Top 100 worldwide for Accounting and Finance and and Business and Management Studies (QS 2018)
UWA Business graduates have the highest starting salaries in Australia, and considerably higher than Go8 competitors (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.
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.
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.
Nutrition insecurity in rural Myanmar
Generating new insights into the ways that nutrition outcomes relate to livelihood circumstances in rural Myanmar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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 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 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
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 Chris Parsons
Dr Chris Parsons is a development economist who specialises in identifying the links between migration and development.Read more about Dr Chris Parsons
The business of honey: The Honey Hackathon
The University of Western Australia is hosting the three day event that will examine how to get international buyers to recognise the value of Western Australian honey and create opportunities for new local businesses.Read more
Accreditation and compliance
The UWA Business School has a number of international accreditations as well as industry and government associations.