Postgraduate and research studies : Business School : The University of Western Australia
 
 

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Postgraduate and research studies

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Advance your career with a postgraduate degree in business from an internationally accredited business school.

The UWA Business School offers a range of Master’s degrees, MBAs and Graduate Certificates, and higher degrees by research – all taught by leading professors with strong industry links.

Explore our range of courses below and for further information, contact the Student Centre on +618 6488 2780 or make an online enquiry.

 

Master's degrees

Boost your career options with a postgraduate business degree. No work experience required for postgraduate coursework degrees.

Our master's degrees (other than the Master of Economics) are open to students from both business and non-business backgrounds. Designed to equip you with advanced knowledge in a field of your choosing, these degrees include strong practical components.

Master of Applied Finance

The Master of Applied Finance is a practical course designed both for graduates already working in the finance sector, as well as those with a non-finance background who wish to move into the finance area.

Master of Business Information and Logistics Management

Manage information systems strategies, analyse organisational data for business intelligence, and develop your knowledge of emerging technologies.

Master of Commerce

Complete foundation business units and specialise in one or two areas of your choosing.

Master of Economics

Build on your existing Economics knowledge and undertake an advanced research project.

Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations

Advance your career in the human resources or industrial relations fields.

Master of Marketing

Gain advanced knowledge and practical experience in a range of marketing functions.

Master of Professional Accounting

Ideal for non-accounting graduate wishing to pursue accreditation from the professional accounting bodies.

MBAs and Graduate Certificates

Are you an experienced professional looking to transform your career?

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses and Graduate Certificates give you the opportunity to participate in career and networking events, personalised leadership development modules, mentoring programs and more.

You will also have the opportunity to engage with industry executives and senior managers, and develop your leadership and management skills.

MBA Full Time Intensive

A 12-month intensive MBA which includes a personalised Leadership Development Program, deep industry engagement and choice of specialist focus areas.

MBA Flexible

This world-class MBA gives you the flexibility to study full-time or part-time, choosing from weeknight, weekend, intensive and online classes.

Graduate Certificate in Business

Includes four core units of the MBA Flexible and gives you the option to continue through into the MBA Flexible (subject to achieving the required marks).

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ideal for those who want to start a new venture, enhance your own business or commercialise ideas. The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation also gives you the option to continue through into the MBA Flexible (subject to achieving the required marks).

Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Build high-level leadership skills to motivate and inspire the people around you. The Graduate Certificate in Leadership also gives you the option to continue through into the MBA Flexible (subject to achieving the required marks).

Graduate Certificate in Social Impact

Learn to manage organisations, programs and projects to achieve social impact and create meaningful social value. The Graduate Certificate in Social Impact also gives you the option to continue through into the MBA Flexible (subject to achieving the required marks).

Graduate certificates

Equip yourself with skills and knowledge to further your career.

The graduate certificates listed below are standalone qualifications, and can also serve as entry pathways into our master's courses. Various entry pathways are available for those with or without a first degree.

Graduate Certificate in Business Information and Logistics Management

Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work as a business analyst or supply chain manager.

Graduate Certificate in Commerce

Study the foundations of accounting, economics, management and marketing.

Graduate Certificate in Finance

This is a foundation course for students wishing to advance their knowledge of applied finance.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations

This course introduces you to key concepts and theories of employment relations and human resource management.

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

You will acquire the core knowledge and practical skills that are critical for a career in marketing or a career which relates to customer relationships.

Higher degrees by research

In pure research courses, you will work closely with an expert supervisor to produce a dissertation of significant academic originality.

The UWA Business School's researchers are highly respected, with the Australian government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative giving UWA a score of five out of five in the discipline sub-grouping of Business and Management, which equates to 'well above world standard.' The School consistently attracts significant external research funding, and our researchers hold strong connections with industry.

Doctor of Business Administration

A professional doctorate course designed for research-oriented individuals working in management positions in business, public service and non-profit organisations.

Doctor of Philosophy

A program of independent, supervised research that is assessed solely on the basis of a thesis, sometimes including a creative work component, that is examined externally.

Master of Philosophy

A program of independent, supervised research assessed solely on the basis of a thesis.