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Curtin University (formerly Curtin University of Technology) has a campus based in Bentley, Perth. It also overseas campuses in Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and Mauritius.

Curtin is ranked #1 in our University ranking based on students ratings. We have Curtin University reviews across a range of topics including Engineering, Arts, Commerce, Science, Education, Science, Psychology and IT.

Based on our Curtin students reviews the advice they recommend is:
Keep on top of your work and don't fall behind - attend all classes;
Get involved in societies and activities to make the most of the university experience;
Make friends - you'll benefit so much;
Don't be afraid to ask for help from teachers and utilise Uni resources & services;
You need to learn how to work independently;
Try to get practical/internship opportunities, go to networking events and learn how to network.

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The curtin oasis website makes uni very simple in that everything you need is in one place. All your study notes practice questions, all recorded lectures and assignments are all available in one place.

Another positive about this course is that it teaches you fundamentals of coding which is extremely useful in life even if you dont know how to code perfectly the knowledge of how it works is useful.

The negative aspect of this course is that id say it requires a high level of focus at times, you have to be ready to get into an assignment every week and really get into them, as assignments are up to 50% of the mark.

My advice to future students is: If you have concentration problems, go see a psyc.

Take a year or more off until you develop the motivation to commit to uni.

Completing in 2019

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The positive aspects of my course include the diversity of knowledge gained. This field requires and trains you in physics, chemistry, geology, mathematics, computer science and more. Another positive are the links to industry. Curtin's Department of Exploration Geophysics is heavily involved in the industry, so the knowledge, experience and insights can be passed directly onto student.

The strongest negative of my course is the lack of organisation that is involved in the structuring and delivering of individual units. Not all units, but some in particular are incredibly disorganised.

Another negative is the lack of elective units. The degree simply tries to cram far too much into a 3 year degree. The only solution is to make it a four year course

My advice to future students is: Be diligent and disciplined. Keep on top of your work and seek help when you need it. This is a very difficult and intense course, and you cannot cruise through it. It will challenge you, but it is worth it.

Completed in 2017

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Positives: First year content is really fun, mixed in with people from other health science degrees not just your own.

Negatives: There can be some gaps between lecture content and workshop content which is annoying

My advice to future students is: Make sure you ask your lecturer as much as you can, email them etc and try get as much info so you aren’t stuck on one topic forever

Completing in 2022

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Positives: The faculty is very supportive, the practical components of the course compliment the theory very well. The course also involved prac work which is super helpful for gaining much needed industry experience.

Negatives: Some of the tests contained questions that were not in the course material

My advice to future students is: Network with other students in the same course from day one. Making friends will benefit you soooo much.

Completing in 2019

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