Business School

Inspiring students to become the innovative world leaders of tomorrow

The UWA Business School is one of the premier business schools in the Asia-Pacific region. The School uses world-class teaching, thought-leading research and corporate associations to provide real-world experience, hands-on learning and industry networking, giving students a career edge in their field.

5000+ students from 62 countries

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)

30+ corporate supporters

Our accreditations

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.

View the 2018 Graduate Outcomes [PDF 248.37 kB]


Welcome from the Dean and Head of School Peter Robertson

Corporate supporters

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.

View the Business School Board

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.

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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.

Choosing your study pathway

Do you want to make your mark in the business world? Studying business at UWA equips you with invaluable knowledge and skills, along with exposure to industry and analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.

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.

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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.

Award-winning teachers

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.

  • Caspersz, Donella

    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
  • Dee Roche

    Adjunct Professor/Teaching Associate Dee Roche is a coordinator and lecturer at the UWA Business School, specialising in leadership, strategic change and transformation.

    Read more about Adjunct Professor/Teaching Associate Dee Roche
  • 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.

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  • Dr Liudmila Tarabashkina

    Dr Liudmila Tarabashkina is a researcher at the UWA Business School and a marketing research consultant focusing on empowering consumers, assisting government with policy making and helping firms with strategic marketing communication.

    Read more about Dr Liudmila Tarabashkina
  • Gilchrist, David

    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
  • Goods, Caleb

    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
  • Harrigan, Paul

    Dr Paul Harrigan is an associate professor, published researcher and international consultant at the UWA Business School, specialising in digital and social media marketing.

    Read more about Dr Paul Harrigan
  • Jetter, Michael

    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
  • Liu, Zhangxin

    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
  • 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


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