POSTGRADUATE

My second degree

Interested in furthering your knowledge, skills and experience? You're at the right place.

Whether you've come straight from your undergraduate degree or are returning to study after time in the workplace, a UWA postgrad degree will help you take your career to new heights and increase your earning potential.

Applications open up to two years in advance. Explore all our postgrad courses here.

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To apply, follow these simple steps:

  • Find your course
    Explore our wide range of postgrad courses here.
    You can choose to study a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or at a master's degree level.

  • Check entry requirements
    Before starting your application, check the admission requirements for your chosen course. You’ll find these listed on the ‘admission requirements’ tab on each course page.
    Also check you meet the University's English language competency requirements 

  • Check application important dates
    Usually, applications open up to two years in advance. Each year we have two intake periods, Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July).
    Some postgraduate courses run on different timelines. Check if yours is listed below.

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Scholarships for postgraduate students

We have a wide range of postgraduate scholarships up for grabs.

See UWA scholarships

 

Important dates

Applications open up to two years in advance.

Some postgraduate courses run on different timelines. Check if yours is listed below.
Course Intake period Open Close
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840)

January 2024

Tuesday 1 February 2023

Sunday 30 April 2023

Doctor of Dental Medicine (91860)

January 2024

Domestic school leaver applications will open via TISC on 1 May 2023.

International school leaver applications for 2024 commencement open Wednesday 1 March 2023.

Graduate applications for domestic students Monday 1 May 2023.

Graduate applications for international students are now open.

Domestic school leaver applications will close on 29 September 2023.

International school leaver applications will close on 9 July 2023.

Graduate applications for domestic students will close on 31 May 2023.

Graduate applications for international students will close on 30 June 2023.

Doctor of Education (30810)

January 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Doctor of Medicine (91850)

January 2024

Domestic school leaver applications will open via TISC on 1 May 2023.

International school leaver applications for 2024 commencement will open in March 2023.

Graduate applications for domestic students will open early May 2023.

Graduate applications for international students are now open.

Domestic school leaver applications will close on 29 September 2023.

International school leaver applications will close on 9 July 2023.

Graduate applications for domestic students will close 31 May 2023 in line with GEMSAS application timetable.

Graduate applications for international students will close 30 June 2023. International early round applications will close on 30 April 2023.

Doctor of Optometry (91590)

January 2024

Wednesday 1 March 2023. Visit our Admissions Page for information on how to apply.

Thursday 31 August 2023 for domestic and international students.

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Neuropsychology (01890)

Semester 1, 2024

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications open Tuesday 1 August 2023.

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications close Tuesday 31 October 2023.

Domestic scholarship applications close on 31 October 2023.

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Clinical Psychology (01870)

Semester 1, 2024

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications open Tuesday 1 August 2023.

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications close Tuesday 31 October 2023.

Domestic scholarship applications close on 31 October 2023.

Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (01880)

Semester 1, 2024

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications open Tuesday 1 August 2023.

For Semester 1, 2024 entry, applications close Tuesday 31 October 2023.

Domestic scholarship applications close on 31 October 2023.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (91870)

January 2024

Wednesday 1 March 2023. Visit our Admissions Page for information on how to apply for the DPM.

Thursday 31 August 2023 for domestic and international students.

Doctor of Podiatric Surgery (91830)

Feburary 2024

Tuesday 1 August 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis (70230)

Mid-year 2023

TBA for application for entry in 2023.

TBA for application for entry in 2023.

Graduate Certificate in Business (41210)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (41230)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management (42200)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Leadership (41220)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management (43200)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Social Impact (40260)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (30250)

Throughout the year

Open now for 2023 commencement.

Monday 20 November 2023

Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)  (73260)

Semester 1, 2023

Open now

Tuesday 31 January 2023

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology (53390)

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology (53370)

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (51330)

Semester 1, 2024

Tuesday 1 August 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education (30380)

January 2024

Open now for 2024 commencement.

Thursday 30 November 2023

Juris Doctor (20820)

Semester 1, 2023

Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Visit the Juris Doctor course page for information on Equity and Diversity Pathways.

Sunday 15 January 2023

Equity and Diversity Pathways close Monday 2 January 2023.

Master of Business Administration (Flexible) (42520)

Trimester 1, 2023

Trimester 2, 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

T1: Closed

T2: Open now

T3: Open now

T1: Closed

T2: Thursday 23 April 2023

T3: Sunday 13 August 2023

Master of Business Administration (Intensive) (43520)

January 2023

Closed

Visit the MBA (Intensive) course page for more information on scholarships.

Closed

Sunday 4 December 2022

Master of Clinical Audiology (90540)

Semester 1, 2023

Thursday 1 September 2022

Monday 31 October 2022

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)

Semester 1, 2023

Semester 2, 2023

Tuesday 1 March 2022

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Friday 27 January 2023

Wednesday 31 May 2023

Master of Clinical Pathology (92510)

Semester 1, 2024

Tuesday 1 August 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Master of Education (30580)

Semester 1, 2023

Semester 2, 2023

Open now

Applications for entry to Semester 1, 2023 close on 22 February 2023.

Applications for entry to Semester 2, 2023 close on 14 July 2023.

Master of Education (31700)

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (53580)

Semester 1, 2024

Tuesday 1 August 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Master of Infectious Diseases (54540)

Semester 1, 2024

Tuesday 1 August 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Master of Pharmacy (51500)

Semester 1, 2024

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Thursday 31 August 2023

Master of Social Work (11550)

Semester 1, 2023

Applications for domestic students open Monday 1 August 2022.

Applications for international students open Tuesday 1 March 2022.

Applications for domestic students close Sunday 22 January 2023.

Applications for international students close Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Master of Teaching (Primary) (31520)

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Not available in 2023

Master of Teaching (Secondary) (32550)

Semester 1, 2023

Open now

Friday 3 February 2023

Master of Teaching (F-12) (32540)

Not available in 2023

TBA for application for entry in 2024

TBA for application for entry in 2023.



Frequently asked questions

I'm an international student, how much does it cost to apply?
As an international student, there is an application fee of $100 for postgraduate coursework study. This fee is subject to change without notice and is only payable via credit card. Cash or telegraphic transfers are not accepted.
What's the deadline for submitting my application?

This will depend on the course you select and how you apply. See ‘Important dates’ above for more information.

When will I hear about my application?
Please allow 10 business days for us to process your application.
How do I respond to my offer?
Congratulations on getting an offer! We hope you'll join us soon. To read up on responding to your offer, visit our askUWA page.
When do I have to accept my offer by?
This date depends on your course, so read your offer letter carefully and take action as soon as you can. If you log in, you will see your offer response deadline on your dashboard.
I’ve received an offer to study at UWA, what’s next?

Congratulations on your UWA offer! We can’t wait to welcome you on campus. Your offer letter will contain your new student number and important course details like course code, study mode and more.

Your next steps are:

  1. Accept your offer 
  2. Activate your Pheme Account 
  3. Use your Pheme login details to access your Careers and Employability Package
What if my application is declined?

You’ll be notified of your application outcome via email. If there are other entry pathways available to you, these will be detailed in your email.

How do I make the switch to UWA?
We offer numerous ways for you to make the move to UWA

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