Curtin Singapore

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Curtin Singapore
Curtin Singapore Logo.jpg
Motto Look Ever Forward
Established 2008
Type Private
Pro vice-chancellor Professor Robert Evans
Location Singapore, Singapore
1°19′37″N 103°51′14″E / 1.3270°N 103.854°E / 1.3270; 103.854Coordinates: 1°19′37″N 103°51′14″E / 1.3270°N 103.854°E / 1.3270; 103.854
Website www.curtin.edu.sg

Curtin Singapore is the second off-shore campus of Australia's Curtin University. Curtin Singapore is an Australian-based university that provides local and international students with the opportunity to receive an Australian university education in Singapore. In Australia, Curtin is the largest university in Western Australia, with around 37,000 undergraduate students and 11,000 graduate students.[1]

Location[edit]

Curtin Singapore facade
Aerial shot of campus

The Curtin Singapore campus is situated at 90 and 92 Jalan Rajah off Balestier Road.

Curtin Singapore was officially opened on the 13th of November 2008 by Singapore's Senior Minister of State for trade and industry, S.Iswaran and by the Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, Doug Chester[2]

History[edit]

Curtin University has been actively present in Singapore since 1986 through the establishment of links with reputable private educational providers in Singapore, namely the Singapore Human Resource Institute, Marketing Institute of Singapore, and the Singapore Institute of Materials Management. Prior to the establishment of its full fledged independent campus in Singapore, degrees from Curtin were awarded through these partners.

Curtin's new 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) campus in Singapore allows the University to be able to provide courses on its own merit. All Curtin University courses are now delivered at the campus commonly known as Curtin Singapore. Students at the Singapore campus are awarded the same degree and transcripts as their peers at the other campuses. The overall investment in this venture is expected to be S$40 Million.[3]

Curtin Singapore's operations began in December 2008 with an initial enrolment of 900 students. This included new and continuing students who were enrolled in Curtin's courses through the University's Partners in Singapore.[3] Curtin Singapore now hosts over 2000 students.

Facilities[edit]

Schools and departments[edit]

The university initially offered courses from the university's School of Business and eventually expanded to include humanities, and Health Sciences. Future plans include courses from the School of Engineering.[4]

The courses offered by the Singapore campus follows the identical structure and curriculum content as those offered at the main Bentley Campus in Perth. During their course of studies, students have the discretion to transfer to other Curtin campuses in Sydney or Perth to gain further international exposure and widen their perspectives. Curtin Singapore offers a range of Curtin College pathway programs and Curtin University undergraduate and postgraduate programs:

Pathway[edit]

Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program

Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries

Diploma of Commerce

Undergraduate[edit]

Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)

  • Journalism & Marketing

Bachelor of Commerce

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance (double major)
  • Banking and Finance (double major)
  • Finance and Marketing (double major)
  • Marketing
  • Management and Marketing (double major)
  • Marketing and Advertising (double major)
  • Management and Human Resource Management (double major)
  • International Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Conversion Program for Registered Nurses (Top Up)

Postgraduate[edit]

Master of International Business

Master of Science (Project Management)

Master of Logistics (Supply Chain Management)

Master of Science (Clinical Leadership)

Entry requirements[edit]

Curtin demanded academic entry requirement and English entry requirement for new student applying to study in Curtin.

Undergraduate / Bachelor's degreee[edit]

For undergraduate course, Curtin’s academic entry requirement is high-school level 12 or equivalent and English entry requirement is minimum 6.0 IELTS score or 79 Internet-based TOEFL.[1]

Graduate/Master's degree[edit]

For postgraduate course, Curtin academic entry requirement is undergraduate or bachelor degree acceptable by Curtin standard. To join Curtin postgraduate course, student also required English entry requirement of minimum 6.0 IETLS score or 79 Internet-based TOEFL.[1]

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