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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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Battle between Seagrass and Boat Moorings

900 moorings believed to have devastated 48,000m2 of seagrass from Rottnest Island’s bays.

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Genetics Meets Life Experience

Directions Disability Support Services participated in a Medical Genetics forum innovated by Dr Balmer.

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Tiny creatures to inform our biggest industry

Could tiny microbes living in rivers of the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales hold the key to improved rehabilitation of mine sites?

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Student testimonials

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"I chose Psychology at ECU so I could help others."

Alyx Sidebottom

Psychological Science graduate

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"My passion for motorsport led me to this course, all the way from Sydney."

Alexander Barry

Motorsports Technology student

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"We get to use the latest equipment used in the industry. This gives us an extra edge."

Bojan Markoski

Civil Engineering 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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