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.

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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.

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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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Now open: PhD Scholarships spanning the complete mining and processing production chain

Generous PhD scholarships in engineering, computer science, data analytics and mathematical modelling are now available.



IMC Financial Market internships

IMC are seeking students in the second to last year of their Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics degree. Applications close 14 April.



Dassault Systèmes Project of the Year 2020 Challenge

Starting 20 April: Show off or create a project using the Dassult Systèmes software and go into the draw to win great prizes!



Department of Defence 2021 Graduate Program

The Department of Defence is now seeking STEM students for its 2021 Graduate Program. Applications close 4 April.



International Day of Mathematics Profile - Tobin South

Saturday 14 March 2020 is the International Day of Mathematics. This year, we're celebrating by sharing how Tobin South, a Higher Degree by Research Candidate from the School of Mathematical Sciences, is developing tools to understand how information flows within our news ecosystem on social media.



Microsoft Protégé 2020 Competition

Microsoft is giving you the chance to put your knowledge into practice through the Protégé annual case competition - applications close Monday 6 April.





BCG 2020 Scholarship Information Webinars

23 June or 2 July: Learn more about the 2020 BCG Scholarship Program offering recipients AUD $20,000 and the potential for a graduate position with the world's fastest growing premium management consulting firm. Register by 19 June.