Ranked in the top two per cent by the 2014 Academic Ranking Of World Universities, Curtin offers its students a fresh, global perspective. We’ll equip you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to solve the big challenges of tomorrow. Along the way, you will benefit from our industry-reviewed courses, modern facilities, award-winning teaching and extensive support services.
As Western Australia’s largest and most multicultural university, Curtin is home to many bright minds. More than 50,000 students study with us, including almost 16,000 international students – the third largest international student population anywhere in Australia.
A global university with big ideas
Based on Curtin’s high proportion of international students, staff and published research, the University was ranked in equal tenth place in the Times Higher Education list of the world’s 100 most international universities 2015. Curtin continues to strengthen its global presence, enjoying partnerships with more than 90 institutions worldwide and welcoming Australia’s third-largest international student population.
In addition to our flagship campus in Perth, we also have campuses in Sydney, Singapore and Sarawak (Malaysia) and agreements to deliver courses at institutions in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Indonesia. Regardless of which Curtin campus you choose to study at, you will be well placed to launch or further your professional career in this growing region and beyond.
Industry-relevant courses with international recognition
Curtin offers a wide range of programmes to turn your passion into a rewarding career. We feel it is important for our students to be ready to make a difference from day one, which is why so many of our degrees combine theory with applied work placements.
Choose from programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level across study areas of business, humanities, science and engineering, and health sciences.
Our programmes are regularly reviewed by both government and industry to ensure that they meet the challenges of today’s changing global market. With many of our degrees backed by national and international accreditation, you will graduate with the skills and the knowledge that employers look for.
At Curtin, you can go beyond the classroom and see ideas come to life in one of our modern facilities.
Experience the excitement of stock trading in the Curtin Business School Trading Room; envision the clean energy source of tomorrow in the AU$116 million Resources and Chemistry Precinct; join research efforts against the spread of chronic diseases in the AU$35 million CHIRI Biosciences Research Precinct or compose the next piece of modern art in our fully equipped digital creativity labs.
Flexible study options
Curtin prides itself on its student-focused flexible study options. Each student can tailor their studies to their needs and transfer between campuses, or opt to study online. Curtin’s flexible study options could give you the opportunity to experience the endless coast of Western Australia, the hustle and bustle of Sydney or life in cosmopolitan Singapore. With multiple academic entry pathways and lots of opportunities for eligible students to change campuses while studying, there’s more than one way to start your Curtin journey.