Curtin University

About Curtin University

Curtin University takes an innovative approach towards teaching and research.

Its campuses are vibrant, welcoming spaces that value diversity and difference, emphasise industry connections and practical learning, have a strong commitment to social justice, and foster a forward-thinking culture for its students, staff and the wider community.

In line with developments in Perth, Curtin University is beginning to transform its main Bentley Campus into a cultural hub where members of the community can live, study, work and socialise together as part of the Greater Curtin project.

As Curtin University moves into 50th anniversary,  its renewed focus will be on delivering excellence and strengthening its position as a leading global university, according to its vision, mission and values.
 

Key stats

Total students: 52,000 (20% postgraduate)6
Founded: 1966...

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About Curtin University

Curtin University takes an innovative approach towards teaching and research.

Its campuses are vibrant, welcoming spaces that value diversity and difference, emphasise industry connections and practical learning, have a strong commitment to social justice, and foster a forward-thinking culture for its students, staff and the wider community.

In line with developments in Perth, Curtin University is beginning to transform its main Bentley Campus into a cultural hub where members of the community can live, study, work and socialise together as part of the Greater Curtin project.

As Curtin University moves into 50th anniversary,  its renewed focus will be on delivering excellence and strengthening its position as a leading global university, according to its vision, mission and values.
 

Key stats

Total students: 52,000 (20% postgraduate)6
Founded: 1966
 

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Graduate Satisfaction & Employment

Curtin University performs close to average on most postgraduate outcomes, and above average in skills improvement and salary.

Overall satisfaction1: 81.9% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 70.9% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 85.6% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 83.7% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $88,000 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 84.8% (national average 84.0%)

Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
 

Applying for postgraduate study

Applying for a postgraduate by coursework degree at Curtin is easy, just follow the steps below.

  1. Choose the course you wish to study by browsing our courses website.
  2. Check that you satisfy our admission requirements.
  3. See if you need to provide supporting documentation with your application. If you do, make sure it meets our certification guidelines.
  4. Click the ‘Apply – find out how’ button on the course page.
     

Footnotes

  1. The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
  2. The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
  3. The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
  4. The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
  5. The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
  6. Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
  7. The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.
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