|Minimum ATAR||70 This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3 years full-time|
The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a wide range of disciplines within the Bachelor of Science and other degrees, which gives you the opportunity to pursue your specific interests:
We also offer the below Science-based degrees:
- Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science)
- Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology)
- Bachelor of Agribusiness
- Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems and Networking)
- Bachelor of Surveying
You can study some Science Majors as part of a double degree:
*July intake: Course duration may exceed 3 years owing to unit prerequisites.
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed below, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
Minimum ATAR This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Please refer to the specific discipline
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Details of the types of ‘bonus points’ commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin page.
ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period
View data on the ATAR and selection rank profile of offers made from the most recent intake period.
Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
Please refer to the majors for prerequisites.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? -
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the
student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only and are subject to passage of legislation.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
Graduates of this course may be eligible for membership in the relevant society or institute of their chosen area of study.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Science and Engineering to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
- Choose from a wide range of science options
- Learn from accomplished industry professionals
- Some programs are based in Curtin Unversity's Resources and Chemistry Precinct, where you will be exposed to a vibrant research community and a range of industries.
- Curtin is committed to high-impact research including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy's contributions to the development of the international Square Kilometre Array project.
You will develop a comprehensive foundation in your chosen scientific field, preparing you for a range of employment opportunities within industry, government institutions and private organisations.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
- More about studying at Curtin
- Visit the WA Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) website
- Visit the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website
- Visit the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) website
- Our admission appeals and grievance process
Applicants applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
Applicants with other international qualifications
Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.