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.
The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science offers a wide range of popular degree programs across the following study areas:
Feral cats are estimated to eat tens of millions of native animals each night in Australia. But what kinds of wildlife are they eating?
Two-thousand fluorescent pink mosquitos are helping scientists identify mozzie breeding grounds and assess the effectiveness of a larvicide used for 15 years in the Shire of Kalamunda.
Detecting a decline in certain sensory functions may become the future of preventing Alzheimer's disease, with research showing smell testing and retinal imaging to be strong predictors of dementia risk.
"The diversity of ECU's course was an accurate reflection of the field itself."
"Academic learning and hospital placements have made my course diverse."
Nursing and Midwifery student
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.