There are a number of different ways to gain entry into a Faculty of Science & Engineering course at Curtin. To explore a range of Science & Engineering courses, and their entry requirements, visit the Science & Engineering Undergraduate Course page. Navigate to your chosen course offering and select 'Admission Criteria'.
If you don't meet the minimum entry requirements to apply for your chosen course, you may be able to meet these requirements in another way.
The Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) is a flexible course that allows you to design a major to give you a solid grounding in science that can be used as a stepping stone to other science-related degrees. Applicants may be able to study this course to meet specific course weighted average, prerequisite or other admission criteria for their chosen course, and may then apply to become a Curtin course switcher. This course may be used as a pathway for competitive courses such as, but not limited to:
If you don't as yet meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science), you may be able to demonstrate this via another pathway:
UniReady Enabling Program
UniReady is a one-semester (12 weeks, plus orientation and exam weeks) program offered in both semesters and is designed to help applicants gain entry into a range of Curtin's undergraduate courses. For further information, visit the UniReady Enabling Program webpage.
This is a form of alternative entry available for a range of Faculty of Science and Engineering courses. Through the submission of a portfolio, applicants may be able to demonstrate equivalence to Curtin's ATAR entry. For further information, visit the Portfolio Entry webpage.
STAT (Special Tertiary Admissions Test)
The STAT may provide applicants with alternative entry into Curtin if they satisfy the required scores from both the Multiple Choice and Written English components of the test. The Written English component may be used by applicants to satisfy Curtin's English competency requirements in some circumstances. Not all applicants are eligible to take the STAT and some courses do not accept STAT for entry. For further information, visit the STAT webpage.
Previous study at a vocational institution may help you get into Curtin and potentially allow you to finish your degree faster. For further information, visit our TAFE (VET) or other AQF qualifications webpage.
Curtin College is an integrated pathway provider to Curtin University and offers courses designed to prepare applicants for entry into the second year of Curtin's bachelor degree. For further information, visit the Curtin College webpage.
Open Universities Australia (OUA)
Qualifications from OUA can qualify you for entry into Curtin. Students who complete two degree level units (minimum 25 credits each unit) with separate evidence of English competence will satisfy Curtin's minimum entry requirement. Students who complete four degree level units will meet minimum entry and English competence. For information on courses available, visit the Open Universities Australia webpage.