Global Masters Program

University of Denver and The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) and University of Denver (DU) have developed a relationship involving a range of academic partnerships across UWA’s broad College of Schools.

Through this partnership, UWA and DU are able to provide their students with the opportunity to study at both institutions to gain qualifications from each university. The programs currently available include a Global Masters Programs in Business Information and Logistics Management, Biological Science, Biotechnology, Engineering and Environmental Science.

Student degree pathway

  • Years 1, 2 and 3: Undergraduate study at DU
  • Year 4: Complete fourth year of undergraduate study at UWA as a Study Abroad student, after which you'll receive a bachelor’s degree from DU
  • Year 5: Study for a master’s degree from UWA

Available Global Masters Programs

Business Information and Logistics Management

The Master of Business Information and Logistics Management at UWA will develop and expand your skills to manage IT infrastructure projects, determine enterprise systems requirements, analyse organisational data for business intelligence, lead information systems strategies, manage supply chains, and apply emerging technologies across the enterprise.

A major focus of the Master of Business Information and Logistics Management is developing your ability to work with IT teams to improve operations.

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Biological Science

Specialisations in Conservation Biology, Ecology, Marine Biology and Zoology

The Master of Biological Science will give you an understanding of the molecular evolution, structure, physiology, reproduction, behaviour and ecology of organisms, and the skills to apply this knowledge to the management of natural systems and the species they support.

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Specialisations in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Genomics, and Environmental and Agricultural Biotechnology

The Master of Biotechnology provides a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology and combines this with training in enterprise and commercialisation. This includes developing the theory of genetics and molecular biology in parallel with skills training in practical techniques such as genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, recombinant DNA methods and basic and advanced bioinformatics.

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Global Masters in Master of Professional Engineering (Specialisations in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 

The Master of Professional Engineering is a professionally accredited engineering degree for students who have completed undergraduate studies in engineering. Students specialise in a program of engineering and undertake advanced engineering technical units, a design project and a research project, and professional units. The course, designed in consultation with industry, equips graduates with both outstanding technical and professional skills and with the ability to work creatively as part of a team across the breadth of an engineering challenge.

  • CRICOS Code: 081025J
  • Contact (Mechanical Engineering): Dr Angus Tavner; Senior Lecturer and Program Chair (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Contact (Electrical and Electronic Engineering): Professor Herbert Iu; Professor (Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering) and Program Chair (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Contact (Student life and Application): Global Learning Office

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Environmental Science

Specialisations in Environmental Management, Marine and Coastal, Catchments and Water, Environmental Rehabilitation, and Sensing and Spatial Data Science

The Master of Environmental Science is highly interdisciplinary, providing you with a rigorous understanding of environmental processes in parallel to studies in environmental policy and management approaches. Throughout the course you will gain important skills in data analysis and interpretation, lab and field methods, plus GIS and remote sensing.

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Tuition and fees

For the fourth year of the program (the Study Abroad year), you’ll pay your fees to DU. For more information on cost of the Study Abroad year, refer to the DU UWA Global Masters brochure

For the fifth year of the program (the master’s degree year), you can work out the estimated tuition (in Australian dollars) using the UWA calculator. Keep in mind that the estimated amount listed is the annual cost for a two-year program, and only the single year (second year of the program) tuition fee is applicable to you.