Dean’s Message

A Message from the Dean’s Desk


Warm Greetings to Our Academic Community,

I am delighted to welcome you to the Faculty of Humanities and Health Sciences at Curtin Malaysia. Our faculty stands at the forefront of academic innovation and excellence, mirrored by Curtin University’s impressive ranking at 183rd in the QS World University Rankings 2024 and its status within the top 1% of universities globally according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2023. These achievements underscore our unwavering commitment to educational and research excellence.

At the local level, Curtin Malaysia has consistently upheld high standards, as evidenced by our ISO 9001: 2008 certification since 2013 and our continuous ‘Tier 5’ or ‘Excellent’ rating in the SETARA Rating System by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. These accolades affirm our position as a leading global university dedicated to equipping students with the skills and knowledge essential for success in a connected world.

In alignment with the Curtin 2030 vision, our faculty is deeply committed to the pillars of People, Planet, and Partnership. We strive to create a transformative educational environment, actively contribute to sustainable practices, and cultivate robust collaborations. These efforts are integral to our mission of driving positive societal change and are reflective of John Curtin’s ethos.

Our curriculum, rooted in Australian academic tradition and enriched with Malaysian context, offers a unique and globally relevant educational experience. We are home to dynamic departments in Health Sciences, Built Environment, Media and Communication, and General Studies, all staffed by high-caliber faculty members dedicated to academic excellence and innovative research.

Our comprehensive postgraduate offerings, including the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, Master of Public Health, and a range of Project Management programs, are testament to our dedication to advanced learning and research.

As we look to the future, Curtin Malaysia is poised to not only provide world-class education but also to tailor our programs to meet the evolving needs of our students. We invite you to join us in these exciting fields of study, to be inspired, empowered, and to make a meaningful contribution to society. Together, let us shape a brighter, more inclusive future at the Faculty of Humanities and Health Sciences.



Professor Dr. Roy Rillera Marzo

Dean – Faculty of Humanities and Health Sciences

Curtin University, Malaysia