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Curtin University

Flag of Australia Western Australia, Australia
School ID: SU610003
Rank: 229
* Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Applied number: 100

Ranked 21st in the QS Top 50 under 50 World University Rankings 2020 - the only Western Australian University, awarded a five-star overall excellence rating the QS Stars University ratings 2017.

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  • Job opportunities
  • Ability to settle


General description

Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university. We also have campuses in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius, and a network of more than 130 international partners. Curtin University prides itself on being recognised nationally and internationally for excellence in education and research. Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018. Curtin has risen to 250th in the world and 13th nationally in the 2018-19 QS World University Rankings. In a global review of young institutions under 50 years, Curtin was placed 20th globally and 4th nationally in the QSWUR: Top 50 Under 50. The University is also placed 68th in the world and 12th nationally in THE Top 200 universities under 50. In the QSWUR by Subject, Curtin has 15 subjects ranked in the top 200 worldwide. Curtin was also awarded five stars overall in the 2017 QS Stars University Ratings.

Why Curtin?

  • With almost a third of our 51,000 students coming from a country outside of Australia, you’ll study in a multicultural and inclusive environment that gives you a sense of belonging.
  • We are ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018.
  • Ranked 21st in the world in the QS Top 50 under 50 World University Rankings 2020 - the only Western Australian University to make this list, awarded a five-star overall excellence rating the QS Stars University ratings 2017.
  •  Practical, internationally recognised courses
  • Innovative teaching methods
  • Graduate highly employable
  • Live in a prosperous and cosmopolitan city - a perfect place to study


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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year AUD$ 8,750
Cost of Living/Year AUD$ 26,260
Application Fee AUD$ 170
Estimated Total/Year AUD$ 35,180

Main majors

  • Agriculture Environment and Sustainability
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Culture, Languages and Indigenous
  • Business, Management and Law


  • Semester 1: Commences: 21 February - Census date: 20 March
  • Semester 2: Commences: 27 July - Census date: 21 August
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