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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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Cognition research featured

PhD student James Brooks discusses the effects of computer games on cognitive abilities.

Oil painting entitled 'Seagrass meadow' by WA Artist (Tony Davis) forms the cover of the guide.

New guide demystifies seagrasses

'A Guide to Southern Temperate Seagrasses' has been designed for both layman and scientist alike.

“Children who have conflict with their teacher whilst in pre-kindergarten are more likely to be picked on by the other children, and they are more likely to be picked on later on as well, in year one,“ says Dr Kevin Runions.

Teachers play a role in peer victimization

Pre-kindergarten children with conflicted teacher relationship more likely bullied.

Student testimonials

  • Andrew Spencer

    "ECU helped me reach higher; 15,000 feet higher."

    Andrew Spencer

    Aviation graduate

  • Chris Scholte

    "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

  • Dr Alexander Watson

    "After completing postgraduate studies at ECU, I now work for the Wilderness Society helping to protect, promote and restore Australia's Wild Country."

    Dr Alexander Watson

    Environmental Management 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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