1st in Australia and 12th in the world for Marine/Ocean Engineering (ARWU 2018)
Student startups include: Fleet Engineering, Wearhawk and Mapizy
33rd in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS 2019)
UWA $25,000 Engineering Scholarship
Get a $25,000 head start in your engineering career when you make UWA your first preference.
Majors and popular combinations
Tailor your degree by exploring your career path or interest area in your first year, before selecting one or two majors in your second year. It's a unique feature of our course model and the best part is, it won't cost any extra or take longer to complete your degree.
Master of Professional Engineering Direct Pathway
Master of Professional Engineering course has been developed in consultation with industry to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, critical thinking and professional skills required to remain competitive in a global workforce.
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics/Master of Professional Engineering
By entering the Master of Professional Engineering pathway via our Bachelor of Automation and Robotics, you’ll build a foundation in automation and robotics, then become an accredited engineer specialising in either software engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering.
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics
Bachelor of Automation and Robotics combines relevant aspects from all engineering disciplines, software development, electronic hardware design and mechatronics, this course will cover the principles, design and operation of industrial robot manipulators as well as intelligent autonomous robots and self-driving vehicles
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Successfully completing an honours degree not only prepares you for higher-degree study at master’s and PhD level, but demonstrates to prospective employers a higher capacity for independent learning and research.
Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) is an inspiring, holistic four-year degree comprising a three-year bachelor’s (chosen from UWA’s Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science degrees) and a fourth year of honours.
Become an expert in your chosen field by taking your skills and qualifications to new heights after completing your undergraduate degree. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong, life-long connections.
Future proof your career
As an Engineering student, the flexibility to tailor your electives also provides a great way to broaden your employment opportunities and career options once you graduate. As an example, combining mechanical, electronic and software engineering electives will allow you to develop the skills to work as an electrical and electronic engineer, as well as a mechatronics engineer.
UWA has enriched my learning by providing me with the opportunity to design a project to aid people in Vanuatu through my Engineering Science major. I’ve also taken up Neuroscience units which I hope will further develop my skills in the bioengineering field. Lucy Anderson
We collaborate with industry leaders to develop practical courses to prepare you for a global engineering career. Our partners include BHP, Woodside, Monadelphous and Rio Tinto.
With 180+ clubs and societies, there is something for everyone at UWA.
The University Engineers’ Club (UEC) is the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ (ECM) Faculty Society. Formed in 1921, the UEC represents all students on their way to becoming an engineer in areas of career, education, social and sport.
Learn from the best
Professor Anas GhadouaniTeaching, Research
Anas Ghadouani is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia where he leads a very successful research group (Aquatic, Ecology and Ecosystem Studies).Read more
Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz works across industry and academia. Through the BHP Fellowship-funded UWA System Health Lab, she brings a start-up mentality and leads technologically curious students to work on industry-motivated research projects.Read more
Dr Zachary Aman is the Chevron Woodside Chair for the Centre in Long Subsea Tiebacks and the Program Chair of the Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas, with research specialities in flow assurance and gas hydrates.Read more
Professor Yuxia Hu
Professor Yuxia Hu is a soil behaviour expert within UWA’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering.Read more