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 Indo-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.


Our vision is:

To be one of the most influential Business Schools in Australia and Asia.


Our mission is:

To “advance the welfare and the prosperity of the people through excellence in business education”.
Through the achievement of its mission the School will: 
(a) inspire and propel some of the most talented students from around the world to become the respected and innovative academic, community and business leaders of tomorrow; 
(b) provide an energising culture of international excellence in research, teaching and learning; 
(c) promote an ethical and entrepreneurial spirit; and 
(d) be a strong positive influence for alumni, business, industry, government and the professions.
Assurance of learning

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.

The program learning goals include:

5000+ students from 62 countries

Top 100 worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS 2020)

30+ corporate supporters

Welcome from the Dean and Head of School Peter Robertson

MBA and Graduate Certificate Information Session 

Are you ready to go further in your career? Join us on Saturday 23 July at the UWA Business School where you'll hear about our suite of MBA programs and network with some of our current students and alumni who are making their mark in business.

Register now

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 supporters include: 

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. 
2020 UWA Business School Prizes

Adjunct Professor, Dr Brett Davies Legal Consolidated Prize in MGMT3342 Entrepreneurship
Morgan Wynne

Allens Prize in EMPL5514 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Alexandra Howard

ATCO Australia Prize in MGMT1136 Management and Organisations
Joel Phillips

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Prize in ACCT2112 Management Accounting
Xingyu Wang

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Prize in ACCT2331 Taxation
Matthew Poli

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Prize in ACCT3322 Auditing
Alana Bocarro

D. W. Oxnam Prize in Work and Employment Relations
Matt O'Keeffe

Diane Smith-Gander MBA Prize - MGMT5530 Healthcare Systems, Policy and Governance
Sacha Andrew

Dr Andrew M Houston Memorial Prize in Economics
Lana Pavlovic

Emeritus Professor Izan Prize in FINA4590 Research Methods in Accounting and Finance
Josh McEvoy

EY Prize in ACCT1101 Financial Accounting

Alicia Sec

George D Milne Prize in Management

Dilkash Parabia

Gerard Daniels Prize in HRMT5502 Human Resource Analytics
Marc Denholm

Gerard Daniels Prize in HRMT5518 Strategic Human Resource Management
Mezyndra Badsha

J A Wood Memorial Prize
Connor Jenkins

Jack and Norma Krasnostein Prize in MGMT5608 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Shanon Vos

Julie Michael Memorial Prize in MGMT5517 Leadership for Social Impact
Michael Knight

Ky Cao Prize in ECON3395 Economic Policy
Joshua De Costa

Metrix Consulting Prize in Marketing Research
Felicia Halim     

Office of the Auditor General for Western Australia Prize
Chengting Wang

Perron Prize in MGMT5506 Ethics and Sustainability Management
Angela Wang

Perron Prize in MGMT5526 Principles for Responsible Management
Uday Manchanda

Phil Dolan Prize for Best Performance in the Master of Applied Finance
David Laan

Productivity Commission Prize for ECON3302 Applied Microeconomics
Jack Kyriacos Mulqueeney 

Professor Edward Shann Memorial Prize in ECON1102 Macroeconomics: Money and Finance
Matthew Poli

Professor David Plowman Memorial Prize
Samuel Abel

Ron and Jenny Manners Prize in ECON2105 Rise of the Global Economy

Nicholas Price

Rosalind Fok Prize in ACCT2201 Corporate Accounting
Ruo Yan Lee

Tracey Horton Scholar
Edward Peter Allen

Tracey Horton Scholar

Ian James Cartwright

Tracey Horton Scholar
Margrete Chaney

Tracey Horton Scholar
Xuan Xiong Matthias Cheong

Tracey Horton Scholar
Joshua Daniel Cook

Tracey Horton Scholar
Joshua Ben Crowe

Tracey Horton Scholar
Philipp Dette

Tracey Horton Scholar

Lucy Elizabeth Ellis

Tracey Horton Scholar
Olubayode Oladiran Ero-Phillips

Tracey Horton Scholar
Avril Joy Fahey

Tracey Horton Scholar
Juliana Benicio Goncalves de Azevedo

Tracey Horton Scholar
Joshua Frank Kippin

Tracey Horton Scholar
Mark Laybourn

Tracey Horton Scholar
Rupesh Nijhawan

Tracey Horton Scholar
Brenton James Rayner

Tracey Horton Scholar
Nicola Marie Rowohlt

Tracey Horton Scholar
Thomas John Henry Sims

Tracey Horton Scholar
Steven Smart

Tracey Horton Scholar
Lisa Annette Stedman

Tracey Horton Scholar
Ebony Louise Taylor

Tracey Horton Scholar
Andrew Michael Wesseldine

Tracey Horton Scholar
Steven James Youngs

UBS Prize in FINA3324 Investment Analysis
Ankit Rangan

UBS Prize in FINA5530 Managerial Finance
Lifang Zhang

UBS Prize in FINA5533 Finance Essentials
Amila Prashan Abeywardana

Viburnum Funds Prize in FINA1221 Introduction to Finance

Joel Phillips

W.E.G. Salter Memorial Prize in Economics
Reid Quekett

Wesfarmers Limited Business Development Prize in FINA2205 Quantitative Methods for Finance
Zachary Dempsey

Wesfarmers Limited Business Development Prize in FINA2207 Business Analysis and Valuation
Brenda Kong

2021 UWA Business School Scholarships
Brian T Dolan Scholarship
Thi Hai Yen

Bruce Goulds Memorial Commerce Scholarship
Adam Paniccio

C.A Vargovic Memorial Scholarship
Brook Lewis

C.A Vargovic Memorial Scholarship
Rachel Lee

David Mack Indigenous Continuing Scholarship
Brett Madigan

David Mack Indigenous Undergraduate Commencing Scholarship
Samuel Wolf

Dr Merab Tauman Memorial Scholarship in Economics
Seamus Twomey

Jean Rogerson Honours Scholarship in the UWA Business School
Jack Kyriacos Mulqueeney

John Willinge Regional and Remote Scholarship in the UWA Business
Alex Tombleson

John Willinge Scholarship in the UWA Business School (Metro)
Noah Chidlow

Mark and Paige Barnaba MBA Full Time Scholarship [F61302]
Ryan Eales

Mining Leaders Scholarship [F51372]
Daisy Chen

Paul Wilson Memorial Award [F51387]
Niall Pitcher

Perron Foundation Scholarship in Business Leadership
Jett Nelson

Stan and Jean Perron Honours Scholarship
Christian Harding

UWA Business School MBA Full Time International Achievement Scholarship 2020
Lorraine Ponti

UWA Business School MBA Full Time International Achievement Scholarship 2020
Tim Stricklan

UWA Business School MBA Intensive Scholarship [F191504]
William Pender

Viburnum Funds MBA Career Acceleration Scholarship [F17287]
Kate Verkuylen


Grace Zhou

Hayley Hamp

Louise Bosserman

Mia Herriman

Mikey Kailis

Nicholas Anile

Tanisha Banaszczyk

Our courses

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.

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. 

Our MBA program has been ranked number one in the Oceania region for Entrepreneurship and Alumni Outcomes, 6th in Oceania overall and 101-110 globally (QS World University Rankings 2021 Global MBA Rankings). The rankings place UWA MBA graduates as the highest earners in Australia, earning almost $200,000 at the average age of 34.

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.

Pathways to MBA

Award-winning teachers and researchers in the UWA Business School

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. As a world-class university, we are also committed to producing and integrating state-of-the-art research that can give our students an edge in employability. 

If you wish to nominate a teacher for a Teaching & Learning Award, complete this nomination form

If you wish to nominate a researcher or research mentor for a Research Award, complete this nomination form



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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.

Find out more about our alumni

Current research projects

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.

Our accreditations

A degree from the UWA Business School is your passport to the world. We are one of a few 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 UWA Business School is also a signatory of the UN PRME. 


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