The University of Western Australia

35 Stirling Highway, Perth

  • #90 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 18,532Total Students
  • 1,539Faculty
  • 9,013Int'l Students

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The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers a wide range of graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorate-level courses to train students for a wide range of jobs of the future.

Why not expand your current skillset and diversify your educational background by taking on a professional course at UWA?

Coursework or research?

At UWA, you will have the option of pursuing a coursework degree, if you wish teaching to feature strongly in your course, or a research degree, if you hope to extend the body of knowledge in your field.

Even better, if you want to be admitted to research-only master's or PhD programs you can apply at any time of the year – there’s no need to wait for the twice-yearly student intake periods to come around.

Join a global conversation

At UWA, you will be surrounded by some of the sharpest minds in Australia – and the world – and leading innovative research in your field.

UWA has academic partnerships with universities worldwide via the Worldwide Universities Network and the Matariki Network of Universities, as well as key contacts in industry and government. These links ensure UWA is responsive to both global and domestic research trends, and that we are continually developing graduate courses to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world.


About

The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers a wide range of graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorate-level courses to train students for a wide range of jobs of the future.

Why not expand your current skillset and diversify your educational background by taking on a professional course at UWA?

Coursework or research?

At UWA, you will have the option of pursuing a coursework degree, if you wish teaching to feature strongly in your course, or a research degree, if you hope to extend the body of knowledge in your field.

Even better, if you want to be admitted to research-only master's or PhD programs you can apply at any time of the year – there’s no need to wait for the twice-yearly student intake periods to come around.

Join a global conversation

At UWA, you will be surrounded by some of the sharpest minds in Australia – and the world – and leading innovative research in your field.

UWA has academic partnerships with universities worldwide via the Worldwide Universities Network and the Matariki Network of Universities, as well as key contacts in industry and government. These links ensure UWA is responsive to both global and domestic research trends, and that we are continually developing graduate courses to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world.


University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #79
  • 2014
    #84
  • 2015
    #89
  • 2016
    #98
  • 2017
    #=102
  • 2018
    #=93
  • 2019
    #91
  • 2020
    #86
  • 2021
    #92
  • 2022
    #93
  • 2023
    #90

Ranking criteria

61.7
Overall
55.6
Academic Reputation
49.9
Employer Reputation
21.8
Faculty Student Ratio
98.9
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
99.9
International Students Ratio
98.2
International Research Network
65
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
18,532

37%
63%

International students
9,013

44%
56%

Total faculty staff
1,539

1034
505

Total students
18,532

37%
63%

International students
9,013

44%
56%

Total faculty staff
1,539

505
1034
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Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

Campus locations

Perth,

35 Stirling Highway , Perth , Western Australia , Australia , 6009

Albany,

35 Stirling Terrace , Albany , Western Australia , Australia , 6330

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