Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Welcome to the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology – the home of world-class research and education in STEM.  

With schools ranked in the top 50 globally* and an outstanding reputation for research, teaching, and the quality of our graduates, a qualification from the faculty opens up a world of opportunity. 

Our research output — frequently collaborative with industry and government — is recognised as ‘well above’ world standard^ in 41 distinct areas within STEM.  

This research is solving real-world challenges in everything from space, AI, cardiorespiratory medicine, crop production and environmental science, and underpins our comprehensive degree programs.   

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)

It's time to start considering your application for 3 Minute Thesis!

3MT® is an academic competition which challenges Higher Degree by Research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Applications open 21 May 2024 and close 14 June 2024.

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Research and collaboration

HDR opportunities

Expand your industry connections and discipline-specific skills with one of our world-class PhD and Masters-level research degrees. 

HDR opportunities

Study with us

Learn from our award-winning researchers and academics in one of the world’s most pioneering environments – either through our degrees or short courses. 

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Careers and professional development

We are #1 for graduate employability in SA. Enhance your future employment opportunities and professional skills through our careers service and short courses. 

Careers and professional development

Our Executive Dean

Professor Katrina Falkner FTSE is a Computer Scientist and Executive Dean for the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology at the University of Adelaide. 

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Our Deputy Deans

Our Deputy Deans are an integral part of our Faculty leadership and cover the areas of International, Research, People & Culture and Learning & Teaching.

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Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our team can assist with all types of queries, from enrolment and study plans, to degree checks and credit transfers. Find out how to access our online resources.

Student support

About us

We are pioneers in STEM research and education. Our eight schools offer a comprehensive range of programs and research opportunities.

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Find your degree

Search Degree Finder for undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research degrees, subjects and careers.

*2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities 
^Excellence in Research Australia, 2018 (the most recent assessment date)