Curtin University
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10

Curtin University

location Perth, Australia | Public University
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National Ranking :10

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Founded :1986

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Establishment :1986

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Type :Public

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Total Students :59939

Features

  • On campus accommodationAvailable
  • Off campus accommodationAvailable
  • Part Time WorkPermitted
  • Post Study Work PermitPermitted

Financials

  • Application Fee$0.00 AUD
  • ScholarshipsAvailable
  • Average Hostel & Meals Expense$10669 AUD
  • Average 1st Year Tuition Cost$55615 AUD

Curtin University

Curtin University, formerly known as the Curtin University of Technology and Western Australian Institute of Technology, Curtin was conferred university status after legislation was passed by the Parliament of Western Australia in 1986. Since then, the university has expanded its presence and has campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Mauritius, and has ties with 90 exchange universities in 20 countries. Curtin is an Australian global public research university located on the beautiful west coast of Bentley, Perth, Australia. The university is named after John Curtin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945, and is the largest university in Western Australia, with 59,939 students in 2021 and with more than 1,000 places available on campus for students to stay.  It is associated with the Australian Technology Network, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, and Open Universities Australia. It is associated with the Australian Technology Network, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, and Open Universities Australia. Curtin is the only Western Australian University that produces a PhD recipient for the AINSE gold medal. It is considered the highest recognition for PhD-level research excellence in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Curtin offers undergraduate degree programs and postgraduate degree programs and the university comprises five main faculties with over 95 specialists centres. Since 2007, the university's teaching and research is divided into five faculties, which each include a number of schools. These schools were consolidated in 2020, these are-

 

  • Centre for Aboriginal Studies

 

  • Faculty of Business and Law
    • School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
    • School of Management and Marketing
    • Curtin Law School

 

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
    • Curtin Medical School
    • Curtin School of Allied Health
    • Curtin School of Nursing
    • Curtin School of Population Health

 

  • Faculty of Humanities
    • School of Design and the Built Environment
    • School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry
    • School of Education

 

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
    • School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
    • School of Earth and Planetary Sciences
    • School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    • School of Molecular and Life Sciences
    • Western Australian School of Mines: Minerals and Energy Engineering

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The main Curtin University campus is located in Bentley, Western Australia, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south-east of the Perth central business district. Curtin has three smaller off-site campuses within the Perth metropolitan area. The Graduate School of Business building is located in the Perth central business district in the renovated former Government Printing Office and the law school is located on Murray Street in the old Public Health Department and Chief Secretary's building, a listed building on the State Register of Heritage Places. The ARRC is located in the Technology Park Bentley, adjacent to the main Bentley campus. Curtin has campuses outside Perth, the largest being the Western Australian School of Mines at Kalgoorlie, and a number of micro-campuses in locations such as Esperance, Margaret River and Geraldton. Nursing is the only course offered in Geraldton. The Muresk Institute at Northam left Curtin in 2012.

Bentley Campus

In April 2017 Curtin University established its newest campus in Dubai at Dubai International Academic City. Curtin University Dubai courses use the same structure and unit curriculum as those offered at the Bentley campus. Curtin University Dubai is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority. The academic qualifications granted by Curtin University are certified by KHDA and are recognised in the Emirate of Dubai by all public and private entities.

Dubai campus

The campus in Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia is Curtin's largest international campus. Curtin's operations in Miri began in February 1999. In 2002, a purpose-built campus was opened as Curtin's first offshore campus and the first foreign university campus in East Malaysia. It has around 4,000 students from over 45 countries and academics from more than 15 countries

Malaysia campus

Curtin University opened a Singapore-based campus on 23 November 2008. Curtin Singapore courses use the same structure and unit curriculum as those offered at the Bentley campus.

Singapore campus

Curtin University opened its fourth international campus in Mauritius on 3 May 2018 on the campus of Charles Telfair Institute in Moka south of Port Louis.

Mauritius campus

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