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Faculty of Humanities

Our diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses provide you with the right skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to follow your passion and put it to work at Curtin.

Industry aligned

Our goal is to ensure a Curtin education remains relevant and valued both by students and employers. By aligning our teaching with the needs of industry, we contribute to the knowledge economy of our nation and future industry leaders.

Our research

Curtin is recognised internationally as a leader for the quality of its research higher degree programs.

Ranked among the world’s best

We’re ranked in the top 25 universities in the world for the field of Architecture, the top 70 in Education, the top 100 in Language, Communication and Culture and the top 150 Globally in Creative Arts and Writing (URAP 2022-23). What’s more, we’re currently the highest-ranked university in Western Australia for Architecture (QS World University Rankings 2023).

Humanities Staff Portal

Faculty Staff can access the Humanities portal here to view the latest Humanities resources and news.

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Tuesday 28 May 2024

Year 9–12 Information Evening for parents

Learn about the transition from high school to university, so you can help your child every step of the way.

Our Schools

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

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

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.

School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry

School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry

Are you curious about new ways of thinking, creating meaning or managing information? Whether you’re a creative individual, ready to find an individual voice to make your mark on the world or looking to apply your critical thinking to make a difference, the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry offers courses which produce job-ready graduates.

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Upcoming scholarship opportunities for Humanities students

Upcoming scholarship opportunities for Humanities students

View our range of upcoming scholarship opportunities available for Humanities students.

High school outreach

We provide opportunities and experiences to enrich curiosity, creativity, and knowledge.

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What’s happening in the Faculty of Humanities

Stay in the loop with our events, news and podcast series, The Future of.

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