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Curtin University, Perth

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About the University 🏫

Curtin University, is Western Australia's largest and most cultural university with students from over 125 different countries. Are you in love with Curtin University but prefer another destination? Then you can rejoice that they have campus in Sarawak (Malaysia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Beau Bassin-Rose Hill (Mauritius).The campus is located just outside Perth and offers a fantastic study environment.

In addition to a great campus, you have easy access to the nearby beach and unique adventurous experiences that help provide the true Australian study experience. It's easy to see why students from all over the globe flock to Curtin University. The university is ranked as among the top 1% best universities that guarantee world-class education. In addition, it all takes place in a warm sunny climate with a relaxed lifestyle, and a vibrant economy with adventure and new discoveries at your doorstep.

It is worth mentioning that Curtin University is firmly in the world top 200 QS Overall World University Rankings. This is followed by a wide range of subjects and studies, which makes it convenient to find something within your particular field of study.

About the city 🌇

Find the travel bag and polish off your passport, because once you've read about the Australian city of Perth, it's going to be hard not to dream away. Perth is Australia's sunniest city, making beach and surfing trips a year-round thing for its roughly 2 million residents. Regardless whether you're studying for a semester or an entire degree in Perth, there's plenty outdoor activities waiting for you.

It can be anything from beach activities to an adventure tour of the pristine nature of Western Australia. A detail that makes students from all over the world want to call Perth its student city is that the city has significantly lower living costs than other major cities in Australia.

This means that the money goes further without compromising city life, endless shopping, vibrant nightlife, cultural experiences and the view of skyscrapers and mile-long beaches. The adventurous souls can be so pleased that Perth has an airport that has an incredible range of destinations they fly directly to, such as Bali.

Curtin University in Perth, has an incredibly good selection of student accommodations as well as professional help with it. In addition, it is free to apply for them as well as all homes around campus being fully furnished.‍

You can get the full overview here. If you need personal assistance, you can always contact or call +61 8 9266 4430 during opening hours, which are all weekdays 8:30am - 4.30pm (Australian time).

Admission Requirements

What are the Entry Requirements?

To apply for courses and programmes at Curtin University, you must meet the general and specific entry requirements.

Documents required from students to apply to Curtin University are:

  • Official copies of secondary school transcripts showing courses taken throughout the year and grades received (English version of the document)
  • Award Certificates
  • Passport
  • Health Insurance (OSHC is a minimum requirement)
  • Evidence of English proficiency if you are a non-native English-speaking student.

See more about the entry requirements at Curtin University.

What are the English Requirements?

The English requirements to get admitted to Curtin University in Perth can be sufficed in several ways. Below are the options for students to prove their English proficiency:

You will be able to provide evidence of your English language skills if you have:

  • completed an English language test such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL or Cambridge
  • completed some types of university (tertiary) or high-school (secondary) studies taught in English

See more about the English requirements at Curtin University.

What are the Tuition Fees?

Tuition fees for international students at Curtin University vary depending on the course you choose. The tuition fee at Curtin University ranges from 29.000 AUD to 39.000 AUD per year for international students.

The tuition fee for a study abroad semester at Curtin University for 4 units which equals to 30 ECTS is approx. 8700 AUD.

See more about Curtin University's tuition fees for international students.

What are the semester start dates?

Curtin University makes use of a Trimester and Semester calendar system, meaning for both full-degree students and semester abroad students studying to receive credit towards their home degree system. The three-trimester system is equivalent in course load and duration to a semester system. Students can start their studies in January, February, May, July or September. Two trimesters are still equal to a full academic year.

See more about Curtin University's important dates in the academic calendar.

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