University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

At The University of Western Australia (UWA), you'll join a community of people who seek to inspire progress and challenge the status quo. We’re one of Australia’s leading universities and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research.

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University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

At The University of Western Australia (UWA), you'll join a community of people who seek to inspire progress and challenge the status quo. We’re one of Australia’s leading universities and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. 

University of Western Australia, The (UWA) Undergraduate Ratings and Rankings

The ratings for University of Western Australia, The (UWA) are published in The Good Universities Guide 2019 edition. 5 STARS are awarded for results that fall amongst the top 20% of results in the country.

Student Retention
Student Retention

7%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for student retention in 2019 is ranked above the national average (3.5%) for other Australian universities.

Student Retention

This rating shows what proportion of students were retained at a higher rate than the national average. For many universities, less than one percent of the student cohort is retained at a higher rate than the national average.

Social Equity
Social Equity

7%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for social equity in 2019 is ranked below the national average (16.8%) for other Australian universities.

Social Equity

The proportion of domestic students enrolling at each university who come from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds.

Student Demand
Student Demand


University of Western Australia, The (UWA) is amongst the most top 20% of in-demand universities in the country.

Student Demand

Shows where high-achieving domestic students choose to study by comparing the proportion of commencing students with high ATAR scores at each university.

Student teacher ratio
Student teacher ratio

20:1

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for student teacher ratio in 2019 is ranked below the national average (21.9) for other Australian universities.

Student teacher ratio

The number of students per teaching staff member.

Staff Qualification
Staff Qualification

73%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for staff qualification in 2019 is ranked above the national average (72.2%) for other Australian universities.

Staff Qualification

This rating looks at the proportion of staff who hold a Ph.D, Doctorate by research or Doctorate by coursework.

Starting Salary
Starting Salary

$60,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for starting salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($58,226) for other Australian universities.

Starting Salary

The median salary of graduates from different universities.

Getting a job
Getting a job

62.3%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for getting a job in 2019 is ranked below the national average (70.9%) for other Australian universities.

Getting a job

The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course.

Overall experience
Overall experience

77.8%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (79.6%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

77.3%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (81.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

70.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (73.2%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

79%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (81.2%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Learning resources
Learning resources

81.8%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.9%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

62.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (63.8%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

The proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

First generation
First generation

15%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate rating for first generation in 2019 is ranked below the national average (26.8%) for other Australian universities.

First generation

The proportion of domestic students commencing a bachelor degree whose parents’ education is known and did not exceed Year 12.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

61.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

82.3%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

77.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

74.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

69.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

77.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

69.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$56,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate accounting course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

50%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

59.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

69.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

62.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

71.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

60.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

72.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

62.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate architecture course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

61.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate communications course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$54,300

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate communications course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

61.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate computing and information systems course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

51.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

61%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

65%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

61%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

70.7%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

62.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

51.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

65.3%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$65,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

53.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate health services and support course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

61.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

81.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

80%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

79.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

72.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked above the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

82.7%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

55.6%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$56,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

60.8%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

61.4%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

63.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

84.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

46.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

72.6%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

72.6%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$63,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate law course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

61.7%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

87.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked above the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

80.8%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

76.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

73.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked above the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

80.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

52.8%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$52,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

82.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

70.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

71.6%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

95.5%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

64%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

64.9%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

93.1%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked above the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$75,000

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate medicine course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

51.2%

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate psychology course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$50,400

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)’s undergraduate psychology course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.