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Chemistry

Chemistry is recognised for its excellence through the delivery of high quality courses in chemistry and through its national and international reputation in basic and applied research and development.


Research carried out is biased towards the applied end of the research spectrum.

The department strives to act as a source of independent and expert advice to industry, government and society, and to carry out research and development with particular relevance to the regional community.

Possible careers

  • Analytic chemist
  • Biochemist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Toxicologist
  • Geochemist

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Summer bridging course

The Summer bridging course is for students wanting to enter a particular course at Curtin University without having studied Chemistry before.

Contact us

Telephone: +61 8 9266 3838
Email: chem_admin@curtin.edu.au