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.


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:

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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

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: 


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

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.


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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.

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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 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.


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