Curtin University is a national university in Australia and is the largest university in Western Australia.
The university was founded as western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT) in 1966 and changed its name to Curtin University of Technology in 1987.In addition to its main campus in Bentley, Curtin has five other campuses in Perth, Margaret River, Urcagouli, Northam and Sarawak, Malaysia.
Curtin University has five schools: the Centre for Indigenous Studies, Curtin Business School, School of Health Sciences, School of Humanities, And School of Science and Engineering.Curtin offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.Undergraduate majors including administrative, advertising, marketing, accounting, economics, electronic commerce, finance, human resource management, international business, public relations, tourism management, engineering chemistry, engineering, trade, chemical, and education, computer science, communication engineering, electronic engineering, environmental biology, environmental science, information technology, food science and technology, health science, human biology, life science, medical science, nursing, social science, architecture, design, mass communication, education, Asian languages, English, social workers, art and multimedia design, construction, archives management, library, etc.Curtin offers graduate programs including accounting, economics and finance, information systems, management, marketing, project management, petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering, energy engineering, telecommunications, electronics design, network management, health science, microbial medicine, nursing, history, political science, sociology, education, media, etc.
Curtin also grants doctoral degrees to students such as Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Education, and so on.Curtin is one of 55 research centers and institutions, and is a principal member of 16 federal cooperative centers.
Curtin is highly regarded in the international market and has established long-term partnerships with more than 30 education service organizations in Asia Pacific.Curtin was the highest ranked university in Western Australia in the 2008 Excellent University Guide and received a five-star rating for admission flexibility.In 2005, it was selected by The Times of England as one of the top 200 universities in the world, ranking 101st globally, and ranked 8th in the Asia-Pacific region for its MBA programme.