Bachelor of Business
Learn practical and relevant business skills to help you achieve a dynamic career pathway.
This major covers the foundations of business and organisational management.
Enterprise and Innovation
With our globally-recognised experts, you will develop your technical knowledge in the business of innovation.
Global Business is for students interested in developing key business skills within a broad international context.
The learning experience
The state-of-the-art Business School includes lecture theatres, case study rooms and break-out areas for group work and individual study. You'll also have access to the Common Learning Area and Business School cafe.
UWA Business School
Work with 30+ industry partners
Clubs and societies
We have a host of clubs and societies you can join to take part in activities you already enjoy or get involved in something new.
The UWA Business School offers access to Bloomberg terminals – software that allows students to use the Bloomberg Professional service whereby students can monitor and analyse real-time financial market data. The computer system is used by students in Accounting and Finance.
Careers and further study
- Digital Marketer
- Management Consultant
- Human Resource Manager
- Market Analyst
- Small Business Entrepreneur
- Product Development and Branding Manager
- New Venture Creation
- Marketing Research Consultant
To be considered for this course you need to:
- achieve the University’s minimum entry score
- demonstrate English language competence
- satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)
You can view the prerequisites and recommended subjects for your chosen course here.
View our admission requirements for specific information, depending on your education history.
Assured Pathway informationIf you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Assured Pathways. An Assured Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.
Admission entry to UWA
We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Learn more about our admission entry pathways.
About the Bachelor of Business
The modern business leader requires a range of skills and knowledge to be successful. UWA's Bachelor of Business is designed to provide you with relevant, practical skills across a range of areas, including management, marketing, applied business economics, business leadership, communication, innovation and entrepreneurship. Coupled with access to real-world industry experiences through our internship and work-integrated learning programs, this degree will help you kick-start your career.
Why study Business
- You’ll gain state-of-the-art business knowledge from global experts
- You’ll develop key personal and project-based skills that are required in the modern workplace
- You’ll get access to real-world industry experiences through our internship and work-integrated learning programs
- February and July
- 3 years
Why business degrees are worth it
In this uncertain climate, a business degree is a valuable investment. Australian business graduates enjoy some of the highest employment rates in the country - here's why a business degree is worth it.
Courses that can lead to a management role
Organisations and businesses stand or fall on how well they are managed. Here are five undergraduate majors from UWA that will give you the skills and confidence you need to enter the workforce and take the reins.
You'll learn to
- apply discipline-specific knowledge to critically analyse applied business problems
- develop the required cognitive, technical and research skills for lifelong learning
- develop effective communication and team-based skills
Which Business or Commerce major should I choose?
If you’re keen to get into the business world and are considering a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce, you might be surprised at the variety of majors on offer.
From economics to entrepreneurship, here’s how to decide which major might be right for you.
The UWA Business School is accredited through both EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, and AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These are the leading business school accreditations in Europe and North America respectively, meaning that your business degree will be recognised by employers around the world.
What's the difference between the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business?
If you’d like to study business, how do you decide between a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce? We tell you how.
Taking a second major, even from another UWA bachelor's degree, is a great way to enhance your career prospects.
Second majors could include:
Want to start a business? Here's the degree for you
Put theory into practice
Current UWA students are eligible to take one of our professional experience units. These units bridge the gap between university and the workplace by providing opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience. You can master new skills, make connections and network, get a taste of the opportunities in the workforce and add experience to your resume, all before graduating.
Find out more about Work Integrated Learning.