For creative minds.
Do you believe that a single idea can
change the world? If you’re a creative
or innovative person,you’ll feel at home
studying one of Curtin’s undergraduate
or postgraduate humanities courses.
You’ll gain the skills and knowledge
to evaluate ideas, think analytically
and use your imagination to develop
solutions to global problems.SEE YOUR IDEAS COME TO LIFE
You’ve come to the right place to
explore your creativity while you study.
Passionate lecturers and tutors, exciting
facilities and important research are at
the core of the Faculty of Humanities.
Many of our courses are backed by
professional accreditation and allow you
to build your portfolio to showcase to
As a humanities student, you will be
exposed to industry throughout the
duration of your degree, providing you
with the opportunity to learn from
practical experience, create networks
and advance your career.
No matter what your passion, Curtin has
modern facilities to encourage creativity
and facilitate the sharing of ideas.
Digital creativity labs, driven by a
highspeed server for fast software
access and room layouts that encourage
On-campus media outlets including
Curtin FM 100.1 radio station, The
Western Independent newspaper, Grok
magazine and online news portal
A film and television studio fitted with
professional-level equRESEARCH WITH A
The Faculty of Humanities conducts a
wide range of pure and applied research
in the areas of arts, social sciences,
built environment and education. Curtin
is also actively involved in creative
production in the areas of art, film and
television, performance studies and
The Centre for Culture and Technology
is a research centre in the Faculty of
Humanities. Located at the intersections
of disciplinary and creative boundaries,
it operates as a portal to research in
media, digital practices, art, culture,
theory and new technologies.
The faculty is also home to the
Australasian Joint Research Centre for
Building Information Modelling (BIM).
BIM technology overlays a 3D model
of what needs to be assembled in a
physical space, helping to improve the
efficiency of mega projects.
Other significant research initiatives of
the faculty include the Curtin University
Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute. As
an internationally recognised research,
teaching and policy adviAMONG THE WORLD’S BEST
In 2015, Curtin was ranked in the top 100 universities
in the world for education, architecture/built
environment, and art and design.
2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject