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Curtin University | Make tomorrow better
Founded in 1966, Curtin University was known as the Western Australian Institute of Technology. The tertiary programs of Perth Technical College, which started in 1900, formed its nucleus. Chosen in 1962, The Bentley campus officially opened in 1966. The first pupils began attending classes the following year. Curtin University is a member of the Australian Technology Network. It is a member of the Australian Technology Network. The University undertakes research in a wide range of academic and applied fields. Curtin is the only Western Australian university whose students have received the Postgraduate Student Gold Medal from the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering as of 2020.
Curtin University – Campuses
The University’s main campus is in Bentley, Western Australia, around 6 kilometers southeast of Perth’s central business district. It offers three minor off-campus sites in the Perth metropolitan area. The Graduate School of Business is in Perth’s central business district’s renovated former Government Printing Office. In contrast, the law school is on Murray Street in the old Public Health Department and Chief Secretary’s building, which is on the State Register of Heritage Places.
Curtin has campuses outside of Perth, the largest of which is the Western Australian School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, as well as a handful of micro-campuses in Esperance, Margaret River, and Geraldton. Geraldton offers only one course: nursing.
Campuses outside Australia
- Dubai campus
- Malaysia campus
- Singapore campus
- Mauritius campus
Academic Ranking of World Universities for 2022 places Curtin University in the top 1% of universities worldwide. QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2021, Curtin University is second in the world for Mineral & Mining Engineering. According to the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia results, 95% of their research output was rated world-class.
Six of the ten major global rankings have declared Curtin University a “Top 10 Australia University” (ARWU, U.S. News, CWUR, Leiden, RUR, URAP). Curtin is 160th internationally and 10th nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings for 2023. Curtin University is in the top 1% of universities worldwide and 9th in Australia in the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Curtin University also obtained its highest-ever ranking in the annual QS World University Rankings, advancing to 193rd in the 2023 edition. Based on the 2022 QS World University Rankings by subject, it was the second worldwide for Engineering – Mineral & Mining and fifth in Australia for Architecture. Curtin’s Creative Writing faculty and alumni have been honored with the Miles Franklin Award seven times.
Its Tourism & Hospitality program was in the top 50 globally in 2021, third in Australia, and first in Western Australia (ShanghaiRanking). Curtin’s Nursing course is at 11th position in Australia in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, while Psychology at Curtin is 8th nationally in the prestigious 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.
Since 2007, the university’s teaching and research have been organized into five faculties (formerly known as divisions), each with several schools. During a time of staff reductions in 2020, these schools were combined. They are as follows:
Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Business and Law
- School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
- School of Management and Marketing
- Curtin Law School
- Curtin Medical School
- Curtin School of Allied Health
- Curtin School of Nursing
- Curtin School of Population Health
- School of Design and the Built Environment
- School of Media, Creative Arts, and Social Inquiry
- School of Education
Science and Engineering
- School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
- School of Earth and Planetary Sciences
- School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences
- School of Molecular and Life Sciences
- Western Australian School of Mines: Minerals and Energy Engineering
- Agriculture, environment and sustainability
- Architecture and construction
- Arts and creative industries
- Undergraduate creative arts and communications
- Undergraduate design
- Postgraduate creative arts and communications
- Postgraduate design
- Business, management and law
- Culture, society and Indigenous
- Engineering, mining, and surveying
- Information technology
- Physical sciences, geoscience, and mathematics
Tuition costs will be charged for each unit taken at Curtin. The cost will vary depending on your course, the units you enroll in, and whether you are a resident or an overseas student.
|Master of Engineering Management||1 Year||AUD 54800|
|Master of Marketing||1.5 Year||AUD 29400|
|Master of Management||1.5 Year||AUD 29700|
|M.com in Marketing||1.5 Year||AUD 29400|
|Master of International Business||18 Month||AUD 29400|
|Master in Business Administration||18 Month||AUD 54200|
|Master of Finance||18 Month||AUD 29400|
|Master of Chemistry Science||2 Year||AUD 27800|
|Master of Supply Chain Management||2 Year||AUD 30500|
|Master of science in mathematics||2 Year||AUD 36700|
|M.Sc Electrical Engineering||2 Year||AUD 36700|
|Master of Human Resource Management||2 Year||AUD 28800|
|M.E. (Petroleum Engineering)||2 Year||AUD 37000|
|M.E/M. Tech in chemical engineering||2 Year||AUD 32600|
|M.E/M. Tech in Electrical Engineering||2 Year||AUD 24500|
|B.E/B. Tech in Mechanical engineering||3 Year||AUD 31000|
|Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Financial Mathematics||3 Year||AUD 35500|
|BSc Actuarial Science||3 Year||AUD 31200|
|B.Com-Accounting||3 Year||AUD 27600|
|Bachelor of Physics Science||3 Year||AUD 28700|
|Bachelor of Science -Actuarial||3 Year||AUD 27700|
|Bachelor of Chemistry Science||3 Year||AUD 28700|
|Business Information system||3 Year||AUD 27600|
|Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM.)||3 Year||AUD 27600|
|B.Com-Management||3 Year||AUD 27600|
|BBA||3 Year||AUD 27600|
|B.E/B. Tech in Engineering||4 Year||AUD 31000|
|B.Com International Business||4 Year||AUD 27600|
|B.E/B. Tech in Civil Engineering||4 Year||AUD 31000|
|Bachelor of Environmental science||4 Year||AUD 28700|
|B.E/B. Tech in chemical engineering||4 Year||AUD 31000|
|Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering||4 Year||AUD 34900|
|BEng Electronic and Communications Engineering||4 Year||AUD 34900|
|B.E/B. Tech in computer engineering||4 Year||AUD 31000|
- Curtin University is internationally renowned for its strong industry links, high-impact research, and diverse range of innovative courses.
- Curtin University is in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022.
- Since 2007, the university’s teaching and research have been organized into five faculties (formerly known as divisions), each with several schools.
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Q1. Is IELTS required at Curtin University?
Ans. To meet Curtin University’s minimal English requirements, applicants must obtain a final result comparable to IELTS Academic with an overall score of 6.5 and no band less than 6.0 at the issuing university.
Q2. How many units can you flunk at Curtin?
Ans. A student may be terminated if they have completed two or more study periods, are currently on Conditional Status, and meet one or more of the following criteria: Failing 50% or more of the enrolled units (for example, enrolled in 4 units and failed 2) A semester weighted average of less than 50.
Q3. How long does it take for Curtin University to send you an offer letter?
Ans. How long does it take to get a response to a Masters’s course research application? Depending on when the Graduate Studies Committee meets, your application could take up to a month to process.