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Curtin University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most multicultural university, with more than 53,000 students.

Established in 1986, the university takes its name from the widely respected former Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin, and embraces his philosophy to “look ever forward”, instilling a culture of innovation in its teaching and research.

In 2015 Curtin was ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Students joining Curtin’s campuses in Perth, Malaysia and Singapore can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

Curtin is Western Australia's most preferred university for undergraduate study, with 45 per cent of the state’s undergraduates making Curtin their first preference in 2016. We collaborate with some of the largest companies in the world to stay at the forefront of innovation and equip our graduates with the knowledge, skills and future focus that employers want.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a variety of disciplines, including:

  • Agriculture, environment and sustainability
  • Architecture and construction
  • The arts and creative industries
  • Business, management and law
  • Culture, language and Indigenous
  • Education
  • Engineering and mining
  • Health
  • IT and computing
  • Physical sciences and mathematics.
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This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
258
2012
284=
2013
331=
2014
284
2015
43.80
Overall Score
38.9
Academic Reputation
54.3
Employer Reputation
100
International Faculty
72.7
International Students
39.5
Citations per Faculty
19
2016
74.00
Overall Score
62.6
Academic Reputation
76.1
Employer Reputation
91.5
Citations per Paper
91.9
H-index Citations
251=
2013
317
2014
158
2015
72.40
Overall Score
71.5
Academic Reputation
75.6
Employer Reputation
78
Citations per Paper
65.4
H-index Citations
25
2013
40
2014
23
2015
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
43.80
Overall Score
31
Establishment Year
43.8
WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

59 Undergraduate Courses

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34 Postgraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,859
International
1,147

Number of students

25,637
Postgraduate 17%
Undergraduate 83%

Number of international students

5,552
Postgraduate 35%
Undergraduate 65%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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