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 Business School Board
The UWA Business School works closely with leading companies, a network of individuals and graduates, and the broader business community. The UWA Business School’s partners provide guest lecturers, case studies, mentoring, and a suite of scholarships and prizes, all designed to support our students as they achieve at the highest level. Our connections with industry allow students to engage with potential employers and ensures our teaching is constantly informed by practical, industry-relevant expertise.
The Ambassadorial Council is a network of prominent UWA alumni and industry leaders who are members of international chapters in Perth, Melbourne, London, Singapore and New York. The role of the council is to assist the Business School with building stronger global connections and to advise on current global issues and perspectives, influencing course structure and student experience. Our council members enhance the learning experience to give students greater opportunities to define their career in the business world.
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 and specialise in Leadership, Natural Resources or General Management.
MBA Full Time Intensive
In just 12 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.
The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room
The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room represents a state-of-the-art trading and analysis centre for students.Read more about The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room
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.
Aggregate demand under instability
This project aims to measure the impact of monetary policy on the aggregate demand in Australia and the United States.
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.
Nutrition insecurity in rural Myanmar
Generating new insights into the ways that nutrition outcomes relate to livelihood circumstances in rural Myanmar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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
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 marketingRead more about Dr Paul Harrigan
Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu
Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu is a UWA finance lecturer and researcher, specialising in the exploitation of market sentiment from financial derivatives markets.Read more about Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu
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 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
Prize for WA finance game changer
Half a century ago, research connected to UWA dramatically shifted the financial community’s understanding of the link between stock prices and accounting data.Read more
Centre for Social Impact researcher recognised in pro bono awards
A Research Assistant Professor from UWA who is passionate about supporting the not-for-profit workforce has been recognised in the Pro Bono 2018 Impact 25 Awards.Read more
Accreditation and compliance
The UWA Business School has a number of international accreditations as well as industry and government associations.