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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

Keith Reid highlighted the need to consider fathers needs when administering programs for parents, as often their needs are different from those of mothers. Thumbnail

Engagement with the community

Keith Read from Ngala's DadsWA facilitated CHN1101 tutorials focussed on current perspectives.

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ECU Psychoanalytic Symposium 2015

ECU is hosting a series of themed professional development events conducted by eminent psychoanalytic practitioners, experts in their relevant areas.

Drs Jennifer Loh and Ken Robinson recently presented their findings into student retention. Thumbnail

Drs Jennifer Loh and Ken Robinson present on their research on student retention

Research into student retention shows lack of motivation the biggest risk, highlighting students not feeling fulfilled in areas of social relatedness, competence and autonomy as contributing factors.

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Student testimonials

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"Postgraduate education is an essential component of maintaining the credibility of nursing as a profession."

Janet Jones

Master of Nursing graduate

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"Through my studies, I've had access to leading researchers."

Kitty Foley

Doctor of Philosophy student

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"The Social Science degree at ECU offers a variety of majors to specialise in. It is a flexible degree allowing a person to study something that suits their interest."

Megan Butt

Social Science graduate

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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