The School of Engineering at ECU is one of the fastest growing engineering school in Australia with an annual growth of more than 20% in the last few years. The School enjoys some of the best equipped hardware laboratories in the nation, with regular multi-million dollar investments into expanding and maintaining its world-class infrastructure.
Students benefit from programs specifically designed for the needs to Australian and Western Australian industry that cover the engineering sciences with rigour and also have a strong emphasis on 'hands on', practical learning experiences. Courses are offered across a wide range of engineering disciplines including chemical, civil, civil & environmental, mechanical, electrical power, mechatronics, automation & control, electronics & communications, computer systems, and maritime engineering. The School offers both standard 4-year Bachelor of Engineering courses and a 3+2 model comprising a 3-year Bachelor of Engineering Science program followed by a 2-year Master of Engineering. In addition, the school also offers a unique motorsports technology course, and the only aviation course in WA. These features, in addition to a committed and passionate team of academics, mean that the School of Engineering at ECU provides an exceptional environment for the education of graduates well positioned to meet the current and future global challenges of their professions.
The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.
Research at the School of Engineering encompasses a broad range of engineering disciplines and allied sciences. This breadth positions us well to undertake research in sustainability engineering, which is multidisciplinary in nature.
Our world-class facilities include purpose-built labs and project spaces. The Engineering building also contains sustainable systems and infrastructure that decrease its carbon footprint, and provide students access to real systems for sustainable energy education.
Rovik, a 4th year Mechatronics & Motorsports student at Edith Cowan University, headed to the Australian Finals of the competition after taking out the Regional PATW. He competed against the State and Territory winners from across Australia, who were all graduate engineers, but still emerged the winner.
At just 10 per cent of the weight of the average family vehicle, Edith Cowan University Motorsport Team’s latest race car proved that fast things can come in small packages.
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