IT and computing
Curtin's computing courses cover a range of areas essential to the growing IT industry. You can learn how to program computers, administer networks and create design software and multimedia, study computer games and learn how to develop them, or use artificial intelligence in real life situations. You can also study cyber security and learn how to protect computers and systems from hackers. You'll get the chance to explore new technology and show your creative flair and eye for technical detail. It's a rapidly changing industry that can lead to diverse and interesting career paths.
Undergraduate courses, which usually lead to a bachelor degree, are for those who haven't previously graduated from university.
- Accounting and Business Information Systems Double Major
- Animation and Game Design
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
- Business Information Systems (Professional)
- Business Information Systems and Logistics and Supply Chain Management Double Major
- Business Information Technology (Professional)
- Business Information Technology and Systems Double Major
- Computer Systems Engineering
- Computer Systems Engineering and Computer Science Double Degree
- Computer Systems and Networking
- Digital Design
- Digital Design (Mass Communication)
- Electronic and Communication Engineering and Computer Science Double Degree
- Internet Communications
- Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
- Visualisation and Interactive Media
- Web Media (Mass Communication)
Postgraduate degrees are usually for those who already have a university degree, although there are some exceptions.
- Graduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology
- Information Systems and Technology Major (MCom)
- Master of Information Systems and Technology
These courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to study when and where it suits you, without having to attend lectures or tutorials on campus.
Our research helps shape the future of information technology and computing on a local, national and global scale.
Our centres and institutes
Our research centres and institutes conduct in-depth research into ICT and emerging technologies that impacts a range of areas including engineering, radio astronomy, IT infrastructure and digital culture. They include:
- Centre for Culture and Technology
- Centre for Process Systems Computations
- Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy (CIRA)
- International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
- iVEC - The Hub of Advanced Computing in Western Australia
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.
Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health
This one-year course will give you a solid understanding of science and maths, and can help you qualify for Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Engineering and other science degrees. Learn about the Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health.
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:
- Indigenous Tertiary Enabling Course
- Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course
- English Language Enabling Course
- Curtin English Language Centre courses