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Re-imagine the world you want to live in.

With a career in Science and Engineering, you will embark on new discoveries about the forces that shape our planet and push the limits of possibility to make tomorrow better.

Science and engineering undertaking on the job training

Curtin University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering is a place where you can apply your studies to real-world industry challenges. The faculty is involved in a variety of high-impact research initiatives, including the Murchison Widefield Array and the Square Kilometre Array.

Partnerships with BHP, Cisco, CPB Contractors, CSIRO, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Rio Tinto and Woodside are examples of the faculty’s integration with industry and government.

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Explore our study areas

Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability

Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability

Our planet needs highly educated and informed people to sustainably manage our natural and farmed environment, while still providing the necessary resources for our ever-increasing human population. You can study ways to conserve and manage our environment in the face of climate change by selecting streams in wildlife biology, restoration, genetics or environmental chemistry, or study for a career in agribusiness to contribute to sustainably producing food and fibre for the future.

IT and Computing

IT and Computing

Explore new technology and show your creative flair and eye for technical detail. You can learn to program computers, administer networks and design software and multimedia. Develop computer games and use artificial intelligence in real life situations, or discover how to protect computers and systems from hackers.

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Science and mathematics lie at the heart of technology and innovation. At Curtin, you can develop expertise in areas such as biochemistry, industrial modelling or physics and apply your learning to real-world situations. You’ll gain insights into the impact of scientific research and graduate ready to work in an environment of pioneering research and discovery.