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Overview

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

HERDSA president, Dr Allan Goody, awards a HERDSA fellowship to Abigail Lewis. Thumbnail

Abigail Lewis awarded a HERDSA Fellowship

Speech Pathology lecturer and clinical coordinator Abigail Lewis was awarded a HERDSA Fellowship at the National Conference in Melbourne in July, one of only three people nationally to receive this honour in 2015.

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Off by one: A bug hunting story

Mr Peter Hannay will present a SIG Seminar on 21 August in which he discusses identifying and tracing a compiler bug to its root cause.

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When sorry isn't enough

We all know how important it is to say sorry when we’ve done something wrong, but when is a simple apology not enough?

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Student testimonials

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"Security is an intriguing field, and so relevant to our current global situation."

Amanda East

Counter Terrorism and Security Science student

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"I chose ECU because it is a University that believes everyone has the right to a higher education, an ethos I support."

Shane Cucow

Social Science student

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"I think that being able to apply the theory that we learn in our units is the most beneficial aspect of our course."

Chris Scholte

Engineering (Civil) 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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