Why study with Curtin?
Curtin is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021.
Best for starting salary
Curtin is the highest ranked university in WA for graduate starting salary in the Good Universities Guide 2021.
Pair our globally relevant, interactive and practical courses with almost any previous qualification or experience.
Explore our undergraduate courses
If you’re curious about the dynamics of different societies and cultures and want to apply your skills in critical analysis to investigate and discuss contemporary issues in today’s society, explore our range of social sciences courses at Curtin and put your passion to work.
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Global island strategy for a sustainable future
Climate change, food security and loss of biodiversity are just some of the critical issues impacting today’s global island communities. As executive director of the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), Curtin graduate Kate Brown is bringing together island leaders to create a more sustainable future.
From refugee to PhD: Carina Hoang’s remarkable story
Curtin graduate Carina Hoang escaped Vietnam as a refugee at the age of 16. She is now an actress and award-winning author and publisher.
Geography sparks Brodie Mastrangelo’s interest in bushfire planning
“Curtin had the most interesting geography course. It challenged my thinking and allowed me to develop a more open attitude to new information and approaching problems.”
The future of climate action
The Paris Agreement, which aims to limit the global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century, came into force three years ago. Since then, there have been some doubts as to whether this target can be achieved and, in response, a global youth movement has emerged to demand more action.
In this episode of The Future Of, Professor Greg Morrison, from the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, gives an overview of the current state of climate action and the role scientists are playing to ‘save the world’.
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Discover why Curtin is the first preference for more WA students, year after year. Explore our courses and pathways for 2022!
Laurelle Neugebauer, Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) graduate
The international relations course helps students think broadly about the world we live in and how we can take action towards ensuring a sustainable future for humanity. The course enables students to engage with and understand cultural difference, and develop strong interpersonal and communication skills.