Choosing what to study

No matter what field you’re interested in, you can seek your dream career at UWA. Check out the videos below to find out more about the different areas of study at UWA and see what it’s  really like studying with us.

Our study areas

Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences

Learn how to tackle issues from environmental impacts of climate change, sustainably managing natural resources to providing food and water security.

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Architecture, Design and Planning

Study architecture, design and planning to create cities, cultures and communities for a sustainable future. In this field, creative and strategic thinking come together.

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Business and Commerce

Develop your business acumen, grow expert knowledge, manage business case studies and undertake internships and practical projects to prepare you for a fulfilling career in business.

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Data and Computer Science

Through interpreting the data and computer science behind technological advances, you can gain the knowledge and expertise needed for an exciting career in the world of information and technology.

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Ignite your passion to teach and inspire a love of learning in others. Develop your skills in best-practice teaching and choose to educate people at all stages of life.

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Engineering is a force with which you can create profound change and improvement in society. You'll be empowered to tackle worldwide challenges and make an impact through engineering innovation.

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Health and Biomedical Sciences

Discover the biological basis of human structure and function to advance the health and wellbeing of communities.  Explore diverse areas such as research, sports, infectious diseases or health practitioner.

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Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and social sciences equips you to ask and answer the big questions. Explore where we came from, who we are and where we’re going.

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Discover the power of legal thinking and learn alongside others who share your passion for law. Explore areas such as criminology, human rights, business law and more.

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Music and Fine Arts

Realise your full creative potential with studies in Music and Fine Arts. Work alongside award-winning, artists, composers and receive mentoring and placement opportunities to set you up for success.

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Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Uncover the underlying laws of nature. Delve into areas like mathematics, chemistry, geology, physics, statistics and more to understand the world we live in and help advance humanity.

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Discover how and why we behave the way we do.  Develop an understanding of human thoughts and behaviours, the processes underlying these and the relationship of these to the brain.

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Early offers for 2023 entry

Ready to begin your career journey at UWA? If you are currently in Year 12, you can apply for 2023 entry from Monday 4 April. Tick your application off your list early so it's one less thing you need to think about, and spend that time focusing on your final exams.

Early offers

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Our courses

Whatever career you seek, you'll find a degree that fits at UWA.

Our courses allow you to design your own degree or choose a defined study path, the choice is yours. Students can specialise in one area or create a degree that combines their interests. You can browse our course guides to find out what's on offer here.

Download the 2023 Undergraduate Course Guide

Download the 2022 - 2023 Postgraduate Course Guide

Download the 2023 International Course Guide

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