High school student resources
Everything you need to know about how to successfully transition from high school to university.
How to get into Curtin
If you’re ready to study with us, follow these steps to apply.
1. Check for prerequisites
To be eligible for admission into some Curtin courses, you need to have completed specific ATAR subjects, called prerequisites. Search for your course to see if it has prerequisites – they are listed under the admission criteria on each course page and on the TISC website.
2. Find your pathway
Did you know there’s more than one way to get into Curtin courses? We offer a number of pathways to help you meet our admission criteria. So if you haven’t met the requirements for your course, don’t worry – we have a pathway for you.
3. Apply via TISC
Once you’ve checked that you meet the admission criteria for your course, it’s time to apply! To study at Curtin in semester 1, 2022, you apply through TISC. You’ll need to register with TISC and then follow the prompts. When it’s time to enter your preferences as part of your application, list the Curtin course you want to study first.
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*Good Universities Guide 2022
Advice from Georgia – Double Degree in Commerce and Arts
It is never too early to start planning your degree. Identify internship, volunteer and study abroad opportunities which interest you early on. You think three or four years is a long time, but it will fly by and you will be thankful you packed the most into your time here!
Not sure what to study?
It’s OK to not know what you want to do after high school – there are so many options! Use the resources below to help you explore your interests and find out which courses complement your abilities and future goals.
Explore our courses
View our study areas to search for courses by discipline, or search for a specific course using our course search.
Choose year 11 and 12 subjects
If you’re in year 10 and considering your subject selection, download our year 10 guide. It lists all of our undergraduate courses and their prerequisites for 2022.
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Have questions? We’ve got answers
Read some of the most common questions high school students ask about university.
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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!
Scholarships and finance
We offer a range of scholarships to help students achieve their best at uni. Some scholarships are offered for academic achievement, while others are designed to make university possible for students who face financial hardship.
We also offer advice on how to manage your finances and stay on top of university costs.