About Curtin University
Curtin University is globally recognised for its high-impact research, wide range of innovative courses, strong industry partnerships and commitment to producing career-ready graduates who aspire to make tomorrow better.
Practical, internationally recognised courses
There is a wide range of accredited and internationally recognised courses to choose from, delivered in a supportive, student-focused learning environment, and the flexibility to tailor learning to achieve your professional ambitions.
Courses have a practical focus, offering you on-the-job experience. You will learn from experienced teaching staff and benefit from exposure to industry through field trips, internships, practical assignments, guest lecturers and networking events, giving you opportunities for professional learning and increasing your employability.
Strong industry collaboration
Outstanding facilities provide a link for Curtin researchers, industry, government, and the community to work together on many high-impact research projects. These global collaborations drive innovation in key sectors such as business, mining and health and provide you with unique opportunities as a student, with access to real business and research, employer networks and new experiences.
The wide range of professional skills and challenges will broaden your perspective and prepare you for a career anywhere in the world. Curtin has partnerships with more than 90 institutions worldwide and industry partners include Alcoa, Alzheimer’s Australia, Bankwest, BHP Billiton, Cancer Council Western Australia, Chevron, CSIRO, Rio Tinto, the Water Corporation and Woodside.
Graduate career-ready and employable
Curtin collaborates with some of the largest companies in Australia and internationally to ensure our research and education is relevant and that you graduate highly employable. In the Good Universities Guide 2017, which assesses the performance of Australian universities, Curtin received a five star rating (out of five) for learner engagement and skills development.
As a graduate you will belong to a thriving Curtin alumni and can build valuable connections to help you succeed in today’s competitive global market. The Curtin Alumni Community spans over 155 countries and comprises 190,000 Curtin graduates worldwide.
Broaden your skillset
There are some skills you cannot learn in the classroom, so Curtin provides free leadership and volunteering programs to help you build interpersonal skills, boost your confidence and get involved in the community.
When you join Curtin, you join an international family. With over 58,000 students, Curtin is ranked as one of the world’s most international Universities and the 9th nationally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.