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We’re ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for the subjects of Architecture and Built Environment and Education, and in the top 200 for Geography, Art and Design and Communication and Media Studies. What’s more, we’re currently the highest ranked university in Western Australia for Architecture and Education.
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?
School of Education
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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