Your student advising office is your one-stop shop for all your course-related queries. We can assist with:
- course advice and creating a study plan
- checking your enrolment
- MBA planning and resources
- advising on global and extra-curricular experiences
- directing you to student support services
- helping with complex matters regarding special consideration, credit transfer, approved leave, academic progression, graduation eligibility and other special approval requests
The Business Student Advising Office is located at the Business School at the Perth campus.
Visit us during our office hours or get in touch using the details below.
Phone: +61 8 6488 2780
Opening hours: During trimester 9am to 6pm, Monday to Thursday and 10am–5pm Friday; outside trimester 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
Email us via askUWA
Stanford Summer International Honours Program
Combining top-notch academics with exclusive activities that explore the rich cultural, social, and geographical resources of the San Francisco Bay Area, the IHP is an invaluable experience.
Perth USAsia UCLA Study Abroad Program
Swap an Australian winter for six weeks of Californian summer, live on an American college campus and receive 12 credit points towards your UWA degree with this program. You’ll choose from hundreds of courses offered by UCLA from a variety of disciplines.
Work Integrated Learning internships
Make the most of your time at UWA by undertaking an internship as part of your course. Opportunities are available throughout the semester and in summer and winter for postgraduate and international students.
Pollinate Student Fellowship Program
Venture to India with Pollinate Group to contribute to projects that make a difference to the lives of families and communities through sustainable business models and environmental solutions to real-world problems.
The Business School offers heaps of vibrant student clubs for you to join. Work on an entrepreneurial community project, provide consultancy advice to not-for-profit organisations, run professional development workshops for students, or coordinate careers and social events.
Joining a student group helps you transition into university life, build and extend your professional and personal networks, put your business skills to practice, make new friends and have fun. Browse clubs and societies at the Guild's website.
One club, Enactus, is the world’s largest experiential learning platform, dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. It is an international, student-run, non-profit organisation present in more than 39 countries around the world, engaging students from more than 1,500 universities.
Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room
A world-class training tool for students, the Business School’s trading and analysis centre allows users to gain access to real-time data from more than 400 global markets. Students have access during selected classes and special access can be assigned to research students.
Business Common Room
The Common Room offers students in business 24/7 access to study spaces, device charging facilities, a kitchenette, bathroom and vending machines. Room access is automatically granted on your UWA campus card when you enrol, and after-hours access is via the outside of the building near the EY Lecture Theatre.
We have a number of computer labs on the ground floor that students have access to when not being used for classes. Check the room schedule (posted on each door) for availability.
Professor Izan Postgraduate Study Room
Postgraduate students have an exclusive space in the common room for quiet study during building opening hours. Access is automatically granted on your campus card at enrolment.
More for Business students
Assurance of learning
The 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 University of Western Australia Educational Principles and the Business School teaching and learning operational priorities.
The program learning goals include:
- discipline-specific knowledge and skills
- critical thinking skills conducive to lifelong learning
- oral and written communication skills
- interpersonal skills, such as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- reflective learning skills
- social and ethical awareness in an international context
Curriculum maps across all programs identify where program objectives are taught, practiced and assessed. These matrices form the basis of our ongoing assurance of learning process which has a focus on improving student learning and ongoing curriculum improvement.
- Master of Applied Finance
- Master of Business Administration Flexible
- Master of Business Administration Intensive
- Master of Business Information and Logistics Management
- Master of Commerce
- Master of Economics
- Master of Human Resources and Employee Relations
- Master of Marketing
- Master of Professional Accounting
SPARK for group assessments
SPARKPLUS is an online tool aid the development of team skills and enhance the team experience. SPARKPLUS has been developed with the purpose to improve learning from team assessment tasks and make the assessments fairer for students. It is used to help students understand the properties of quality work.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) students
The UWA Business School offers a range of exclusive opportunities to enhance the MBA and graduate certificate student experience, from study abroad opportunities and dedicated student clubs, to facilities and prizes. Our Student Office is open late during trimester to support you when you’re studying after hours.
Your home at the Business School
The MBA Quarter is available 24/7, offering collaborative nooks for group work, individual study pods, a kitchen and bathroom facilities. MBA students are granted access automatically at enrolment.
Deepen your knowledge and skillset in Toronto while connecting with a group of world-class international business schools over an intensive four-day session.
St Gallen’s Short Term MBA Program
A 12-week intensive exchange in Switzerland with company visits and excursions, providing a learning laboratory for those aspiring to a career in international management.
Haskayne MBA Summer Program
Equivalent to the unit MGMT5608, this Calgary program teaches you to apply entrepreneurial thinking to generate value-added processes, products/services and business models. You’ll navigate entrepreneurial risk, prepare business cases, and pitch ideas to potential investors.
WHU MBA Europe Summer Institute
Undertake this overseas two-week course in Germany on ‘The Changing Environment for International Business in Europe' at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management and gain targeted insight.
UWA MBA International Study Program
This program is an immersive cultural experience where our students visit organisations who are leaders in their industry to learn more about innovative global business. Previous destinations have included San Francisco, India and Europe.
Our MBA student community includes vibrant, active student clubs hosting regular events and opportunities for networking and professional development.
This committee of postgraduate business students provides an environment that fosters friendships and networking opportunities. Events are held throughout the year such as First Friday Catch-Ups and the annual MBA Ball.
Case Club focuses on preparing MBA candidates to solve real-world business problems. Monthly instructional workshops with consulting industry professionals introduce the frameworks to tackle each type of case, and weekly practice sessions give you the chance to develop confidence using the techniques and applying them to business problems across a range of industry sectors.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) suite of programs includes the:
- MBA Flexible
- MBA Intensive
- Graduate Certificate in Business (GCB)
- Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GCE&I)
- Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management (GCHLM)
- Graduate Certificate in Leadership (GCL)
- Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management (GCMEM)
- Graduate Certificate in Social Impact (GCSI)
To maintain an optimal class experience, MBA units are capped once they meet a certain number of students and are closed to enrolments.
The following units are now closed:
Unit Code - Unit Title - Teaching Period
MGMT5570 Organisational Change and Transformation TRI-1
ECON5503 Economic Management and Strategy TRI-1
FINA5530 Managerial Finance TRI-2
If you’d like to be added to the waitlist for any of the closed units, complete the online form. Requests will only be accepted through this system. While every effort is made to ensure that all requests are fulfilled, we cannot guarantee a place in selected units and you are asked to plan to take alternate units. Places in units cannot be transferred and if a student withdraws, the place is offered to the next student on the waiting list. Waiting lists are not checked every day and the Student Experience team will ensure that you are notified as soon as possible to your student email address when a place becomes available. To ensure timely and effective service, we ask that multiple requests and updates are not submitted through the online form, email or via phone.
Tracey Horton Scholars
Each year we recognise our high-achieving MBA graduates as Tracey Horton Scholars. This title recognises the achievements of Emeritus Professor Tracey Horton, a UWA Bachelor of Economics (Honours) graduate and Dean of the UWA Business School between 2005 and 2011.
To be recognised as a Tracey Horton Scholar, you must have completed at least half your MBA units at UWA and have achieved a final weighted average mark (WAM) of 80 per cent or higher (including units that are credited as part of an articulation sequence).
Recipients for 2018
- Lana Softic-Terrade
- Moiz Onali Dawoodbhai Alibhai
- Katherina Else Bergs
- Joshua Gordon Birkbeck
- Sophie Peskett
- Elisha Joyce Civil
- Emma Coffey
- Frank Charles Daly
- Michael James Emery
- Natasha Heidi Erlandson
- Shawn Susil Fernando
- Analena Claire Gilhome
- Brett Keir Hampton Giroud
- Erica Frances Gundersen
- Daniel Robert Bush
- Rebecca Ellen Johnston
- Erica Nicole Lampropoulos
- Olivia Frances Berry
- Corneille Charles Marais
- Garth Winston Lucas
- Dorab Postmaster
- Karen Michelle Riddette
- Daryl Dean Heighton
- Nikolaos Sykiotis
- Arnout Berend van Lent
- Jessica Lucy Volich
- Joel David Walker
- Bradley Leonard Watson
- Michael Bruce Willacy
- Travis Ryan Windsor