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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.

Student testimonials

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

Alexander Barry

Motorsports Technology student

News & events


Team breeds talent

ECU's Motorsports Team is proving to be the breeding ground for the next generation of racing professionals.


Bee whispering

Researchers have developed an innovative non-invasive way to check the health of beehives by listening to their buzzing.


Quick off the mark

ECU Motorsport Team’s latest car ‘Emma’ sped in to second place at a national competition in Victoria.

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Research activity 

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.


Take a tour, meet the machines.

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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.

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