About the School

The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences combines a highly qualified faculty, with comprehensive undergraduate and graduate program offerings making it the premier choice for the region's school leavers and non-school leavers keen to embark on a career in the dynamic field of Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.

The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences comprehensive teaching laboratory facilities provide valuable hands-on experience in five core engineering specialisations (Chemical, Civil, Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronic and Mechanical)

The four-year Engineering bachelor degree course is accredited by the Institution of Engineers Australia and recognised internationally via the Washington Accord. Our graduates are sought after nationally and internationally as they possess the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to become engineering leaders.


The school is proud of its high rankings according to the most recent (2012) Good Universities Australia findings: where JCU’s Engineering Graduate employment rate is 92%, second highest in QLD and well above the 80% national average. Additionally JCU’s engineering graduates are obtaining the second highest average starting salaries in the state.


The Faculty is led by the Head of School, Professor Yinghe He and is home to over 60 staff and 670 students.

Engineer a career for the future at JCU.

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