Frequently Asked Questions


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Curtin Malaysia offers a wide range of courses. For an in-depth look at the courses required for the specific major, refer to the prospectus or you may find it at Our Course webpage.

You may find information about our Minimum Admission Requirements at our website. If you are not able to match your qualifications to those mentioned on the list, please submit your relevant certificates & transcripts to domesticstudentrecruitment@curtin.edu.my

As all our courses are conducted in English, we require that applicants demonstrate competencies in English to meet the English Language Entry Requirements.

You are required to attach/upload the relevant documents below when submitting your online application:

a. Qualification documents (transcript  & award)

b. English qualification documents

c. Identification document (IC/Passport)

When applying online, all your supporting documentation must be provided in PDF format with a maximum file size per document of 10MB.

You may submit your application online through eApplication. Please ensure that you have attached all the required documents for assessment and CRL (if applicable) purposes. Your offer letter will be sent to you via email (within 3 working days) or longer if indicated otherwise.

Kindly be informed that due dates for accepting the offer and payments must be strictly adhered to in order to ensure that you are able to commence your studies on time. You may refer to your Letter of Offer or the Academic Calendar for the due dates. Please also ensure that you have provided all the required documents by referring to the New Student Checklist.

You may refer to the Academic Calendar for the deadline.

Malaysian applicants must submit their applications the week before the class commencement date. For International applicants may have their own deadlines for applications.

Thus, you may contact International Admission Office for further details.

The Admission Office aims to generate the Letter of Offer and email it to you within 3 working days for a standard application and 5 or more working days if Credit Recognition Learning (CRL) needs to be assessed by the Faculty. This includes time taken to follow up on information with you (if required) and assessment of your qualifications and CRL (if any).

Applications for PhD courses are required to go before the Graduate Studies Committee, and can take up to a month or more depending on the next scheduled Committee meeting.

If you have completed the registration process, you will receive an email with your User Account Details. Your eStudent account is automatically activated. Please DO NOT copy paste the password.
Your Curtin Student ID is: 7000XXXXX
Your Temporary Password is: tint97ihBju

Go to Curtin Malaysia eStudent at Curtin Malaysia official website and Log In. Your Username is your Curtin Student ID: 7000XXXX. If you forget your password, you may reset your password at Forgot your password? Please do not copy paste the password.


Your application will only be completed once you have selected a course of study and submitted all the required documents for the application. You will need to go back to Curtin Malaysia eStudent to complete your application.

You may reset your password at Forgot your password? Please do not copy paste the password. Should you face further difficulties, kindly contact Admission Centre.

* Please take note for Chinese Names:-


  • Name: Janet Ling Ting Ting
  • First Name: Janet Ting Ting
  • Last Name (Surname) : Ling

Credits toward a Curtin qualification may be granted to applicants with qualifications from other accredited educational institutions, including polytechnics and universities. For new students, it is essential to upload copies of your transcripts and award certificate (if the course is completed) from your previous institution through your online application at eApplication. These documents will be assessed to determine whether CRL will be granted. Depending upon the institution where you completed previous studies, you may need to provide the course syllabus and unit outlines. The credit transfer will be indicated on your Letter of Offer and Enrolment document. For current students you may contact refer to Apply for Credit for Recognised Learning (Advanced Standing).

If your application is successful, you will receive an email with the Letter of Offer.

  1. Sign and email the signed Acceptance of Offer to Admission Office.
  2. Provide evidence that you have met all the condition(s) stated in your letter of offer.
  3. Proceed with payment

You may either sign both forms and email it back to us or you may submit the physical signed forms to us in order to accept the offer.

The due dates and indicative fees are stated on the Letter of Offer. If you have not received your offer letter within 3 working days, please contact us at Admission Office.

If you are a new student, you will need to re-apply through e-Student  or you may request to change the course upon registration (only applies for New Student). You will be responsible for any associated costs relating to the fees if there is a change in the duration of your new course due to revised exemptions. Please make sure you have sufficient time to make the changes before you enroll.

The Admission Office will advise you of the outcome of your application and inform you of the options available to you. Depending upon your previous studies, Admission Office may suggest another course suited to you.

Applications for Master by Research and PhDs usually take longer than the standard application as the Graduate Studies Committee must approve them. Depending on when the Graduate Studies Committee meets, your application may take up to a month or more to process.

You may contact Graduate School at GradSchool@curtin.edu.my

Documents can be certified by a:

  • Curtin representative
  • Justice of Peace
  • Commissioner for Oaths/Declarations
  • Notary Public or
  • An Academic Registrar of the institution that issued the transcript.

Please apply as a new student/ future student. Kindly Register and Apply at eApplication. You may re-enter your student account through E-Student

You may also contact us at admissions@curtin.edu.my