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Engineering, mining and related technologies

Drive positive change and solve global challenges like climate change, renewable energy options and resource management.

Change is closer than you think

In our engineering courses, you’ll develop your problem-solving skills and learn to design, construct and test machines, systems, structures, materials and processes.

We combine theory with practical study, offer excellent facilities and innovative teaching methods, and prepare you to work in an industry where you can positively impact lives and communities around the world.

Curtin is a leader in research and collaboration, with expertise across many engineering disciplines including chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mechatronic, metallurgical, mining and petroleum engineering.

Industry-connected experience

Our partnerships with BHP, Cisco, CPB Contractors, CSIRO, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Rio Tinto and Woodside help you gain experience in industry.

#1 in the southern hemisphere

We’re ranked first in the southern hemisphere and second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering.
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

Curtin Engineering Pavilion

The main engineering building at Curtin Perth is 5-star green-rated and contains technologies that double up as hands-on learning tools for students.