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The Faculty of Humanities comprises of three schools, each with multiple disciplines which specialise in a wide array of degrees so you can follow your passion and put it to work at Curtin. Our schools teach practical and transferable skills that can be applied to a range of workplaces.
School of Design and the Built Environment
Are you a creative person who is fascinated with design, urban life, buildings and the environment, or do you have a desire to improve living conditions for all people?
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Are you driven to help others? The School of Education prepares professionals for practice in a wide range of education-related fields. We are known nationally and internationally for the quality of our programs.
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