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.
A smart microchip that monitors the health of pets and high-value livestock – believed to be the first of its kind in the world – has been named a winner at this year’s Curtinnovation Awards.
Curtin researchers have helped to determine the age of the youngest rocks ever found on the Moon, as part of a global space mission that is working to refine the chronology of the solar system.
Western Australia’s homegrown spacecraft, Binar-1, has been shot into the vacuum of space- deployed into Low Earth Orbit from the International Space Station (ISS), five weeks after blasting off.
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.