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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.

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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.

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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

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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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Nov

Powerful words equal a writing prize for young maths scholar

The Ultimo Prize aims to discover the best emerging writers in Australia. The 2021 Ultimo Prize focused on fiction and poetry by authors under the age of 30, exploring the theme of identity.

23

Nov

Casual work opportunities in ECMS - Academic teaching support

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 28th February 2022.

23

Nov

Career Development for Women in STEAM

This is an incredible opportunity for women to participate in a program that will provide significant employment opportunities by aligning their skills with those required by industry partners.

12

Nov

Congratulations to Menasha Thilakaratne for her 2021 Winnovation Award win

School of Computer Science researcher Menasha Thilakaratne was successful in winning the Maths and Data Award, sponsored by Fixe.

28

Oct

Earn $150 for sharing your opinion on STEM employers

IMC are looking for STEM students graduating in 2021 and 2022 to attend virtual focus groups over the coming weeks to get their opinion on employers, careers available, what makes them attractive and why.

27

Sep

Centre for Research on Engineering Software Technologies research scholarships and internships

The summer scholarships at CREST are a great opportunity for talented undergraduate and postgraduate students to work in our large scale research and development software security projects and collaborate with leading researchers in the field. With 14 projects to choose from, there's an opportunity for everyone. Applications close 1 October 2021.

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