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Why choose Curtin

We have globally recognised courses and extensive industry connections. You'll be immersed in technology-rich environments and inspired by innovation, creativity and high-impact research.

We're dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible and we would love to welcome you to our university!

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Start your student journey

Choose the type of undergraduate student you are below to get the information you need.

Applicants with recent secondary education

Completed your secondary education in Australia within the past two years? Learn how you can apply to Curtin.

Applicants with work and life experience

See how to apply if you’ve completed a pathway program, finished secondary education more than two years ago or spent time in the workforce.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

Learn how you can gain entry with a TAFE or other vocational education training (VET) qualification.

Applicants with higher education study

Find out how to apply and what credit you may be eligible for if you have previous higher education study.

Take the next step

Further your professional goals or change direction with a postgraduate by coursework degree.

Postgraduate by coursework domestic applicants

Discover the flexible study options, what admission criteria there are and how to apply.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

On your pathway to Curtin, you may have undertaken previous study or work experience that matches the knowledge required for some of your Curtin course units.

Participate in high impact research

Find solutions to global problems as a higher degree by research (HDR) student.

Become a higher degree by research student

Find out how to apply and what to expect as a higher degree by research student at Curtin.

International applicants

A higher degree by research (HDR) from Curtin will enable you to pursue a specialist area in your field, build knowledge in your profession and contribute to important research.

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Scholarships, financial assistance and fees

A scholarship or other form of financial assistance from Curtin or the Australian Government can help you pursue your ambitions and gain a tertiary education.

Other admission pathways

If you don’t meet our admission criteria, there are still plenty of ways to gain entry to Curtin, such as portfolio entry and enabling programs.

Years 10-12

If you are in years 10 to 12, it’s time to start thinking about your plans for uni. We have all the information you need to help you understand enrolment, course selection and all the fun stuff.

Curtin life

Curtin is an internationally focused research and teaching university with an emphasis on real-world issues. Our students graduate job-ready with the skills to make tomorrow better.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

At Curtin, you're encouraged to take control of your own learning with an enduring sense of belonging, autonomy and strength. There's a variety of financial and study-related resources and support services available to assist you.

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Regional study

Pursuing your study journey can often mean relocating to a city centre. Curtin offers a range of courses at regional campuses and online, giving you the flexibility remain at at home while you study.

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If you're moving to Perth and need accommodation, check out the options at our Perth and Kalgoorlie campuses.

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Curtin events

Prepare for life as a student and get involved on-campus with our range of lectures, information sessions and fun events.

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Visit our online support centre for questions on offerings, admission criteria, bridging and enabling courses. Anything Curtin course related, we can answer it.