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Faculty of Science & Engineering

If you’re fascinated by everything around you, we can help you to develop the knowledge & skills you’ll need to make tomorrow better.

Industry-connected education experience

Curtin’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) offers you an industry-connected education experience in which you will learn how to provide solutions to complex societal challenges and improve the quality of life for people all around the world.

Our research

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

Teaching and learning

Through our courses, you’ll have the opportunity to put the concepts you learn in the classroom into practice. Together, this enables you to learn key field skills, engage with local industry and undertake on-the-ground research.

Bachelor of Advanced Science

Curtin’s Bachelor of Advanced Science offers you the ability to both suit your general interests in science and focus on your topic of speciality, and gives you access to advanced-level units relevant to an honours degree.

Our schools

We combine theory with practical study and offer facilities and innovative teaching methods to prepare you for your chosen career. As Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university, and with Australia’s third largest international student population, Curtin University is a leader in science and engineering research and collaboration.

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School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

The School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and high-quality research in civil and mechanical engineering. The school has extensive laboratory facilities including pavement/geotechnology research facilities and water laboratory enhancements.

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School of Earth and Planetary Sciences

We provide world-class training for geoscientific and geospatial careers through our industry-recognised teaching programs, and undertake fundamental and applied research into the past, present and future of our planet and solar system.

School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences

School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Formed in 2017, our school brings together Curtin’s core capabilities across electrical engineering, computing, physics and mathematics, to better understand and advance our data-driven world.

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School of Molecular and Life Sciences

The School, comprising of the Disciplines of Agriculture & Food, Chemistry, and Ecology, delivers outstanding education programs in these and related topics such as Agribusiness, Environmental Science, Coastal and Marine Science, and Biochemistry.

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WA School of Mines: Minerals, Energy and Chemical Engineering

For more than a century, the School has been committed to providing some of the world’s finest mining and minerals education facilities.

Curtin science and engineering degrees

Applications are now open for Semester 1, 2024.

Ready to progress your career? Whether you’re interested in cyber security, artificial intelligence, the future of energy or any other area within science and engineering, we have a postgrad degree that can help you expand your career prospects.

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