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About

Established as the State’s first university in 1911 and founded with a mission to ‘advance the prosperity and welfare of our communities’, the University opened in 1913 to just 184 students. Today, more than 25,000 students are enrolled from 100 countries.

 

The University of Western Australia (UWA) College is an affiliated institution of the University of Western Australia. It serves as a pathway for students to gain entry into UWA's undergraduate programs by offering foundation programs and other preparatory courses.

UWA College’s pathway programs are tailored to provide support and additional academic and English language guidance, helping you succeed in your studies at UWA. As UWA’s own pathway provider, when you study with UWA College you’re guaranteeing* your place at UWA with a packaged, direct pathway into the first or second year of a range of UWA degrees.

* Subject to meeting the minimum course entry requirements and any additional selection criteria prescribed by UWA

Why This College?

Guaranteed place at University of Western Australia (UWA)

Programmes designed in collaboration with UWA

Expert Academic Staff

Admissions

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Study Duration

8 - 14 months

Institution Type

Public

Programmes Overview

UWA Foundation Program

Designed specifically for international students, the UWA Foundation Program prepares students for a seamless transition to your first year at UWA. In a supported learning environment at the heart of UWA's Perth campus, students develop confidence in communicating academic matters, improve your English language skills and learn subject specific knowledge to help you thrive in your studies at UWA.

Intakes

  • 8-month programme: June & October 

  • 12-month programme: February & June 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or a comparable

  • English Proficiency

    • 8-month programme: IELTS 6.0 

    • 12-month programme: IELTS 5.5

Popular UWA Degree Options

  • Advanced Computer Science

  • Arts

  • Biomedical Science

  • Business

  • Chemistry

Tuition Fees:

  • 8-month program: $32,000

  • 12-month program: $33,600

  • Commerce

  • Economics

  • Engineering

  • Environmental Design

  • Science

UWA Diploma in Commerce

Success in the boardroom starts with UWA College’s Diploma in Commerce. Strengthening English language comprehension through tailored support, you’ll be equipped with relevant and applicable industry skills across a range of areas, including economics, finance, marketing, communications and law. Developing your business acumen and understanding of the modern business world, when you successfully complete the Diploma in Commerce, you can progress into the second year of UWA’s Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce.

Intakes

  • 8-month programme: June & October 

  • 12-month programme: February & June 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or a comparable

  • English Proficiency

    • 8-month programme: IELTS 6.0 

    • 12-month programme: IELTS 5.5

Popular UWA Degree Options

  • Accounting

  • Business

  • Business Analytics

  • Business Law

  • Business Managements

Tuition Fees:

  • 8-month program: $34,500

  • 12-month program: $36,000

  • Economics

  • Enterprise and Innovation

  • Finance

  • Human Resource Management

UWA Diploma in Computer Science and Data Science

The Diploma in Computer and Data Science is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to UWA’s Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Data Science. Offering a broad range of subjects across programming languages, data analysis, and network security, you’ll have the added flexibility of being able to study business units to expand your career potential. With an emphasis on developing communication skills, you’ll learn how to confidently communicate complex academic matters to a variety of audiences, preparing you for your studies at UWA.

Intakes

  • 8-month programme: June & October 

  • 12-month programme: February & June 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or a comparable

  • English Proficiency

    • 8-month programme: IELTS 6.0 

    • 12-month programme: IELTS 5.5

Popular UWA Degree Options

  • Computer Science

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Science

Tuition Fees:

  • 8-month program: $38,000

  • 12 month-program: $39,600

UWA Diploma in Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Mining Engineering

  • Software Engineering

Graduate as an industry-ready engineer in as few as four years from the first day of your UWA College Diploma in Engineering to the last day of your UWA Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). After building on your mathematics and physics knowledge, in the final trimester of your Diploma you’ll join first-year UWA engineering students as you study the same university subjects alongside them for a truly integrated pathway experience. When you progress to the second year of UWA’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you can choose from nine engineering majors to really match your studies to your career aspirations.

Intakes

  • 10-month programme: February

  • 14-month programme: October

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or a comparable

  • English Proficiency

    • 10-month-programme: IELTS 6.0 

    • 14-month programme: IELTS 5.5

Popular UWA Degree Options

  • Automation and Robotics Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Tuition Fees:

  • 10-month program: $39,500

  • 14-month program: $47,700

UWA Diploma in Science

Ignite your passion for discovery with UWA College's Diploma in Science. With a focus on practical skills and real-world experience, you'll develop essential academic skills across scientific communication, data analysis, and research methods through exploring cutting-edge scientific concepts and technologies. To further align your studies with your interests and career goals, you can choose from a range of subjects covering anatomy and physiology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and more. Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Science, you’ll be eligible to progress to a range of UWA undergraduate degrees, including the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Biomedical Science.

Intakes

  • 8-month programme: June & October

  • 12-month programme: February & June

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or a comparable

  • English Proficiency

    • 8-month-programme: IELTS 6.0 

    • 12-month programme: IELTS 5.5

Popular UWA Degree Options

  • Anatomy

  • Biochemistry

  • Chemistry

  • Genetics

  • Human Sciences and Data Analysis

  • Microbiology and Immunology

  • Neuroscience

  • Pathology

  • Pharmacology

  • Physiology

Tuition Fees:

  • 8-month program: $38,000

  • 12-month program: $39,600

Diploma in Commerce
Foundation Programme
Diploma in Computer Sciece & Dat Science
Diploma in Engineering
Diploma in Science
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