Applying to study at Curtin Singapore is easy. The steps below outline how to submit your online application.
Step 1: Choose a course
Find the course you’d like to study through the website course section. You will need to make sure you satisfy the admission criteria for your course before applying. Not all courses at Curtin Singapore can be started in all trimesters or semesters, so make sure you check the course intake. Please view our academic calendar to find out when our intake starts.
Step 2: Ensure any supporting documentation meets our scanned document guidelines
Once you decide on which course you want to study and have checked that you meet the entry requirements, simply collect electronic copies of your academic certificates and transcripts, with grading system descriptions, and identification documents (e.g. passport, student’s pass, dependent’s pass) then you’re ready to apply online. Please make sure your supporting documents meet our scanned documents guidelines.
Step 3: Apply
Click the ‘Apply – find out how’ button on your chosen course page and follow the steps to lodge your online application.
Below is an indication of application processing timeframes when applying to study at Curtin Singapore, once the completed application and all required documents are submitted. You will be notified if further documents are required and your assessment may be delayed until we receive these documents.
|Application for diploma programs||1 to 2 working days|
|Application for undergraduate programs||1 to 2 working days|
|Application for postgraduate programs||3 to 6 working days|
Applicants applying for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) may take 3 to 6 working days.
If you are successful in your application to study a course at Curtin Singapore, you will receive a Letter of Offer and acceptance guideline via email. If your offer has lapsed and wish to defer your offer, please email the Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
How to accept your offer at Curtin Singapore
When you receive your offer package via email, carefully review your Letter of Offer and make sure your name, course title and intake details are correct.
There may be conditions on your Letter of Offer and you will need to meet all conditions before accepting your offer. If you have any questions about the Letter of Offer conditions, please email the Admissions Office at email@example.com for assistance.
At Curtin Singapore, we grant credit for units within your course based on your previous study and it’s called Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL). If you are eligible for CRL, you may be exempt from completing some units, and you may be able to finish your course in a shorter amount of time. The CRL granted will be reflected on your Letter of Offer.
Once you meet all the conditions on your Letter of Offer, you may proceed to submit the following documents via the application portal at least 6 weeks prior to the course commencement.
- Completed Acceptance of Offer form
- Student’s pass application documents
Students under 18 years of age
If you will be under 18 years old when you start your studies at Curtin Singapore, you will need to complete the Identity Declaration form and provide your parent or legal guardian particulars.
You will receive your Standard Student Contract via email which sets out the contractual commitments of both the student and Curtin Singapore. The contract will contain key mutual obligations on matters such as course details, payment terms, refund policy and more. You will be provided with a video to guide you through the contract terms.
Please note that if you are under 18 years of age, the Standard PEI-Student Contract has to be signed by you and your parent/guardian.
Please submit all completed contract documents to Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org You are required to bring two sets of the original signed Standard Student Contract and submit to Admissions Office during orientation.
If you have not submitted a certified copy of your academic or identification documents, please bring the original documents along with you for us to make the verification during the orientation.
After submitting the signed Standard Student Contract, you may then proceed to make your school fees payment within 7 days. Fees are payable by trimester instalments and the amount will be indicated in your Standard Student Contract. Find out how you can make your payments here.
Curtin Singapore will lodge your student’s pass application to Immigration and Check Points Authority of Singapore on your behalf. Student’s pass processing will take approximately 2 to 4 weeks from the date of submission.
Before you leave home, there are a few things to do before you hop on a plane. Please read through the pre-departure guide.
Nearer to the intake start date, you will receive an orientation email invitation. Orientation normally runs at least one week before class commencement. We run different sessions for domestic and international students and details will be included in the orientation email invitation. It is important for you to attend your orientation as this is the time where you receive advice from Curtin Singapore staff to help build your study plan, choose units and enrol in them and pick up your trimester timetable.