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About Curtin University

Curtin University is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research and wide range of innovative courses.

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.

Highly employable graduates

Curtin collaborates with some of the biggest companies in Australia and internationally, to ensure our research and education is relevant and that you graduate highly employable. In the Good Universities Guide 2014, which assesses the performance of Australian universities, the university received a five star rating (out of five) for graduate starting salaries.

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.