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Curtin University
Courses Handbook 2015

This handbook contains information on courses and components (majors, minors, streams and units) at Curtin in 2015.
Information for the previous year's courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2014.

Courses by Faculty

Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Curtin Business School (CBS)
Curtin International
DVC Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Office of Research and Development

Faculty of Science and Engineering

School of Science

Department of Applied Geology

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemistry

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Computing

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of Environment and Agriculture

Department of Exploration Geophysics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Medical Radiation Sciences

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department of Spatial Sciences

Science and Mathematics Education Centre (SMEC)

Sustainable Engineering Group

Engineering Operations

Metallurgical Engineering

Mining Engineering


The Courses Handbook is the repository of Curtin University ("Curtin") course information. While Curtin makes all reasonable endeavours to keep this handbook up to date, information on this website is subject to change from time to time. Curtin reserves the right to change the: course structure and contents, student assessment, tuition fees and to: withdraw any course or its components which it offers, impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or vary arrangements for any course without notification via the website.

For course and enrolment information please visit our Future Students website.