Year Of Estabishment
Curtin University aspires to be the award-winning public research university located at Bentley, Perth, Western Australia. The university is globally acknowledged for its creative approach towards excellent research and academic excellence. It takes the pride for being the largest and culturally diversified research University of Australia with more than 50,000 students from across the world. The university is named after Australia’s 14th Prime Minister, John Curtin and embraces the philosophy of Curtin “Look Ever Forward”, infusing culture of innovation in research and its teaching.
The university was established in the year 1986 and since after its conception the university has been successfully producing some of the talented brains and successful learners with its innovative approach towards research and education. Today, Curtin University has emerged to be an innovative, culturally diversified and global public research university which is acclaimed for its strong industry partnerships, high impact research and commitment towards producing job ready learners for future.
Curtin University has the most vibrant and welcoming campuses for students that value the diversity and difference and emphasizes on the practical learning, industry connections. All the campuses are equipped with modern learning facilities and have strong commitments towards social justice. The campuses are designed by keeping the forward-thinking culture in mind.
Being the internationally focused research university, Curtin University offers a variety of post graduate, diploma, graduate and research programs through its varied departments. Some of the departments at Curtin University are:
· Aboriginal Studies
· Biomedical Sciences
· Business Law
· Human Rights Education
· International Health
· Computer Engineering
· Health Science
· Urban and Regional Planning
The teaching at Curtin University is personalized, innovative and collaborative to offer each student with rewarding learning experience. The teaching standards at Curtin University are received five star rating from international QS starts ratings. Curtin University is focused towards transforming the learning experience of the students through promoting excellent learning and teaching designs and rigorous assessment and quality and learner engagement.
The faculty works closely with the research scholars to offer them with evidence base of research. In a bid to render innovative teaching experience to students, Curtin University has collaborated with renowned online platform to provide Massive Open Online Courses to all global learners. Students get the opportunity to learn from some of the expert and experienced education professionals who believe in practical, interactive and life-changing learning. Since the needs of students are unique, Curtin University focuses on providing education with highest flexibility.
Curtin University offers the students with opportunity to choose from a wide range of exciting courses and programs with some flexible options so that they can decide how they study. Some of popular courses include:
· Agriculture, suitability and environment
· Architecture and construction
· Business Management
· Engineering and Mining
· Health Science
· Information Technology
· Physical Sciences
· Applied Linguistics
· Design and Arts
Some of the research courses are: Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Science Education, Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy and Doctor of Sustainable Development.
The main campus of Curtin University can accommodate the population of staff and students that is equivalent to the size of small city. There are a wide variety of amenities and student facilities available within the campus of Curtin University to make life easier, comfortable and convenient for the staff and students. At Curtin University’s campus students can expect to experience the best amenities, foods and drinks, banking and other outlets that are situated within the campus. Everything that a student needs for enhance learning experience is made available within the campus that ensures productive study session.
The wellbeing of the students is well taken care of within the campus. There are centers that will take care of your wellness throughout your academic years. There are other entertainment options within the campus for students. Online services are also made available for students within the campus.
Curtin University has its own housing advisory service that handles the on-campus accommodation for students and also maintains a list of suitable housing options outside the campus. Students need to book their accommodation in university housing well in advance. Students that are new to Perth are highly preferred for in-campus housing facility.
Curtin University’s alumni consist of over 200, 000 inspirational and talented graduates that are serving in varied domains globally. The alumni of Curtin University shares a common history and comprises of innovators, creators, game changers and influencers that are focused towards making tomorrow better.
· Martin Dougiamas – Creator of Moodle
· John Worsfold – Former Coach of West Coast Egales
· Sheila McHale – Former Cabinet Minister in Government of Western Australia
· Amberley Lobo – TV Presenter
There are a variety of sources of financial assistance and scholarships for postgraduate and undergraduate students at Curtin University. Students need to be eligible for the scholarship programs that can help them to cover their education cost and living at Perth during their academic years. Some of the popular scholarships and financial assistance include:
· Go Global Staff Funded Scholarship
· Australia Awards Scholarships
· MRIWA - Directors' Postgraduate Scholarships
· MRIWA - Postgraduate ScholarshipsARC Linkage PhD Scholarships
Masters | Full Time (2 years)
Masters | 2 yr full time
Bachelors | Full Time (5.5 years)