- October 17, 2019
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Universities
Curtin University (formerly Curtin University of Technology) is a research-intensive public university based in Perth, Western Australia, named after the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, John Curtin. It is the largest university in Western Australia, with over 40,000.
Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia 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 Sarawak’s modern campus has often been described a piece of Australia transplanted in Sarawak. Many equate it to stepping into another world. Thus is the uniqueness and allure of the campus.
With the opening of the impressive 300-acre campus in the suburb of Senadin to the north of the city in 2002, Curtin established a firm foothold in Malaysia. Prior to that, for some three years, the fledgling campus occupied temporary premises at a secondary school at Riam Road in the city’s southern outskirts.
Curtin University Sarawak, is also widely recognised for the practical and applied nature of courses, which equip graduates with essential skills through exposure to industry and business, and as well as research, which focuses on solving real world problems. This combination enables graduates to be effective in the workplace immediately upon graduation. Curtin’s Chemical Engineering program ranks amongst the best 100 in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings in 2011. Curtin’s Graduate School of Business’s MBA programmes, which are accredited by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA), were ranked 58th out of 113 amongst renowned business schools worldwide by the Economist magazine.
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.