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Engineering and mining

Western Australia has a booming resources industry and at Curtin, you'll get heaps of opportunities for hands-on experience and industry training. Our courses will teach you about the mining and engineering industries and help you develop the self-confidence and interpersonal skills needed for a successful career in some of the world's most economically important industries.

Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate degrees are usually for those who already have a university degree, although there are some exceptions.

Actuarial and Financial Science

Chemical Engineering

Corrosion Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Management

Geographic and Geospatial Information Science



Industrial Engineering


Mineral and Energy Economics


Petroleum Engineering

Subsea Engineering


Our research into minerals, resources, exploration and engineering helps shape the future of the world's industries and economies.

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Our centres and institutes

Several of our research centres and institutes are dedicated to advances in engineering and mining. They include:

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If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are still plenty of ways to gain entry to Curtin.

UniReady Enabling Program

If you don't think you'll meet Curtin's entry requirements, you can still qualify for a range of Business, Humanities and Health Sciences courses after completing the UniReady Enabling Program.

StepUp to Curtin Scheme

Stepup grants bonus ATAR points based on your circumstances or location, and could help make you eligible for admission into Curtin courses. Learn about StepUp to Curtin.

Our other enabling courses are:

Other ways to get into Curtin include: