Curtin University

Curtin University

About Curtin University

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Curtin University
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Curtin University
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Western Australia  6845
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Curtin University is a public university based in Perth, Western Australia. It is named after John Curtin, Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945, and is the largest university in Western Australia. Curtin University is a member of the Australian Technology Network (ATN).

Curtin is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-impact research and a wide range of innovative courses.

Curtin Perth Campus

Curtin’s largest campus, Curtin Perth, is located in the suburb of Bentley, about six kilometres south-east of central Perth.

Curtin Murray Street Campus

Curtin Murray Street, in Perth’s central business district, is home to the Curtin Graduate School of Business and Curtin Law School.

Curtin St Georges Terrace Campus

Curtin’s premises at 137 and 139 St Georges Terrace strengthen it’s links with industry partners and reconnects with graduates working in the area through learning opportunities for business professionals and postgraduate students.

Curtin Kalgoorlie Campus

Kalgoorlie is the base of operations for the globally renowned WA School of Mines: Minerals, Energy and Chemical Engineering.


The university comprises five main faculties and over 95 specialist centres.

Faculty of Business and Law

• School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

• School of Management and Marketing

• Curtin Law School


Faculty of Health Sciences

• Curtin Medical School

• Curtin School of Allied Health

• Curtin School of Nursing

• Curtin School of Population Health


Faculty of Humanities

• School of Design and the Built Environment

• School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry

• School of Education


Faculty of Science and Engineering

• School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

• School of Earth and Planetary Sciences

• School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences

• School of Molecular and Life Sciences

• Western Australian School of Mines: Minerals and Energy Engineering


Rankings and reputation

Curtin ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021

Curtin was ranked 194th in the 2022 annual QS World University Rankings.

Hospitality & Tourism Management

Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 ranks Curtin in the Top 50 universities worldwide in the field of Hospitality & Tourism Management, and 5th in Australia.


QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 ranks Curtin’s Nursing course equal 11th in Australia, while Psychology at Curtin ranked equal 9th nationally in the reputable 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THEWUR) by Subject.

Science and Engineering

It was ranked 2nd in the world for Engineering - Mineral & Mining in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

In the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, Curtin ranked 1st in Australia for Mathematics, 2nd in Australia for Earth Sciences and 2nd in Australia for Chemical Engineering.


It was ranked 5th in Australia for Architecture in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.


In The Good Universities Guide 2022 Curtin achieved a 5 star status for student demand, teaching quality, and learning resources.


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