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Michael De Gouveia

Michael De Gouveia

Michael De Gouveia

"I wanted to study a course covering all things related to computers - both the hardware and software."

"In Perth only ECU offered my course with the targeted (and interesting) range of units that I wanted. During my course, I have gained not just technical knowledge, but general problem solving and critical thinking as well. The willingness of lecturers to assist with informal meetings is very beneficial - for the most part you can just knock on their doors to discuss something. Most are great mentors and eager to share their knowledge and experiences."

Engineering (Computer Systems) graduate


The School of Engineering is a modern and vibrant school with world-class facilities to support quality teaching and learning and cutting edge research in various high technology fields.

Our school aims to provide students with relevant courses of the highest standard in a friendly and supportive environment, where a strong industry focus enriches the teaching and learning outcomes. We have a large number of state-of-the-art hardware laboratories supporting all the areas of specialisation on offer.

Our school prides itself on its student centred culture. We support students at all levels in their learning journey to make it a rewarding and fulfilling experience and to help them reach their full potential. All of the courses offered by the School of Engineering are closely aligned with industry and the job market. The rigorous coverage of theoretical foundations is augmented by strong practical components which develop knowledge and skills relevant to professional practice. All of our courses also promote social and environmental responsibility and sustainable practices.

Engineering courses are offered in the discipline areas of civil, mechanical, electrical power, mechatronics, control and automation, electronics, communications, computer systems, naval architecture, marine and offshore engineering, and motorsports.

Aviation courses are offered supporting both flying and non-flying professional careers. A FEE-HELP program is available to eligible candidates to support the cost of flying training for those who are interested in qualifying as commercial pilots.

The school is located on ECU’s modern and spacious Joondalup Campus, which offers a harmonious teaching and learning environment and a lifestyle ideal for productive study.

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