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Explore our study areas

Our courses are designed in close collaboration with industry experts to ensure you graduate with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. Throughout your study, you’ll be introduced to professional settings through work integrated learning and internships.

Student working with sustainable technology

Agriculture, environment and sustainability

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.

Construction student looking at metal frame

Architecture and construction

If you want to make a difference and have an interest in improving living conditions, urban developments, construction and environmentally friendly design then explore our architecture and built environment courses and put your passion to work.

Arts and creative industries

Arts and creative industries

Whether your interests lie with the written word, performance arts, fine arts or media, our diverse range of creative arts and communications courses mean you can follow your passion while gaining the skills, knowledge and experience to develop a meaningful career.

Curtin student in boardroom setting

Business, management and law

Curtin Business School and Curtin Law School offers forward-thinking, internationally recognised postgraduate degrees with strong industry connections and high-quality curriculum, ensuring that you meet the changing demands of industry.

Culture, society and Indigenous

Culture, society and Indigenous

Learn the dynamics of different societies and cultures, study the written word and its applications and explore and discuss contemporary issues in today’s society. You’ll gain a range of skills that you can apply to different careers and may tailor your studies to suit your interests.

Education

Education

A person’s education is the stepladder to their future. You’ll learn about the cultural, social and individual needs of children in school through educational theory and classroom practice, and discover different ways you can make a real difference to their future. If you choose secondary education, you can specialise in a particular area of teaching.

Health

Health

If you’ve always wanted to help, heal and make a positive impact on people, Curtin offers a range of practical courses that can lead to challenging and rewarding careers in the healthcare sector.

IT student using a laptop

Information technology

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 science and mathematics

Physical science 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.