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Computing

As the Information Technology industry changes rapidly, the product specific skills become obsolete rather quickly. Therefore the primary focus of our computing courses is to impart fundamental knowledge and skills that will help the students build their careers by becoming life long learners.


Our courses are based on the curricula recommendations of IEEE Computer Society and ACM, the largest IT professional associations in the world. The courses are developed in consultation with an industry advisory board representing the IT industry, and are accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Possible careers

  • Cyber security
  • Games developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Innovation manager

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Research accolades

Curtin is ranked fourth in Australia for Mathematics and Computer Science according to the CWTS Leiden Rankings 2015 based on the proportion of publications that have been co-authored by academics from two or more countries*.

We are also ranked fifth in Australia for the proportion of publications that belong to the top ten per cent most frequently cited in that field in the same year.

*In these rankings, the performance of the university does not depend on the size of its publication output.

Need some extra assistance?

Mentoring programs are available to students to help them adjust to university life as well as being guided in time management, tips to succeed, study techniques and staying on track. The mentoring program also provides a method to communicate any learning issues back to the lecturers.

Contact us

Telephone: +61 8 9266 7647

Email: computing.enquiries@curtin.edu.au