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Postgraduate applications

You’re considered a postgraduate student if you have already completed a university degree.

How to apply for a postgraduate course

This page is for domestic students. View information for international students.

  1. Meet course-specific admission criteria

    Search our range of courses for information on admission criteria, Curtin’s English language proficiency requirements and how to apply.

  2. Understand your application document requirements

    Our documentation requirements outline the types of documentation required and acceptable formats.

  3. Choose your study mode

    If you choose to study online, support is available to you. Learn more about our online study support.

  4. Apply

    Once you’re ready to start your application, click the ‘Apply now’ button on the page of the course you are applying for and follow the prompts.

    Some courses may have earlier deadlines. View the table below to see if your course has a course-specific deadline.

Domestic closing dates

  • Semester 2, 2024: Applications opened on Friday 1 March 2024 and will close for most courses on Thursday 4 July 2024.   
  • Semester 1, 2025: Applications will open on Wednesday 1 May 2024 and close for most courses on Thursday 6 February 2025.

Course-specific deadlines

The following opening dates only apply to domestic applicants.

Mid-year entry courses

Applicable mid-year entry courses.

Find out if you’re eligible for credit

If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning (CRL), which exempts you from studying those units.