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.
Congratulations to our student award winners
We recognise the hard work and dedication you give to your studies and wish to celebrate your achievement with you. We also thank our generous donors for their continued support.
View the full list of UWA Business School 2019 prize winners and 2020 scholarship recipients and a selection of video messages.
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.
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 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.
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.
MBA Teaching Fellow Dee Roche
MBA Teaching Fellow Dee Roche is a coordinator and lecturer at the UWA Business School, specialising in leadership, strategic change and transformation.Read more about MBA Teaching Fellow Dee Roche
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 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 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
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 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
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
UWA academics leading online learning
See how our academics are teaching their classes online and interacting with students virtually.Read more
UWA alumna wins Journalist of the Year Award
Annabel Hennessy wins Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award for Jody Gore investigation Kill or Be Killed?Read more
The cruel dilemma at the heart of WA's success
On Monday, WA recorded just seven new coronavirus infections. While this means less pressure on our hospital system and fewer deaths down the track, it could also result in the draconian restrictions on our society and economy lasting until we have a vaccine.Read more
UWA's top teachers recognised for University Teaching
Senior lecturer, Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu received a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for creating interactive learning experiences to engage studentsRead more
Accounting degree incorporates CA qualification
UWA MPA students will now be able to complete the professional requirements of the Charted Accountants qualification as part of their degree.Read more