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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kliti Grice has been awarded a prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship from the Federal Government.
A Curtin University researcher has received a prestigious international award for his work over several decades unlocking the secrets of rock physics.
Curtin University research has found tiny amounts of gold can be trapped inside pyrite, commonly known as ‘fool’s gold’, which would make it much more valuable than its name suggests.
Curtin researchers studying microorganisms deep beneath the site of the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs have discovered the ancient impact continues to influence life there today.
Everyday, we breathe in more hazardous chemicals and gases at home, work and in the environment than you think.
Snakes might seem pretty scary, but did you know they’re essential in maintaining the balance of their ecosystems?
Are shark attacks sensationalised by the media, or have sharks acquired a taste for human flesh? Learn the truth with Melissa Márquez, the Mother of Sharks.