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; 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.

Information for international students




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.



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.



Deloitte STEM Connect

Registration closes Monday 14 September for STEM Connect, an exclusive action-packed virtual event, where you get to meet some of our very own STEM teams and take part in a skills workshop. It's a great chance to uncover the exciting opportunities we have for you at Deloitte.



Adept CSPSR Rover Challenge - get involved today

Adept Adelaide will be taking keen space enthusiasts to enter our own team – and you will be working as part of a large team to design and build a full-scale Lunar Rover. Applications close 28 August.



Australian Rover Challenge is coming to Adelaide

Grab your friends and enter the Australian-first challenge to design and build a Rover to compete in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the University of Adelaide campus. Team registrations close 5 September.



University of Adelaide Industry PhD (UAiPhD) projects and scholarships

The UAiPhD is an exceptional and innovative 4 year program, which includes completion of a 6 month industry placement. Applications close 31 August.





Department of Defence: Assessment Centre Masterclass

15 September: How to win that APS graduate job! Bachelors, Masters and PhD students, learn exactly what to expect and how to ace both stages of the recruitment process for a career in the Australian Public Service.



Summer computer and mathematical science internships for credit

We are offering undergraduate students studying Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences an opportunity to do an internship course for credit in the Summer intensive period between November 2020 - January 2021.