The University of Western Australia - Bachelor's Degree

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is located in Perth, Australia. It offers undergraduate degrees across nine faculties and schools that include; Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts; a Business School; and a School of Indigenous Studies. UWA also offers postgraduate research programs and professional doctorate programs in Business Administration and Clinical Pharmacy among others.

  • Average Tuition AUD 33,920
  • Acceptance Rate 25%
  • Students 22,057
  • International Students 22%
  • Campus Setting Rural

School Description

The University of Western Australia was established in 1911 and was the first free university in the British Empire. UWA was established with the help of Sir John Winthrop Hackett, who was passionate in providing a university in Western Australia. UWA officially opened in 1913, welcoming just 184 students, and went through tough times with two World Wars and the Great Depression. But after the end of the second World War, the university saw a major recovery with student enrolments reaching 1000 students. The university kept growing from there, and In 1975, student enrolment reached over 10,000 students. 2012 was a significant year for UWA, it was the year where a new course structure was introduced. The structure followed that of universities around the world; a broad undergraduate degree followed by a postgraduate professional qualification.

The university today has over 24,000 students. UWA graduates include former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke, Academy Award winner Shaun Tan, and two Nobel prize winners who later became staff at the university. UWA is part of the Worldwide Universities Network, which is a network made up of 19 research intensive universities around the world who collaborate in addressing many issues that face the world.

 

Bachelor Programs

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Agriculture

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Anthropology

    AUD 31,100 Tuition Fee

    The University of Western Australia offers a three-year-long, full-time bachelor's degree program in Sociology and Anthropology. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Art History

    AUD 28,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Bioinformatics

    AUD 33,835 Tuition Fee

    The program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Bioinformatics. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

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    Biology

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Science

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Chemistry

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Commerce

    AUD 34,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Communication

    AUD 29,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Science

    AUD 33,835 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Design

    AUD 33,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Economics

    AUD 34,020 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Engineering

    AUD 36,316 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Environmental Architecture

    AUD 32,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Landscape Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

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    Environmental Studies

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Fine Arts

    AUD 28,500 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Health Science

    AUD 33,835 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Laws

    AUD 33,240 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Medicine

    AUD 56,525 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Music

    AUD 27,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Music Education

    AUD 27,980 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

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    Neuroscience

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on cognition, artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

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    Pharmacy

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Philosophy

    AUD 37,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Physical Education

    AUD 33,803 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Psychology

    AUD 33,385 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

    Science

    AUD 35,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Zoology

    AUD 35,680 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of general biology; organismal biology; ecology; genetics; animal behavior; and zoo and aquarium science.

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    QS Rankings (Global) 91
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 91
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    SchoolApply Ranking 113

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum ACT 22

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    Established in 1911

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          • Testimony
            2014-2015, Master of Agriculture

            I chose UWA as a first choice for my Master's degree and honestly, I never looked back! Excellent facilities, conducive environment and support systems and exceptionally well prepared and brilliant lecturers

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            1972-1977, Bachelor of Science (Hons)

            UWA was a creative academic learning experience that has stood me well in by training me in creative and critical thinking throughout life. A great and beautiful campus.

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            1992-1994, Diploma in Education

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