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Curtin University Overview Statistics

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

    2009

    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 8,370 15,879 7,660 8,941 304 2,132 2,095 44,471
    COURSE LEVEL
    HD - Research 319 285 944 410 9 7 28 2,151
    HD - Coursework 572 2,960 780 998 - 22 50 5,379
    Postgraduate 366 429 288 547 2 25 4 1,661
    Graduate Certificate 184 555 82 362 4 20 6 1,212
    Bachelor's - Honours 83 32 64 17 12 - - 208
    Bachelor's - Pass 6,334 11,604 5,334 6,363 65 361 2,008 31,885
    Other Undergraduate 31 201 22 72 156 8 - 490
    Non Award Courses 516 74 210 225 56 1,689 5 2,769
    STUDENT TYPE
    Commonwealth Supported 4,578 4,467 4,290 5,666 289 495 2 19,613
    Domestic Fee Paying 738 1,992 734 1,311 7 380 2 5,057
    Domestic Research 259 136 436 318 8 6 - 1,157
    Fee Paying International (Onshore) 1,250 5,400 1,731 1,143 - 1,079 243 10,327
    Fee Paying International (Offshore) 1,585 3,989 557 541 - 183 1,848 8,638

    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 5,955.4 10,656.5 5,509.2 6,125.1 265.6 971.7 1,755.9 31,239.5
    COURSE LEVEL
    HD - Research 191.7 163.5 547.7 249.3 5.6 5.6 18.0 1,181.4
    HD - Coursework 275.5 1,607.4 367.9 544.5 - 8.9 27.9 2,832.1
    Postgraduate 167.9 176.6 119.0 240.8 0.4 13.1 1.6 719.4
    Graduate Certificate 50.1 149.9 21.1 104.1 0.8 10.0 1.6 337.6
    Bachelor's - Honours 61.8 25.6 44.1 14.0 6.8 - - 152.3
    Bachelor's - Pass 4,939.6 8,355.6 4,263.7 4,805.1 67.6 240.8 1,705.8 24,377.6
    Other Undergraduate 12.0 127.3 16.1 68.5 138.9 2.8 - 365.5
    Not for Degree 256.8 50.6 129.6 98.8 45.5 690.5 1.0 1,272.6
    FUNDING CATEGORY
    Commonwealth Supported 3,512.5 3,039.0 3,369.2 4312.6 258.8 299.1 0.5 14,791.7
    Domestic Fee Paying 249.9 744.3 170.0 365.6 1.1 74.2 - 1,605.1
    Domestic Research 159.6 83.0 322.3 204.8 5.6 5.6 - 780.8
    International Onshore Fee Paying 637.5 3029.3 1,306.7 940.7 - 122.5 158.8 6,195.5
    International Offshore Fee Paying 5.4 17.9 40.3 8.9 - 1.0 1.5 75.0
    Partner Onshore Fee Paying 214.8 1,117.5 - 96.2 - 327.4 0.4 1,756.2
    Partner Offshore Fee Paying 1,175.8 2,625.6 300.0 195.6 - 70.0 1,594.8 5,961.8
    Other Fee Paying - - - 0.6 - 72.2 - 72.8

    Other Breakdowns

    ONSHORE LOCATIONS
    LOCATION STUDENTS EFTSL
    Perth & Environs 33,736 23,310.8
    Kalgoorlie 588 357.2
    Northam 139 102.7
    Geraldton 138 91.9
    Margaret River 129 66.6
    Sydney 1,589 1,218.4
    Mildland 70 44.1
    Albany 88 55.6
    Esperance 33 19.8
    Karratha 18 9.8
    South Hedland 10 5.4
    SELECTED OFFSHORE LOCATIONS
    LOCATION STUDENTS EFTSL
    Malaysia 4,270 3,327.0
    Singapore 1,853 952.5
    Hong Kong 1,292 636.6
    Mauritius 851 703.3
    Vietnam 180 115.3
    Indonesia 80 55.0
    Netherlands 94 24.1
    Sri Lanka 115 121.4
    China 78 19.3
    GENDER STUDENTS EFTSL
    Female (54%) 23,945 16,615.3
    Male (46%) 20,526 14,624.2
    TOTAL 44,471 31,239.5
    AWARD COMPLETIONS - 2008
      STUDENTS EFTSL
    Postgraduate Research 189 -
    Postgraduate Coursework 3,095 -
    Undergraduate 7,237 -
    TOTAL 10,521 -

    Number of Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Staff

    Faculty/Area Academic General Total
    Humanities 327.5 86.7 414.2
    Curtin Business School 328.8 126.6 455.4
    Science and Engineering 442.0 217.8 659.8
    Health Sciences 440.5 189.7 630.3
    Centre for Aboriginal Studies 34.1 10.5 44.6
    Student Support 21.9 73.4 95.2
    Library 11.8 95.1 106.9
    Student Central (Administration) 25.4 348.4 373.8
    Buildings & Grounds 12.1 164.2 176.3
    Central Computing 16.0 172.6 188.6
    Other 38.3 97.1 135.4
    TOTAL 1,727.2 1,684.8 3,411.9

    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 8 September 2010.
    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