Curtin University


Curtin University will be accepting HSC and IB students with forecast grades!

This means that if your HSC or IB forecast is higher than the entry requirement for the course you wish to apply to, you do not need to wait till next year for your actual results.

Curtin University will give you a confirmed seat based on you forecast grades and you can then proceed with applying for accommodation and visa well in advance of the start date of your course in February 2014.

About Curtin University

Curtin University is internationally ranked in the top 300 universities, with seven campuses across the Asia-Pacific region. Curtin's main campus is the largest and most multicultural university in Western Australia, and has the third largest international student population in Australia. Curtin's courses are constantly evolving to meet the demand for industry-reading graduates, and students may choose courses from the science, engineering, business, health sciences and humanities faculties.

Curtin is recognised nationally and internationally for excellence in education and research. Accordingly, extensive grants have been given to Curtin in recent years to build facilities and conduct research utilising some of the most advanced technologies in the world. Students have access to innovative advancements in research and development in areas such as engineering, health, physical and theoretical science, astronomy, information technology, sustainability and business development.

The University is widely recognised for the practical and applied nature of its courses, which equip graduates with essential skills through exposure to industry and business, and our research, which focuses on solving real world problems. This combination enables Curtin graduates to be effective in the workplace immediately upon graduation.

Why Choose Curtin University?

  • Top 300 in the World
  • Curtin is one of the leading institutes supporting Australia's bid to host the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array.
  • Member of the Australian Technology Network an alliance of five of the most innovative and enterprising universities in Australia.
  • Curtin is the largest and most comprehensive provider of research and education in health sciences in Western Australia.
  • In 2009, Curtin opened $116 million Resources and Chemistry Precinct funded by Curtin, with contributions from BHP Billiton and the Australian Federal Government.

Fields of Study offered at Curtin University

  • Agriculture, environment and sustainability
  • Architecture and construction
  • The arts and creative industries
  • Business, management and law
  • Culture, language and Indigenous
  • Education
  • Engineering and mining
  • Health
  • IT and computing
  • Physical sciences and mathematics

Scholarships @ Curtin University

  • Alumni & Family Scholarship -- 25% of first year of tuition for students who either are, or have a sibling or parent who are, members of Curtin's alumni or are current students at Curtin University.
  • Please get in touch with PTC for details!

Notable Alumni of Curtin University

  • Timothy John Winton an Australian novelist and short story writer. Winton has been named a Living Treasure by the National Trust and awarded the Centenary Medal for service to literature and the community. He is patron of the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers sponsored by the City of Subiaco, Western Australia.
  • Carrie Bickmore Australian radio news presenter and television presenter. Bickmore studied journalism from 1998 to 2000. In 2005 she was a finalist in the 'Best News Presenter' category at the Australian Commerical Radio Awards. From 2007-09 she was the breakfast newsreader on one of Australia's leading radio stations. Since 2006, Bickmore has been presenting television news on one of Australia's major networks, and in 2010 won the Logie Award for 'Best New Female Talent.'
  • Michaelia Cash Australian senator. Cash studied a Bachelor of Arts with a triple major in public relations, politics and journalism, and since entering Federal Parliament in 2007, has been elected to the Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties and the Regulations and Ordinances Committee. In September 2010 Cash was made the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Status of Women and the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration.
  • Ben Templesmith Australian comic book artist. Templesmith has been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards four years in a row for his comic work, and well an International Horror Guild Award. His latest graphic novel, 'Welcome to Hoxford' is set to make it to the big screen; a concept he's written, drawn and developed entirely for film. Templesmith is also the co-creator of '30 Days of Night' with writer Steve Niles. The vampire cult graphic novel was made into a hit movie by 'Spider-Man' producer, Sam Raimi, and stars Hollywood actor Josh Hartnett

Notable Staff / Professors @ Curtin University

  • Associate Professor Kim Scott Health Sciences Aboriginal Health and Education Research Unit, his novel, That Deadman Dance, has won three major awards, the most recent being the Australian Literature Society's Gold Medal: an annual award for outstanding literary work.
  • Professor Dianne Wynaden Professor of mental health at the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, appointed to the state's first Mental Health Advisory Council, and will provide high-level independent advice to the Mental Health Commissioner, Mr Eddie Bartnik, on major issues affecting mental healthcare.
  • Professor Mark Jones School of Nursing and Midwifery, recently accepted a dual appointment through an exciting partnership between WA Health and Curtin University. Professor Jones will divide his time between a newly created Chair in Transcultural Health Improvement at the Faculty of Health Sciences and as Director of the Global Health Alliance of Western Australia (GHAWA).
  • Professor Colin Binns John Curtin Distinguished Professor, School of Public Health, has been awarded a fellowship of the Nutrition Society of Australia. The Fellowship is the society's most senior award and is presented to individuals who have made contributions of special merit to the scientific study of nutrition and its applications to people and animals. This is a double celebration for Professor Binns as he has also received the prestigious 2010 Research Australia Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of the long-standing support he has given to health policy, practice and medical research over three decades.