Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
First ARC Centre of Excellence ever awarded to the Arts (Centre for the History of Emotions)
100 years of Arts and Social Sciences at UWA
Home of the Chair of Australian History, the Chair of Australian Literature and three Chairs in Rock Art Studies
School of Design
Fostering innovation and collaboration between creative disciplinesFind out more
School of Humanities
Building enduring skills in critical thinking, communicating and influencingFind out more
School of Social Sciences
Understanding the world around us and what our future holdsFind out more
Department of Geography and Planning
Cutting-edge research balancing human development with the natural environmentFind out more
We offer the broadest selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at UWA, with more than 100 options to choose from.
At an undergraduate level, you can study the Bachelor of Arts, Business, Commerce, Environmental Design, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Music, and the combined Economics/Master of Economics degree, and in most cases, take a second major within the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedical Science.
For postgraduate study, we offer coursework and research courses and training in a variety of disciplines, including professional degrees that, upon successful completion, qualify you to enter a specific profession.
With a focus on excellence and impact, our research brings together some of our greatest minds to ask the important questions in life. We generate valuable research that impacts and improves lives both nationally and internationally.
We support researchers throughout their careers, from PhD students and early career researchers, to award-winning professors and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellows.
Excellence in teaching
We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovative, high-quality teaching in all areas. This is reflected by consistently high student feedback, and awards nationally and within UWA in the Student Guild’s Student Choice awards.
Dr Dale Adams
Dr Dale Adams is a lecturer in German language, literature and culture in UWA’s Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education, and Deputy Head of Education (Enterprise) for the School of Humanities.Read more
Professor Natalie Skead
Professor Natalie Skead is UWA’s Dean of Law. She is a national award-winning teacher and prolific researcher in aspects of private law, proceeds of crime and legal education.Read more
Dr Ethan Blue
Ethan Blue is a multi-award-winning teacher, researcher and senior lecturer in History at UWA. His first book Doing Time in the Depression (2012) traces the origins of mass incarceration in the United States.Read more
Dr Penny Carruthers
Dr Penny Carruthers is a Senior Lecturer at UWA Law School, with a specialisation in property law. She aims to make law education engaging and inspiring for students.Read more
UWA Excellence in Teaching and Service Awards
The annual Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Service Awards acknowledge the University's outstanding teachers and support staff and are competitive at the University level. The Award categories include areas such as early career, team or program, and learning and teaching support.
If you would like to find out more about your faculty awards or nominate a staff member who has done a fantastic job you can do so here. Nominations can be made by students or staff.
Each year the Conservatorium of Music presents a packed program of more than 200 stimulating performances and events. We showcase the immense talent of our young emerging artists and their mentors, our celebrated alumni and our community and industry partners. There’s something for everyone, so come along to be delighted and inspired.
Extensive study spaces and convenient facilities at the heart of the Crawley campusRead more about Reid Library
The Shakespeare Garden
UWA’s Shakespeare Garden is a walled garden next to the New Fortune Theatre and among the first of its kind in Australia. It includes almost 30 different plants Shakespeare mentioned in his plays.Read more about The Shakespeare Garden
The UWA Archaeology Lab is a research and analysis space for UWA students and researchers in the field of archaeology.Read more about Archaeology Lab
The Design Hub is a dedicated working space tailored to the needs of design and architecture students.Read more about Design Hub
One Button Studio and Lightboard
The One Button Studio is a simplified video recording system that can be used to create high-quality, polished video projects without any previous video production experience.Read more about One Button Studio and Lightboard
New Fortune Theatre
The New Fortune Theatre is an exact reconstruction of London’s Fortune Playhouse originally built in 1600 as a rival to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.Read more about New Fortune Theatre
Eileen Joyce Studio
The Eileen Joyce Studio is an intimate recital space at The University of Western Australia, housing a unique historical instrument collection.Read more about Eileen Joyce Studio
Beasley Law Library
A modern research area and vibrant study space for Law School students.Read more about Beasley Law Library
The Cullity Gallery is a unique venue showcasing innovative works in visual arts, architecture and landscape architecture.Read more about Cullity Gallery
Callaway Music Auditorium
The Callaway Music Auditorium is UWA’s leading concert venue that brings the joy of music to Conservatorium of Music students and the local community.Read more about Callaway Music Auditorium
Mutsumi no ma and Japanese Garden
The Mutsumi no ma (traditional tatami room) and Japanese Garden are treasured facilities used by students and members of the UWA Japanese Society to enrich their understanding of Japanese culture.Read more about Mutsumi no ma and Japanese Garden
Conservatorium Instrument Collection
The Conservatorium Instrument Collection contains musical instruments which are available for use by UWA staff and students.Read more about Conservatorium Instrument Collection
The Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library is located at UWA’s Nedlands campus.Read more about EDFAA Library
Why workplace equity matters
Jacquie Hutchinson has spent decades fighting for equity in the workplace.Read more
Shifting Sands brings sustainable Perth landscape to life
A new art installation on the UWA Nedlands campus is bringing Perth’s unique landscape to life.Read more
The suburbs are the future of post COVID retail
The COVID-19 pandemic delivered a body blow to CBD retailers, but it’s just the latest of their challenges in recent years. They were already under pressure from cautious consumer spending, intense competition from online retailing and the growth of suburban “mega-centres”.Read more
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