Postgraduate coursework

Postgraduate coursework degrees allow you study advanced subjects in a similar manner to how you studied for your undergraduate degree.

Find a course

UWA partners world-class teaching staff with the technologies of tomorrow to deliver students a leading learning environment. 

With a high-performance culture and a globally connected outlook, we pride ourselves on preparing students for a rapidly changing world. Browse our coursework degrees below to find one that best suits you.

 

How to apply Apply now

Postgrad coursework options

Graduate certificates 

Graduate certificates aim to broaden the skills and knowledge you have already gained in an undergraduate program or provide vocational skills and knowledge in a new professional area. Graduate certificate courses may be part of a variety of studies in a specific subject area (an articulated course), offering you progression from a graduate certificate to a graduate diploma, or from a graduate diploma to a master's degree.

Graduate diplomas

Graduate diplomas are similar to graduate certificates but offer a more in-depth understanding of a subject area and can take up to one year full-time or four years part-time to complete. Graduate diploma courses may be part of a variety of studies in a specific subject area (an articulated course), offering you progression from a graduate diploma to a master's degree by coursework.

Master’s by coursework

Master's degrees recognise your thorough understanding of a research field or area of professional practice. Master's degrees by coursework, administered by UWA's faculties, can be either:

  • coursework – coursework is 100 per cent of the degree requirements or
  • coursework and dissertation – the dissertation component represents less than 66.6 per cent of the degree requirements.

Postgraduate professional degrees

A postgraduate professional degree is a master’s or doctorate-level course taken after a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) that, upon successful completion, qualifies you to enter a profession.



Write your future

How to apply Search courses