Making the decision

Making the decision to further your education with a higher degree by research is a significant step in your professional life. Curtin offers world-class facilities and the establishment and growth of our research programs has been the result of our strong, strategic partnerships and the recruitment of exemplary research leaders.

National and internationally recognised research

Curtin’s research profile is recognised across the world. We’re ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Dedicated research support

The Graduate Research School (GRS) oversees high level policy, administration and leadership matters related to Curtin’s HDR programs.

Your enrolling school will have a dedicated Director of Graduate Research to provide assistance and support during your studies.

World-class facilities

Curtin drives innovation in key sectors, such as mining business and health research opportunities through powerful collaborations with academia, industry, government and community groups. Enhanced learning environments, with widespread access to technology and research spaces, respond to the changing needs to higher education delivery.

Our campus will continue to grow, innovate and provide the highest quality research facilities in the future. The Curtin 2030 Master Plan will transform the Perth campus into a culture hub, connecting the University and the broader community in innovative, collaborative and enriching new ways.

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