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Explore our science and engineering 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.

Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability

Agriculture, Environment and Sustainability

Our agriculture, environment and sustainability courses examine how we interact with, manage and protect the living world. 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

Curtin’s computing courses cover a range of areas essential to the growing IT industry. You can learn how to program computers, administer networks and create design software and multimedia, study computer games and learn how to develop them, or use artificial intelligence in real life situations. You can also study cyber security and learn how to protect computers and systems from hackers. You’ll get the chance to explore new technology and show your creative flair and eye for technical detail. It’s a rapidly changing industry that can lead to diverse and interesting career paths.

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Do you enjoy problem solving, critical analysis and scientific discovery? Science and mathematics are at the heart of new discoveries, inventions and technology. Courses in this area can develop your knowledge in subjects such as chemistry, physics, biochemistry, statistics or industrial modelling. You’ll learn how to apply your studies to real-world problems and situations, and have opportunities to work in environments where research and discovery abound.