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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. You could even choose to study at Curtin's Western Australian School of Mines (WASM) in Kalgoorlie, which is a major centre for mining and resources.

Postgraduate courses

Research

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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Pathways

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: