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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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Investigation into Building Automation Systems Security

Mr Matthew Peacock will present a seminar on 18 February discussing the internal security of BACnet managed Automation Systems.

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New paper quantifies the blue carbon stocks

Congratulations to Rozaimi on the publication of the second paper from his PhD research. His latest publication in Estuarine & Coastal Shelf Science is titled “Long-term carbon storage and its recent loss in an estuarine Posidonia australis meadow (Albany, Western Australia)”.

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Research explores Australians’ views on family obligations and money

ECU researchers are seeking to examine community views on whether parents should financially support their adult children.

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Student testimonials

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"My course gave me lots of hands-on experience."

Zigourney Nielsen

Biological Sciences student

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"The online course helped me balance study with work/life."

Adam Croswell

Information Technology graduate

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"ECU has helped me realize the type of youth worker I want to be."

Mahendran Swominathan

Social Science (Youth Work) 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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