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Curtin University Overview Statistics

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    Year: | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009

    2008

    Number of students (headcount) by faculty

      Humanities Curtin Business School Science and Engineering Health Sciences Centre for Aboriginal Studies Cross Inst & Extension Curtin Sarawak Total Students
    Total Students 7,861 15,592 7,190 8,142 319 2,247 1,763 42,252
    COURSE LEVEL
    HD - Research 319 258 861 363 8 3 19 1,966
    HD - Coursework 644 2,903 666 853 - 25 27 5,112
    Postgraduate 413 443 254 548 1 19 - 1,675
    Graduate Certificate 172 495 75 448 2 148 - 1,338
    Bachelor's - Honours 85 39 50 26 10 - - 210
    Bachelor's - Pass 5,530 11,400 5,085 5,710 103 377 1,716 29,730
    Other Undergraduate 22 196 18 70 153 12 - 471
    Non Award Courses 732 113 284 215 42 1,662 1 3,043
    STUDENT TYPE
    Commonwealth Supported 4,482 4,294 4,160 5,062 308 507 - 18,653
    Domestic Fee Paying 814 1,869 737 1,380 4 519 2 5,277
    Domestic Research 251 139 334 270 7 1 - 997
    Fee Paying International (Onshore) 1,477 5,025 1,512 1,058 - 942 222 9,757
    Fee Paying International (Offshore) 875 4,298 523 412 - 288 1,539 7,821

    Equivalent Full Time Students (EFTSL) by faculty

      Humanities Curtin Business School Engineering, Science & Computing Health Sciences Aboriginal Studies Centre Cross Inst & Extension Sarawak (Miri) Total EFTSL
    Total EFTSL 5,429.1 10,363.3 5,132.4 5,587.2 281.8 1,026.7 1,495.6 29,316.0
    COURSE LEVEL
    HD - Research 186.8 146.6 497.2 212.2 5.4 0.6 11.4 1,060.2
    HD - Coursework 314.3 1,561.1 326.8 448.1 - 10.9 7.3 2,668.4
    Postgraduate 192.1 180.8 98.5 224.4 0.1 7.3 - 703.2
    Graduate Certificate 46.9 133.9 18.1 121.8 0.8 75.9 - 397.2
    Bachelor's - Honours 60.0 32.4 35.2 23.3 8.3 - - 159.1
    Bachelor's - Pass 4,247.0 8,127.1 4,027.3 4,394.7 91.1 266.6 1,476.8 22,630.6
    Other Undergraduate 9.0 121.9 12.0 66.6 139.8 5.4 - 354.6
    Not for Degree 373.1 59.6 117.3 96.2 36.4 660.0 0.1 1,342.7
    FUNDING CATEGORY
    Commonwealth Supported 3,454.8 2,916.8 3,199.2 3,886.2 275.5 318.6 - 14,051.1
    Domestic Fee Paying 274.9 731.4 162.8 504.5 0.9 170.1 0.8 1,845.4
    Domestic Research 155.8 85.4 297.9 177.4 5.4 0.6 - 722.5
    Fee Paying International (Onshore) 1,006.4 4,013.5 1,188.9 869.2 - 440.3 189.4 7,707.7
    Fee Paying International (Offshore) 537.1 2,616.1 283.6 149.9 - 97.1 1,305.4 4,989.2

    Other Breakdowns

    ONSHORE LOCATIONS
    LOCATION STUDENTS EFTSL
    Perth & Environs 32,119 22,143.4
    Kalgoorlie 570 351.1
    Northam 269 151.1
    Geraldton 143 94.0
    Margaret River 127 64.9
    Sydney 1,532 1,195.3
    Mildland 63 41.8
    Albany 91 54.5
    Esperance 24 15.4
    Karratha 15 10.0
    South Hedland 16 10.6
    SELECTED OFFSHORE LOCATIONS
    LOCATION STUDENTS EFTSL
    Malaysia 3,382 2,492.2
    Singapore 1,666 831.3
    Hong Kong 1,483 724.3
    Mauritius 790 640.7
    Vietnam 280 159.0
    Indonesia 165 111.1
    Netherlands 156 45.8
    Sri Lanka 115 83.3
    China 90 26.1
    GENDER STUDENTS EFTSL
    Female (53%) 22,659 15,498.2
    Male (47%) 19,593 13,817.8
    TOTAL 42,252 29,316.0
    AWARD COMPLETIONS - 2008
      STUDENTS EFTSL
    Postgraduate Research 176 -
    Postgraduate Coursework 3,040 -
    Undergraduate 7,136 -
    TOTAL 10,352 -

    Number of Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Staff

    Faculty/Area Academic General Total
    Humanities 325.8 90.0 415.8
    Curtin Business School 300.5 108.3 408.8
    Science and Engineering 409.4 193.7 584.6
    Health Sciences 408.8 173.0 581.8
    Centre for Aboriginal Studies 36.6 10.9 47.5
    Student Support 20.4 68.4 88.8
    Library 11.3 101.0 112.3
    Student Central (Administration) 42.7 406.2 448.9
    Buildings & Grounds 6.1 141.1 147.2
    Central Computing 13.4 181.4 194.8
    Other 33.6 91.4 125.0
    TOTAL 1,608.6 1,565.4 3,155.5

    Notes:

    1. All data is the sum of the whole year's activities and enrolments
    2. Students can be enrolled in more than one sub-category, therefore data will not always sum to equal totals
    3. Staff data is a snapshot taken at 31 of March 2008.
    4. Staff data excludes Curtin VTEC and Curtin Sarawak as well as other offshore locations.
    5. Student data include bridging courses not reported to Government

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