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

Students from 62 countries

30+ corporate partnerships

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)

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.


Our departments

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Accounting and Finance

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Management and Organisations

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Welcome from the Dean and Head of School Peter Robertson

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.


Ambassadorial Council

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.

Learn in a cutting-edge environment

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 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.

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MBA Flexible

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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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.


Accreditation and compliance

The UWA Business School has a number of international accreditations as well as industry and government associations.

View the 2017 Graduate Outcomes [PDF 248.37 kB]

Assurance of learning

The UWA Business School is strongly committed to enhancing the student learning experience through comprehensive assurance of learning procedures embedded within the curriculum. Each program has broad goals and specific objectives that align with the Australian Qualifications Framework, Discipline based learning standards and the UWA Educational Principles.

UWA Business School

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Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 6pm (8.30am to 5pm outside of trimesters) Friday: 10am to 5pm