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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.

Study with us

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

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Mar

Australian Rover Challenge 2022

University students from across Australia tested their rovers by competing in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the Australian Rover Challenge.

3

Mar

The right attitude helps launch a career in space

Georgia is studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Aerospace) (Honours) with a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences.

3

Mar

The excitement of large datasets and mathematics

For Bridget Smart, it was the excitement of working with large datasets to improve the quality of information online that led her to choose her research area.

3

Mar

Career services final year employability series

Career Services offers the Final Year Employability series annually to assist students sourcing and applying for graduate roles. 

3

Mar

Following the path you love

School of Mathematical Sciences PhD candidate Louise Campbell chose to study STEM after a love of maths and biology in high school.

2

Mar

Statistical problem solving for sepsis

As an undergraduate, Aline completed an Advanced Science Degree and Honours with a major in Mathematics.

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Events

18

Oct

STEM Industry Internship Information Session

You should attend this information session if you are interested in completing an internship as preference may be given to students who have attended these sessions.

23

Sep

IPAS Optics & Photonics Showcase + pizza!

Please join us for an evening celebrating the great work being undertaken in this field at the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS). Even if you don’t think optics and photonics is for you, please come along – you may be surprised! In any case we promise you will be inspired, have fun and be fed.

22

Sep

Ingenuity 2021

Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of architecture, engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. This year, SA's largest technology expo will be brought to you both face-to-face and virtually, letting you choose how you wish to explore this year's 300+ student projects! 

17

Sep

Interactive Virtual Trading Information Session

During this workshop you will learn about options market making, compete with an audience in an interactive game, and participate in a Q&A. We will also provide more information about our free online Options 101 Course and our VR Office Tour and Simulator!

12

Aug

generationYOU 2021

Over the past 6 years, generationYOU has created a thriving community of millennials: students, graduates, young professionals, school leavers and dreamers, with one thing in common – a strong desire to unleash their potential at work (and in life)! Free tickets available – secure your place by 27 August.

11

Aug

Wear it Purple Day

This year, we will be wearing it purple under the theme ‘Start the Conversation, Keep it Going’. This is focused on the important and necessary conversations we have in our daily life; that centre around sexual orientation and gender identity. Here's how you can get involved.

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