• Australia
    • Perth
Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter

Program Details

Program Type
Direct Enrollment
Degree Level
Bachelors Masters PhD.
Apartment Dormitory Host Family


Price Details
The cost of one semester at UWA (four classes) is $13,250. This is also equivalent to one semester of study in the US.

UWA is also on the approved list of institutions overseas that accepts FAFSA loans from the US.
What's Included
Airport Transfers Classes Wifi
Jul 09, 2019
Jun 01, 2018
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About Program

The University of Western Australia is the oldest university in the state of WA and is well-known for its programs in engineering. UWA offers degrees in Chemical, Civil (ranked #48 in the world, QS 2017), Electrical & Electronic, Environmental, Mechanical, Mining (ranked #11 in the world, QS 2017), Oil & Gas and Software Engineering.

Popular classes include: Renewable Energy, Petroleum Engineering, Gas Processing - Flow Assurance, Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Underground Construction, Robotics, Power Electronics, Wastewater Engineering and more!

UWA engineering graduates also have the highest starting salaries in Australia (approximately $69,1264 AUD per year) according to the Good Universities Guide 2016 and are well sought after by employers.

And don't forget about the opportunity to do research with a professor, too. How about in UWA's Centre for Energy or the UWA Centre for Offshore Systems?

UWA even accepts FAFSA loans, so apply now!

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Program Highlights

  • Choose from 8 different engineering disciplines.
  • Opportunity to do undergraduate research.
  • World renowned engineering in oil and gas, civil engineering and mining.
  • Close partnerships with industry leaders, such as Chevron.
  • Group of 8 university ("Australia's Ivy League")

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Yes, I recommend this program

Unforgettable Memories

Studying abroad may be a little scary at first, but it's also one of the most rewarding experiences a college student can have.
I remember when I first arrived in Perth... I had trouble adapting to the city, the language, the culture (and the jet lag, of course!).
But as soon as the classes started, it began to feel like home. The university embraced the new students by promoting social events, lectures, orientations for exchange students, Counselling and Psychological Services, everything with great affection to make us feel like part of that community.
Even when I had a little accident trying to skate, the school’s nursery assisted me in the best way they could.
In a place like that, all I wanted to do was to study, explore and unterstand the culture of that amazing country.
Today I see that studying in a different education system has provided me knowledge I would never get back home. It also made me more independent and self-confident because I had to adapt to all types of situations.
But most of all, in this program I gained life experience: friends all over the world, amazing sights, new foods, great stories.

Thank you UWA, for the unforgettable memories!

67 people found this review helpful.
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Carolina Vivian
Yes, I recommend this program

The best experience of my life

During my time in Australia and UWA I learned unique lessons and had contact with people from different cultures and backgrounds. This experience improved my communication skills and my ability to work both individually and as part of a team. This experience provided me with an approach to deal with different opinions and challenging situations, contributing to my ability to innovate and create ideas. This experience and opportunity was definitely the greatest achievement of my career and life.

68 people found this review helpful.

Questions & Answers

Hi Sandra! The term is one academic school year (Fall, Spring, Winter).