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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 work and life experience

See how to apply if you’ve completed a pathway program, finished secondary education more than two years ago or spent time in the workforce.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

Learn how you can gain entry with a TAFE or other vocational education training (VET) qualification.

Applicants with higher education study

Find out how to apply and what credit you may be eligible for if you have previous higher education study.

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.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

On your pathway to Curtin, you may have undertaken previous study or work experience that matches the knowledge required for some of your Curtin course units.

Apply as a higher degree by research student

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

Become a higher degree by research student

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

Our research degrees

A higher degree by research (HDR) from Curtin will enable you to pursue a specialist area in your field, build knowledge in your profession and contribute to important research.

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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

Visit our online support centre for questions on offerings, admission criteria, bridging and enabling courses. Anything Curtin course related, we can answer it.

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