation Games

Join the Western Women in STEM National Innovation Games, a hack-a-thon inspired innovation Challenge co-funded by the Australian Government and Western Sydney University. Registrations close Friday 7 May.

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Apr

Casual academic work opportunities in ECMS

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 26 July 2021. Applications close 6 June 2021.

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Apr

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Mathematical Sciences

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor Finnur Larusson.

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Apr

UofA team wins Aurecon Sustainability Award in EWB Challenge Showcase

Congratulations to the University of Adelaide students who won the Aurecon Sustainability Award in the 2020 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Showcase.

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Apr

Australian Rover Challenge success

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

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Mar

Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

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Events

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May

Wide World of Women in Maths: International Women in Maths Day

Brought to you by the Women in STEM Society (WiSTEMS), Adelaide University Maths Society (AUMS) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), you'll hear from and meet some incredible women in Mathematics.

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May

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia - IDAHOBIT 2021

Staff and students are invited to come along to Hub Central, where there will be delicious goodies and the opportunity to take part in developing a paper chain-link display, a visual symbol of our solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community.

18

May

STEM Careers Night

We invite you to join our interactive event (online and in-person options) to hear from staff and graduates about the rapidly growing STEM career market (including emerging fields). Discover how you can prepare yourself for future careers with one of our cutting-edge degrees. 

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