Curtin Engineering is nationally and internationally recognised as a leader in Engineering Education and Research. We are dedicated to the enhancement of teaching and research and the pursuit of excellence and innovative applications of engineering technology as a contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge, understanding and community relevance. Our vision is to nurture cross-disciplinary teaching and research, providing educational and service benefits to our students. We have a unique Engineering Foundation Year first-year program, which was the 2006 recipient of the National Carrick Award for "First Year Experience".
The discipline of Engineering has three schools: Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, and Electrical Engineering and Computing. It also has a specialised Engineering Foundation Year program (EFY).