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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.

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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

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

2

Jun

Semester 1 2021 Graduation Important Updates

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 1, 2021 Conferral Round (Ceremony in September 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

2

Jun

ECMS leading Fulbright Scholarship recipients

Congratulations to the three ECMS researchers who have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their world-class research at leading US universities.

19

May

Job opportunity: multiple roles with Accenture Australia

Working within our Adelaide Hub, you will hone your skills in cyber security, technology and innovation. You’ll also have the chance to work across a variety of industries – from health to education, cyber, automation, aerospace and defence, with roles open to applicants from technology, engineering and mathematics. Applications close 1 June.

18

May

Be the new Data Analytics Intern at Canva

As a Data Analytics Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from a world-class team of Data Analysts, working on a modern data stack with a truly enormous amount of data. Our Analysts have come from a range of companies and institutions from all over the world, and are solving some of the most challenging problems in data.

14

May

Job opportunity: PwC Graduate Cybersecurity and Cloud Career Opportunities

With a key focus across both cybersecurity and cloud, these jobs present the chance to work alongside Government and businesses on their top strategic priorities and help solve some of Australian businesses’ most important and complex problems. Applications close 21 May.

12

May

Showcase your work at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference

Bachelors and Honours students: Improve your employability skills and present your research to a large online audience! You could win tickets to the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) and even represent the University as one of the student presenters. Expressions of Interest by 6 June.

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Events

11

Jun

Spirit of Place Exhibition

Spirit of Place explores South Australian contemporary Aboriginal architecture, landscape architecture and placemaking. The collection of works represents the diversity of design responses to South Australia’s rich Aboriginal cultures.

24

Jun

McKinsey & Company Women's Internships and Scholarships Info Session

This information session is open to pre-penultimate and penultimate undergraduate/postgraduate female students who are interested in applying for the scholarship and internship. The session will explain both the Women's Internship and Scholarship, and the Women in Digital Internship and Scholarship opportunities.

30

Jun

Learn to program: MATLAB

Learn about the fundamental concepts in programming using MATLAB and apply them to analyse a sample research dataset. This course is run over two days.

1

Aug

2021/2022 Fishbowl Challenge

The Fishbowl Challenge is a 6-month intensive venture-building program and competition for young university entrepreneurs. Participants work in international teams with students across the globe to build tech-based social ventures. Applications close 1 July 2021.

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