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Why study at the University of Western Australia (UWA)?

1. UWA is a world top 100 university

We are the only Western Australian university in the prestigious Group of Eight, a coalition of world-leading research-intensive Australian universities.

2. Our graduates receive a globally recognised degree

Six of our subject areas are ranked in the world's top 50 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) including agriculture and forestry; anatomy and physiology; civil and structural engineering; earth and marine sciences; mineral and mining engineering; sports-related subjects.

3. We have over 75 state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities

UWA's Perth campus is home to globally recognised scholars such as Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall. 

4. We have a global reputation and global connections

UWA is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 18 research-led universities. It is also a founder member of the Matariki Network of high-quality, research-intensive universities with a particular focus on student experience.  

5. We focus on graduate outcomes

UWA offer professional placements, internships, mentoring and work experience to help you to graduate career-ready, with practical learning experiences completed.

Set yourself apart with a UWA degree

UWA is paving the way with an innovative curriculum designed around industry demand. Our world-class courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed globally.


The UWA Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences empowers students and staff to develop innovative ideas for our future.

We are leaders in innovation, technology and technical expertise, and our creative, industry-endorsed learning experience offers an engaging environment. Our dedication to inclusion and diversity creates a vibrant faculty that encourages excellence.

Our courses are based on a multidisciplinary research and teaching model and are accredited by Engineers Australia, Institution of Chemical Engineers, Australian Computer Society and the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, among others.

Business and Management

UWA Business School is one of the best in the Asia-Pacific. We inspire our students to become respected and innovative academic, community and business leaders of tomorrow. The School uses innovative teaching, research and corporate associations to provide real-world experience, hands-on learning and industry networking, helping to give you a career edge in your field.

Data and Technology

Get the skills to tackle big data challenges and navigate the digital realm with our courses in IT; business analytics; data science; business information and logistics management. These degrees are informed by the latest developments in research and industry. You’ll be taught by world-renowned experts, gain a deep understanding of future global needs and get the skills to embed contemporary data management and analysis technologies within industry. These degrees enable you to devise innovative solutions to transform the way we live.


The Faculty of Science is at the forefront of teaching, research and innovation with a world-class reputation, international networks and industry collaborations. Discipline areas range from pure and applied science to new multidisciplinary fields. You’ll learn from, and work with, the best in the country, including researchers of international standing.

Through our Work Integrated Learning opportunities, you’ll gain industry knowledge, work-ready skills and lasting networks with industry professionals, all of which are vital to successfully compete in the global employment market.

Health and Medical Sciences

The UWA Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers courses and research in a range of scientific and clinical disciplines to significantly benefit the health of international and Australian communities. We encourage the lifelong adaption and assessment of new theories, treatments and techniques that incorporate a holistic approach to health sciences and a sensitive interaction with patients.

A strong research culture infuses all health courses at UWA. Staff and students work with institutes, teaching hospitals, community groups and specialist research organisations on a range of projects.

Scholarships for high achievers

We offer the UWA Global Excellence Scholarship for high-achieving students, to recognise academic achievements and assist with the cost of study. Undergraduate students can receive up to A$45,000 over three years and postgraduates up to A$30,000 over two years.

We’re here for you

When you choose to study at WA’s highest-ranked university, not only will you learn from world-class thought leaders, you will gain an internationally recognised degree. We look forward to welcoming you into our community and supporting you in shaping your future career goals. So apply today and start your career journey with us.

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