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The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science is ECU’s largest and most diverse faculty, offering a wide range of degree programs that are informed by its extensive research portfolio. Our faculty maintains strong links with industry and engages with communities in the local, national and international arenas. Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure students and researchers have access to the latest equipment used in their field.

Study areas 

The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science offers a wide range of popular degree programs across the following study areas:

News & events

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Just World Lecture

Monash University's Associate Professor Pamela Snow will present the Just World Lecture on 25 November at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox presents nursing student Lisa McFarland with a Special Commendation Award in recognition of her outstanding charity work. Thumbnail

Vice-Chancellor awards Special Commendation to nursing student

Lisa McFarland's charity work recognised for creating positive outcomes in the community and the university whilst upholding the core values.

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New prostate cancer study open for enrolment

Collaborating with Perth hospitals to investigate the role of exercise in counteracting sexual dysfunction following prostate cancer.

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Student testimonials

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"Doing prac as part of my nursing course was an amazing experience."

Amy Heslop

Nursing student

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"ECU is the only uni in WA that offers the Children and Family Studies specialisation."

Angela Sabitzer

Social Science student

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"The support from ECU staff has enabled me to study part-time while working."

Kate Appleton

Health Science (Nutrition) student

Research activity

Our faculty is committed to high quality research that contributes positively to our society. We aim to develop practical solutions to current problems. Housing two of the University’s research institutes and eight research centres, our research is centred around five areas of research strength: Health and Wellness, Environment and Sustainability, Engineering and ICT Photonics, Security, and Society.

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