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Courses Handbook 2014

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2014.
Information for the previous year's courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2013.

Welcome to Curtin University's Courses Handbook online

What is a course / unit?

  • A Unit is an area of study, and the combination of units make up the course.
  • A Course is a structured combination of approved units which when completed qualifies the student for an award from Curtin University.

The search below can be used to find a course. To search for units, select the 'Units' link in the menu at the left of this page.

Can't find it?

Try Advanced Course Search

Enter one or more words OR the study package code or course code (eg 1234).


A selection of the many careers catered for by Curtin courses.

  • Select Vice-Chancellory for courses for the Centre for Regional Education, VTEC and the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy.
  • For a list of courses organised by school/department, please select Courses by faculty

Select from the drop down list to view Courses by Faculty / Teaching Area.

Select from the drop down list to view Courses by degree type.

View Courses Alphabetically

To view courses alphabetically, please select a letter.


Handbook Disclaimer

The online handbook is the repository of Curtin University of Technology (“Curtin”) course information. While Curtin makes all reasonable endeavors to keep its online courses handbook up-to-date, information within this website is subject to change from time to time. Curtin reserves the right to change the contents and/or the method of assessment, to change or alter tuition fees of any unit of study, to withdraw/any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program without notification via the website.

For course overviews and enrolment information please visit our future students website.