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How to apply

Know what you want to study? Then let's get your application started. We have easy instructions for you to follow.

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Research

Apply as an undergraduate student

Choose the type of undergraduate student you are to find out what you need to do to apply.

Applicants with recent secondary education

Completed your secondary education in Australia within the past two years? Learn how you can apply to Curtin.

Applicants with higher education study

Undertaken higher education study before? Find out how you can apply for a Curtin course and what credit you may be eligible for.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

Have you studied a VET course? Find out how you can get into Curtin using these qualifications.

Applicants with work and life experience

Spent time in the workforce, completed a pathway program or finished secondary education more than two years ago? See how you can apply to study at Curtin.

International applicants

Applying to study at Curtin is easy. You can apply directly to Curtin yourself or go through a registered Curtin agent.

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Apply as a postgraduate by coursework student

Follow our steps for applying for a postgraduate by coursework degree.

Postgraduate by coursework domestic applicants

With a postgraduate qualification from Curtin, you’ll develop the skills you need to advance your career or take a new direction.

International applicants

Find out how to apply for a postgraduate by coursework degree as an international student.

Apply as a higher degree by research student

What you need to do to apply for a higher degree by research (HDR)

Become a postgraduate researcher

Find out how to apply to become a higher degree by research student at Curtin.

International applicants

To apply for a higher degree by research at Curtin, you first need to find a research supervisor in your area of interest and then submit a research proposal.

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Admission pathways

If you don’t meet our admission criteria, there are other ways to gain entry to Curtin.

Find your entry pathway

Get financial assistance

There are ways to get help with your course fees. Find out the options available to you through loan schemes and scholarships.

Read about our financial assistance

Have any questions about courses, admission criteria, bridging and enabling courses or anything else Curtin related? We can answer it.