Higher degrees by research : Business School : The University of Western Australia

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Higher degrees by research


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The UWA Business School offers higher degrees by research well above the world standard.

At UWA you will be immersed in a vibrant, collaborative learning environment on an attractive campus within minutes of the city. Student experience is a key focus, with regular social activities and career development activities, such as the PhD Conference and Three Minute Thesis (3MTTM) competition held annually. With a wealth of resources and support available, prospective higher degree by research students can expect an enriching research journey.



We offer the following higher degrees by research:

How to Apply

  • Application approval by the Graduate Research and Scholarships Office


University scholarships are available to support students who demonstrate academic excellence.
Contact us to find out more.

If applying for an external scholarship please lodge an application as per ‘How to Apply’ instructions to be assessed for a UWA offer of enrolment.

To be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy applicants must demonstrate:

To be accepted into the Doctor of Business Administration applicants must provide evidence of:

  • Having completed an MBA or equivalent
  • At least seven years post-graduate work experience, preferably with management experience

Disciplines and research expertise

There are four primary academic discipline areas within the School:

The School is committed to a research culture that focuses on international excellence. Browse the School’s research expertise here.