QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, Curtin ranked:

  • 1st in Australia and 2nd in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering
  • 43rd in the world for Geology
  • 44th in the world for Petroleum Engineering
  • 50th in the world for Earth and Marine Sciencse

Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

In the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018 assessment, Curtin University ranked well above world standard for:

  • Numerical and Computational Mathematics
  • Astronomical and Space Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Ecology
  • Plant Biology
  • Zoology
  • Crop and Pasture Production

CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017

In the CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017, Curtin ranked:

  • Equal 6th in the world and 3rd in Australia for Mineralogy.

ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

In the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, Curtin ranked:

  • 1st in Australia for Mathematics
  • 2nd in Australia for Earth Sciences
  • 2nd in Australia for Chemical Engineering

THEWUR 2021 by Subject

In the THEWUR 2021 by Subject results, Curtin ranked:

  • 151-175 band for Engineering and Technology, and is equal 11th nationally.
  • 151-175 band for Physical Sciences, and is equal 10th nationally.

Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2019

In the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking (Energy and Natural Resources) 2019, Curtin University is ranked number one in Australia and second in Oceania for its Master of Science (Mineral and Energy Economics).

Good Universities Guide 2020

In the 2020 Good Universities Guide, Curtin’s science and mathematics field of study was ranked the best in Australia for starting salary.