Curtin University Sarawak

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Curtin University Sarawak
Curtin Sarawak Logo.gif
Motto Look Ever Forward
Established 1999
Type Private
Vice-Chancellor Professor Jim Mienczakowski
Location Miri, Malaysia
Campus Miri

Curtin University Sarawak is an off-shore campus of Curtin University, a university based in Perth, Western Australia. It provides local and international students with higher education in Sarawak, Malaysia.


Curtin's Sarawak campus is located in Miri, Sarawak. It is the first offshore campus of Curtin University of Technology and the first offshore campus set up in East Malaysia.


The Sarawak State Government invited Curtin to establish an international university in Sarawak. Curtin Sarawak's operations in Miri commenced in February 1999. In 2002, the new campus was built. In November 1999, Curtin Sarawak was awarded the Multimedia Super Corridor status and was renewed in 2006.

Pre-University Programmes[edit]

Pre-University Programmes at Curtin University Sarawak Campus prepare students for university study.

Language Studies and Humanities[edit]

  • Intensive English Programme (IEP)

Foundation Studies[edit]

  • Commerce and Arts Stream
  • Engineering and Science Stream

Undergraduate Degree Studies[edit]

Faculty of Business and Humanities[edit]

The faculty offers qualifications that are accredited by international as well as national professional associations and governmental agencies.

Bachelor of Commerce:[1]

  • Bachelor of Arts (Media, Culture and Communication)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)

Bachelor of Commerce with double majors:[2]

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Banking
  • Accounting and Entrepreneurship
  • Banking and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Finance and Marketing
  • Finance and Management
  • Management and Marketing
  • Public Relations and Management
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Marketing Double Major

Faculty of Engineering and Science[edit]

The Faculty of Engineering and Science at Curtin Sarawak was established in 2000. It offers Engineering and Science courses, including the four-year Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree and the three-year Bachelor of Science degree. The school offers doctoral and masters programs. Academics from the Faculty is active in of research and in consultancy activities through Curtin Consultancy Services.

Bachelor of Engineering:[3]

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering *(2+2):Years 3 and 4 at Bentley Campus
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Electronic and Communication Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering *(1+3):Years 2 - 4 at Bentley Campus
  • Petroleum Engineering

Bachelor of Science:[4]

  • Applied Geology

Bachelor of Technology majoring:[5]

  • Computer Systems and Networking

Professional & Postgraduate Studies[edit]

  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management (F1-K028)
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management (F1-K029)
  • Master of Science (Project Management) (F1-K030)
  • Graduate Certificate of Policy Sciences (F1-K48)
  • Graduate Diploma of Policy Sciences (F1-K47)
  • Master of Policy Sciences (F1-K46)
  • Master of Engineering Science(Electrical Engineering) (F1-K49)
  • Master of Philosophy (F1-K040/KA4658):

- Electrical and Computer Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Civil Engineering - Chemical Engineering - Applied Geology

  • Master of Philosophy (Accounting) (N/344/6/0150)
  • Master of Philosophy (Business Law and Taxation)(N/481/6/0272)
  • Master of Philosophy (Economic and Finance)(N/314/6/0012)
  • Master of Philosophy (Information Systems)(N/481/6/0273)
  • Master of Philosophy (Management) (N/481/6/0274)
  • Master of Philosophy (Marketing) (N/340/6/0228)
  • Master of Philosophy (Public Relations) (N/321/6/0063)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (F1–K040)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (F1-K027)

Australian affiliation[edit]

Curtin Sarawak offers identical degrees to those at the Curtin University main campus in Western Australia. Examinations for the degree programmes are set and moderated at Curtin's main campus in Perth to ensure that they meet and fulfill the academic standards. Academics from Perth visit the Curtin Sarawak campus for quality audit and for consultations on issues ranging from assignments, projects, tasks and other assessments.


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 4°30′42″N 114°1′0″E / 4.51167°N 114.01667°E / 4.51167; 114.01667