School discipline areas
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.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, Curtin ranked top 250 in the world for Computer Science.
Electrical Engineering offers research and teaching programs in the discipline electrical and electronic engineering.
In the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 assessment, Curtin University is ranked well above world standard in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics offers a range of courses which will equip students with the necessary mathematical expertise to deal with problems encountered in an increasingly technological world.
Physics & Astronomy
Curtin’s area of Physics and Astronomy works closely with the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA), which focuses on scientific and technological advances in the field, and is involved in the Square Kilometre Array and the Murchison Widefield Array, as well as the investigation of active galactic nuclei and radio galaxies, transient radio phenomena and pulsars.
In the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 assessment, Curtin University ranked well above world standard for astronomical and space sciences.