Non-school leavers

Have you taken a break since high school and are looking to return to study, or are you on a less traditional pathway to university study? Discover all your options right here.

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Flexible study options

Support to help you succeed

If you are starting your education journey or returning to study after a break, we're here to help. Whether you're looking for new opportunities, a career change or a promotion, or simply want to pursue a particular passion, we have courses to suit both your personal interests and career goals.

As WA's #1 university for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2022), our industry-connected courses will ensure you graduate with a degree that will take you places. We also know that studying has to fit around your lifestyle, so we've got a range of options to suit. Choose from learning online or on campus (or both), and consider a full-time or part-time course. Ready to get that degree? Let's get started.

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Our courses

Our industry-integrated degrees prepare you for the ever-changing world. You can specialise in one area or create a degree that combines your interests. Whatever career you seek, at UWA you’ll find a degree that fits.

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Explore courses and careers

You can explore our courses in 11 areas, or by searching for a specific course.


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Application and entry options

We offer pathways if you're starting at university after working, having time off or completing TAFE study or study at another university. View the entry options available to you as a non-school leaver.

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