Top 100 worldwide for Accounting and Finance and Business and Management Studies (QS 2018)
UWA Business graduates have the highest starting salaries in Australia (Australian Education Network)
A degree from the UWA Business School is your passport to the world. We are the only business school in Western Australia, and one of only eight institutions in Australia, to be accredited by both the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). These are leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America, meaning employers around the world recognise the quality of a UWA degree in business.
The UWA Business School has a network of over 30 industry and corporate partnerships including Bankwest, EY, Woodside, KPMG, BHP Billiton, Chevron and many more. Strong industry contacts give students the added advantage of growing quality networks to draw on when you graduate. Our Business School courses are influenced by a board of industry leaders who ensure content remains current and students are prepared for their chosen career when entering the workforce as well as giving a key insight into what employers are looking for when hiring graduates.
A world-class pathway to global industry
Our graduates are represented in top positions across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors around the world. Additionally, many of our graduates choose to establish their own businesses, working in fields ranging from healthcare and technology, through to consulting and the performing arts. A degree from the UWA Business School gives you endless possibilities to excel across the globe.
Gain a world-class MBA at UWA
Every leader’s journey is unique. At the UWA Business School, our Master of Business Administration (MBA) course is all about you. Tailor the UWA MBA to your goals – from completing a personalised leadership development program, to attending high-level networking events and undertaking applied industry projects. You will be able to choose from a range of option units that suit your interests.
In just 12-18 months of intensive study, with direct industry project involvement and a full cohort experience, you can earn an MBA with the power to enhance your career prospects anywhere in the world.Find out more
This course can be completed in one year full-time or up to five years part-time. Units are delivered in a variety of modes, including weekly face-to-face evening classes, block/intensive mode and online.
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Scholarships and prizes
With the generous support of individual and corporate sponsors, the UWA Business School offers scholarships and prizes to help students reach their full potential. Each scholarship is awarded on specific criteria, which often includes academic merit, financial hardship, leadership potential, regional and remote locations, and interest in certain study areas. You can apply for scholarships to help you reach your full goals and gain recognition for your success.
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
The UWA Business School is committed to a research culture that focuses on international excellence. Research performance is viewed as a critical determinant of both the School’s reputation and its ability to attract top students and world class academics to the School. Our research objectives align with the University’s aim of attracting the very best researchers and building on our competitive strengths.
Privacy personalization paradox
On the internet, we want both privacy and personalisation. However, we must compromise, as personalisation is only possible by giving up some privacy.
Taxational Resource Curse
This UWA project investigates whether the tax enforcement on the non-mining sectors could be driven by the volatile profitability of mining sectors.
Worker Experience in the Food Delivery Gig Economy
This UWA research project examines the implications on worker experience in the food delivery and ride sharing industry.
The role of innovation hub networks in startup internationalisation
This project explores how to leverage partnerships between innovation hubs around the world to help startups overcome challenges of conducting business overseas.
Social Media for CSR in the Resources Sector
Resources sector companies are heavily invested in being socially responsible. We look at how they use social media to communicate this value.
Aggregate demand under instability
This project aims to measure the impact of monetary policy on the aggregate demand in Australia and the United States.
We are committed to maintaining an educational experience for students that combines the best features of new technologies, with those of an interactive learning environment, to meet the learning needs of a diverse student body. Our staff have demonstrated teaching and learning excellence around the globe.
Dr Adam Parr
Dr Adam Parr is a Professor of Practice at the UWA Business School. He brings his experience as an author, investor, strategy expert and global business leader to the School as an advisor.Read more about Dr Adam Parr
Professor David Gilchrist
Professor David Gilchrist is a researcher and teacher in accounting and economic policy whose current research focuses on the NDIS.Read more about Professor David Gilchrist
Dr Paul Harrigan
Dr Paul Harrigan is a senior lecturer, published researcher and international consultant at the UWA Business School, specialising in digital and social media marketing.Read more about Dr Paul Harrigan
Dr Caleb Goods
Dr Caleb Goods is a researcher and lecturer, examining two forces that are challenging and changing people’s working lives around the world: climate change, and the ‘gig’ economy.Read more about Dr Caleb Goods
Dr Michael Jetter
Dr Michael Jetter is a senior lecturer and economics researcher specialising on the effects of corruption, terrorism and gender.Read more about Dr Michael Jetter
Professor Jac Birt
Professor Jac Birt is the Head of the Accounting and Finance department within the UWA Business School. She holds research interests in contemporary accounting issues.Read more about Professor Jac Birt
Dr Donella Caspersz
Dr Donella Caspersz is a published researcher, teacher and supervisor at the UWA Business School, specialising in employment relations and family business management.Read more about Dr Donella Caspersz
NSW appoints ageing and disability commissioner
UWA Adjunct Professor Robert Fitzgerald AM will investigate allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable people after being appointed New South Wales’ first ageing and disability commissioner.Read more
UWA appoints state treasurer to business school board
UWA has added the state's treasurer to the board of its business school, bringing to five the number of business heavyweights appointed to the board this year.Read more
Accreditation and compliance
The UWA Business School has a number of international accreditations as well as industry and government associations.