Professionals and community

Learn from experts in their fields, enhance your career or study something completely new.


Access our state-of-the-art learning facilities while extending your mind at UWA Summer School.

UWA Summer School is available to professionals seeking to enhance their career through professional development and to members of the general public interested in studying for a short, intensive period.

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Study your way

Select to study an assessed or non-assessed unit during Summer School.



Want to study at UWA but don't want the stress of assignments and exams? Studying as a non-assessed student is an ideal way to experience university life and follow your interests.



If you would like to gain credit points towards your future qualification at UWA, an assessed subject unit may be for you. You will complete all assessments required for the unit and you will receive a final grade for the unit.

Full unit listing


Undergraduate units

  • Fees for undergraduate Summer School units will be set at their standard classification and are informed by the unit's discipline
  • An undergraduate Summer School unit will cost the same irrespective of whether it is taken assessed or non-assessed
  • Fees are due prior to commencement of the unit

Postgraduate units

  • All postgraduate Summer School units will incur an indicative fee of $1000 if undertaken as non-assessed
  • If a postgraduate unit is taken for credit" as part of Summer School, the fee will be the same as incurred by domestic full-fee paying students
  • Fees are due prior to commencement of the unit

Further information

Getting to UWA

  • All external applicants will receive a parking permit to allow them to park on campus, free of charge. See for information about parking areas, and check your permit for more details when you receive it. Information about public transport and cycling to UWA can be found at
  • Lockers and change rooms are available in the Reid Library. Bike racks are located throughout campus. End-of-journey shower facilities are available at the Fitness Centre.

Access to facilities

  • All external applicants will receive a PHEME account (student login) and access to the online learning system (LMS), online library and course materials.
  • Free on-campus WIFI will be available through your PHEME account.
  • The UWA Summer School Precinct includes a number of cafés with extended opening hours during Summer School. Visit the Student Guild website for more information.
  • Summer School external applicants will have access to the Reid Library and all its facilities: computers, charging stations, electrical outlets, printers/copiers, rest areas, group study facilities, private study areas, and of course, the librarians and library staff.
  • A map of the UWA Summer School Precinct and facilities:
        2018 Summer School map (PDF 372 KB)

Further information, including course materials, timetable information, PHEME details, and campus maps, will be provided via email once enrolment is completed

Contact us



Speak to a Future Students Adviser from 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday (Western Standard Time)

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