Apply directly to Curtin

Course switcher applicants are required to apply directly to Curtin. The steps below outline how to submit your online application.

Step 1: Choose your course

Use our Course Finder tool to find the course you’d like to switch to.

Step 2: Check the admission requirements

You will need to make sure you satisfy the admission requirements for your course before applying.

Step 3: See if you need to provide supporting documentation

You may need to submit supporting documentation with your application. If you do, make sure it meets our scanned documents guidelines.

Step 4: Apply

Click the ‘Apply – find out how’ button on your chosen course page and follow the steps to lodge your online application.


How do I know if I am a “course switcher”?

You are considered a course switcher if you:

  • are a student currently enrolled past the census date at Curtin, seeking to change into another course; or
  • are a past Curtin student who has previously been awarded a grade or mark or have withdrawn unit(s) after census date; or
  • are a student completing or who has previously completed your studies with Curtin College – formerly Curtin International College (CIC); or
  • are a student who has previously been awarded a grade or a mark or has withdrawn unit(s) after the census date from the Enabling Course in Science, Engineering and Health and is now seeking admission into an undergraduate degree course; or
  • are a student who has previously been awarded a grade or a mark or has withdrawn unit(s) after the census date from the UniReady Enabling program and is now seeking admission to an undergraduate degree; or
  • are or have been enrolled in Not For Degree Study (formerly known as Curtin Extension) and are now seeking admission to an undergraduate degree course; or
  • are a student who has completed previous studies at Curtin College of Higher Education or VTEC; or
  • are a student who is seeking enrolment into Cross-Institutional units; or
  • are or have been enrolled in Curtin Commonwealth supported places (CSP) course via  Open Universities Australia (formerly Open Learning Australia), and are now seeking admission into an undergraduate degree course; or
  • are or have been enrolled in the Indigenous Tertiary Enabling Course (ITEC) or Aboriginal Bridging Course and are now seeking admission into an undergraduate degree course.

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