University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the premier university in the state of Western Australia. Established in 1911, UWA has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. A member of the 'Group of Eight', it is regarded as one of Australia's top research institutions.

UWA is characterised by high-quality education across a broad and balanced range of disciplines in the arts, business, sciences and major professions. The university has particular strengths in science and engineering due to strong industry partnerships with leading companies in the resource-rich state of Western Australia.

Located in the same time zone as 60 per cent of the world's population, the University of Western Australia attracts high-achieving students and academics from all over the world because of its reputation for educational excellence, close proximity to the world's leading capital cities, picturesque campus and employment opportunities in the city of Perth.

The university has built a range of tailored programs to help international students excel, including academic and study skills bridging courses, accredited English language programs and a range of ongoing academic support initiatives.


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Undergraduate and postgraduate study

Courses include:

  • architecture, environmental design, landscape architecture and urban design
  • arts, music, communication studies, social work, education and law
  • biological sciences, biomedical science, molecular biology and biotechnology, genetics and nanotechnology
  • commerce and economics
  • computer science and information technology
  • engineering, microelectronics, and information and communication technology
  • physical sciences
  • medicine and dentistry, health science and podiatric medicine
  • psychology
  • natural and agricultural sciences, including climate studies, conservation biology and management, agricultural e

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