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Curtin University

Kent Street, Bentley Perth View map
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6K-8K
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25,251
Yes
1,866
5,019

Overview

is a vibrant and collaborative place where ideas, skills and cultures come together. With campuses in Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, as well as a network of university partners around the world, Curtin is an international university with a rapidly expanding global footprint.

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings. It is ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities and is 250 in the world in the 2019 QS World University Tops.

Curtin’s courses are also highly regarded in the 2018 QS World University Tops by Subject, ranking second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, in the top 50 for earth and marine sciences, and in the top 100 for architecture/built environment, education and sports-related subjects.


Driving innovation through world-class research

Curtin’s international reputation for research is building momentum. The University strikes a balance between research that solves defined problems for industry and society, and research that pushes the boundaries of understanding.

It leads a number of major international research projects in minerals and energy, defence, data analytics and emerging technologies, health sciences, astronomy, sustainable development and agriculture, and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the , the and .

The University forges collaborations and shares knowledge across faculties, campuses and with a ‘big picture’ approach to research and transforming complex problems into innovative solutions that have far-reaching impact.

Global connections

The University’s physical expansion has mirrored its forward-looking nature, with campuses in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, as well as course delivery through more than 90 partner institutions worldwide. These connections provide opportunities for students to study part of their degree abroad and add a global dimension to their degree.


Learning reinvented
Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The University also incorporates work integrated learning activities in course curricula and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency. This enables students to graduate with skills and knowledge directly applicable to the workplace.


Greater Curtin
Greater Curtin is a transformation of Curtin’s main campus in Perth. The project, designed around a vision for 2030, will develop the campus into a vibrant and diverse community of undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses, all in one place. It aims to enrich students’ study experiences through the construction of new teaching and learning facilities that encourage interactive and collaborative learning, and the refurbishment of existing learning spaces.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Curtin Business School

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Centre for Aboriginal Studies

Curtin Business School

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Science and Engineering

University Highlights

Total students - 25,251

16%
84%

International students - 5,019

60%
40%

Total faculty staff - 1,866

1210
656

Total students - 25,251

16%
84%

International students - 5,019

60%
40%

Total faculty staff - 1,866

656
1210

Undergraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
24,000 - 26,000

Postgraduate Program

18,000 - 20,000
24,000 - 26,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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