Curtin University of Technology

Curtin University of Technology

Introduction:
Curtin is one of the largest universities in Western Australia with over 40,000 students attending 16 Curtin campuses, including Sydney, Singapore and East Malaysia. In January 1987 the Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT) was reborn as Curtin University of Technology, taking up its name from the influential former Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin.

It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, engineering and the arts. There are currently over 3,000 academic staff, 300 scholarships, and there are partnerships with over 90 international universities in more than 20 countries. This gives students the opportunity to receive a quality education, financial help and gives them the opportunity to study all over the world.

Curtin University ranks 15th in Australia. The university offers theoretical training combined with practical training, which sees students partake in placements and internships, applying what they learn to their everyday lives.

Curtin is a culturally diverse community with a lively environment. There are so many clubs students can get involved in, including academic, international, social, religious and issue-based. As one of the best universities in WA, Curtin has an inviting and fun environments, for learning and for socialising.

Arts & Education

Arts & Education

The Faculty of Humanities is one of the largest faculties at Curtin University, offering a range of degrees from Arts and Education to Architecture and Media. There are five Schools and Departments which offer students a range of degrees to practive their creative thinking, practical skills and diverse topics relevant to our society.

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Business & Economics

Business & Economics

The Curtin Business School has seven schools (Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing and Graduate School of Business).

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Science

Science

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has five schools and departments (Science, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computing and The Western Australian School of Mines).

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Nursing

Nursing

The Department of Nursing and Midwifery is part of the Faculty of Health Science, along with Biomedical Sciences, Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Psychology and Speech Pathology and Public Health.

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Engineering

Engineering

The Department of Engineering is part of the Science and Engineering Faculty and there are six schools within the department (Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Computing, Petroleum and Electrical & Computer Engineering).

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Architecture & Design

Architecture & Design

The Department of Architecture and Interior Architecture are part of the Faculty of Humanities. This department offers a Masters degree in Architecture and Philosophy and a PhD in Philosophy. There are over 20 staff members and over five facilities which are designed to teach and train students in the many strong and constructive degrees.

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IT

IT

The Department of Information Technology offers challenging training to students seeking to advance their careers. This department also offers mentoring from third and fourth year students to guide first year students as they adjust to university.

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