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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 3 or 4 years is a long time, but it will fly by and you will be thankful you packed the most into your time here!

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Take a career quiz, discover your interests or learn more about our courses in our undergraduate guide.

Take a career quiz

Who doesn’t love a good quiz? Here is a great quiz that can help you identify your strengths and abilities to find a career that suits you.

Explore our study areas

Our degrees fall into ten different study areas. You can read more about each area or start exploring the courses available in each.

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 Curtin courses and the prerequisite ATAR subjects you may need.

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Advice from Kayla – Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

You’ve probably heard it a million times, but really, thinking about what you enjoy and are interested in, what you’re good at, and how you could make those into a career! Maybe there’s a particular aspect of your part-time job you enjoy or find really interesting, see how you could use that! Chat to people in the profession you’re interested in, and students who are currently studying it!

How to get into Curtin

Once you know what you want to study, follow these steps to apply for a place with us.

1. Check for course prerequisites

To be eligible for entry into some Curtin courses, you need to have completed a specific ATAR subject or unit. These are called prerequisites. Search for your course below to see if it has any prerequisites – they’ll be listed under Admission Criteria.

2. Find a pathway

Everyone’s journey to uni is different. If you’re not studying ATAR, unsure if you meet the prerequisites or worried about passing English, watch the video or use our Pathways finder tool to learn about all your entry options.

3. Apply via TISC

Once you’ve checked whether your course has any prerequisites and confirmed which pathway is suitable for you, it’s time to apply! You apply to study at Curtin in semester 1 via TISC. Visit the TISC website for application opening dates.

Advice from Georgia – Double Degree in Commerce and Arts

What suprised me about Curtin was the amount of opportunities and activities available to students. I chose a university based on the academic course and mode of study that was right for me, but when I came here I found several clubs, social sports, volunteer activities and study abroad opportunities that I never would have considered otherwise.

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