Curtin College


Curtin College delivers diploma courses which lead into 2nd year of selected bachelor degrees at Curtin University. These diploma courses are equivalent to first year of the degree and follows the university curriculum and unit structure so upon completion of the course, students can gain guaranteed entry into second year of their chosen bachelor degree.

Located on campus, Curtin College students have also access to Curtin University facilities and can experience university life from day one. With a supportive learning environment and small class sizes, we ensure students received extra help and support when needed.

What makes Curtin College your best choice?

  1. On Campus Being on campus means there is little difference between being a College or a University student with access to University facilities.
  2. Guaranteed second year entry into Curtin University — On completion of the Diploma (Stage 2) students gain direct entry to the second year of selected Curtin bachelor’s degrees.
  3. Free support programs — At no extra cost, students can access a number of support classes to assist them in their studies.
  4. Employability skills — Embedded employability skills within the courses so that students can reach their potential and ‘get that job’.
  5. Fast-track Options — With a trimester system, some courses have intakes in February, June and October.

Start at Curtin College if you’ve…

  • wish to attain a Curtin University bachelor’s degree
  • do not meet Curtin University’s minimum entry requirements
  • have completed Year 12 or year 11 successfully

Curtin University is ranked on the top 1% universities worldwide for many reasons. Here are some.

  • Curtin has been placed in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the QS World University Ranking 2021.
  • Curtin is ranked #2 in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by subject.
  • Curtin climbed 17 places to a rank of 217th in the world and remains 9th in Australia in the 2019-2020 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP).
  • Awarded a 5 star overall excellence rating (out of five) in the international QS Stars rating 2019.
  • Awarded a 5 star rating (out of five) for graduate starting salaries in the Good Universities Guide 2020.
  • Curtin graduates earn 14.9% above the national average of Architecture & Construction graduates. (The Economic Global Liveability Ranking London, August 2016)
  • Curtin ranks in the top 100 for Architecture/Built Environment, Civil & Structural Engineering, Nursing, Education and Sports-related subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by subject.


Curtin College is registered as a higher education provider under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). TESQA regulates and assures the quality of Australia’s higher education sector (including universities). As a higher education provider, Curtin College must adhere to these standards.

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. The AQF was first introduced in 1995 to underpin the national system of qualifications in Australia encompassing higher education, vocational education and training and schools.

Industry Association Memberships

Curtin College is a member of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET). ACPET is a national industry association for independent providers of education and training, for Australian and International students.

The College is also a member of the Western Australian Private Education and Training Industry Association (WAPETIA) is an association of schools and colleges all dedicated to fair and ethical conduct and the provision of quality education in Western Australia.


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Building 205, Curtin Bentley Campus, Kent Street, Bentley
6102 Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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