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Why choose Curtin?

Curtin University is a great place to start your career. The vibrant culture of innovation and collaboration, globally recognised courses and extensive industry connections will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the global workplace. With campuses in Western Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, 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.

Our strong global reputation has seen us rise up the international university rankings in recent years

We’re now ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019 and have risen to 217th in the world in the QS World University Ranking 2020-21 and to an estimated position of 258th in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Graduate ready for the job market
Courses are offered across a wide range of subject areas in business, law, science, engineering, health, creative industries, architecture, construction and education. You'll study in technology-rich learning environments that recreate real workplaces, enhancing your studies and giving you hands-on practical experience. You can also increase your employability through internships, and working on real-world projects that strengthen your skills and expand your industry knowledge.

Maintain your work-life balance
There are flexible study options to suit different interests and career goals. Depending on your course, you could choose to study on campus, online, and either part-time or full-time. Some courses offer evening and weekend classes, so you can work while you study. You could also choose to study part of your course in a different country or different Curtin campus, adding a global dimension to your degree.

Support when you need it
We offer a range of support services to help you while you study. Curtin Connect provides assistance related to your enrolment, getting your student ID card and organising your timetable; while other support includes health and wellbeing services, a sports centre and gym, a childcare centre, on-campus accommodation and housing services, learning support, prayer rooms and career support.

Opportunities for research
Curtin 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. We often work with business, government and industry, and commercialise innovative ideas. To find a thesis supervisor, visit our Higher degree by research How to Apply webpage.

Experience one of the world's most liveable cities
Situated on the beautiful western coast of Australia, Perth if a safe, picturesque and multicultural city, and is one of the most affordable cities to live in Australia. The city centre is home to Elizabeth Quay, colourful shopping malls, and cafes and restaurants offering cultural cuisine from around the world. The city regularly hosts international sporting competitions as well as music concerts, live entertainment, festivals and performance arts. 

Be part of the City of Innovation
With a culture of inclusiveness, diversity and forward thinking, Curtin's Perth campus in Bentley is undergoing extensive development with the creation of the 'Greater Curtin' city of innovation. Greater Curtin will house a range of public infrastructure and amenities including businesses, housing, open spaces and recreational facilities, creating a dynamic environment that invites the community in.

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Updated 18/06/2020 11.45 PM