Curtin University

Curtin is an innovative Australian university that has become truly global. In addition to our largest campus in Perth, Curtin University has campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. Of our 56,000 students, around a quarter come from countries other than Australia, making for a vibrant, culturally-enriched student community. Our vast alumni network now totals more than 220,000 individuals worldwide.

Curtin has rapidly expanded into the globally recognised university we are today. Acknowledged as Western Australia’s most preferred university, Curtin continues to embrace the philosophy of our namesake, former Australian Prime Minister John Curtin, to “look ever forward”. This mantra has instilled a culture of teaching and research excellence and innovation and continues to encourage our staff and students to make tomorrow better.

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen us rapidly rise up the international rankings. We are ranked among the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017. We are also ranked in the top 100 in the world across eight subjects, including second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

Our largest campus in Perth is easy to get to on public transport and very multicultural. There is a variety of on and off-campus housing options and a range of support services to help you enjoy life and succeed in your studies. Our English centre has excellent facilities, a range of student services and dedicated staff to help you improve your English language skills.


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

We have also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so our students can graduate with the skills and knowledge employers want.

We offer courses across the following study areas:

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Free 10-week English program

Curtin is making it easier for international students who don’t meet the university’s English language requirement, offering a free, 10-week English Language Program.

The program is available to all international students who have received an offer to study at Curtin’s Perth campus which is conditional on meeting the required standard of English. Passing the course satisfies that requirement. Terms and conditions apply.


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