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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

BYOD devices represent a challenge to organisations that have stringent privacy and security requirements. Thumbnail

BYOD: Herding cats and stable doors, or a catastrophe waiting to happen?

Krishnun Sansurooah will present a SIG Seminar on 17 August discussing the problems and challenges of BYOD in environments with stringent privacy and security requirements.

Josh Hingst was welcomed to the Institute by Professor Rob Newton and Dr Nicolas Hart. Thumbnail

Prominent USA coach hosted by the Institute

Professor Rob Newton welcomed Philadelphia Eagles NFL Coach Mr Josh Hingst to the Health and Wellness Institute last week.

ECU's Dr G. Gregory Haff becomes the NSCA's 14th president, the organisations first international appointment to the role. Thumbnail

Dr Gregory Haff named president of NSCA

Dr Haff was named the 14th president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the first international president appointment for the organisation.

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Student testimonials

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"My lecturers were passionate and committed."

Karina Inostroza

Marine and Freshwater Biology Honours student

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"My double degree gave me the opportunity to study computing technology in detail."

Dion Churchin

Engineering / Computer Science graduate

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"Follow your instincts and a career will follow."

Joshua Lowndes

Engineering (Mechatronics) 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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