Faculty of Business and LawFaculty of Business and Law

Faculty of Business and Law

Welcome to the Faculty of Business and Law, where new knowledge is created. Our innovative degrees provide work-ready skills and our students are prepared for global citizenship.

Our research

Our research

The Faculty of Business and Law strives to find solutions so business and society can work together to create sustainable enterprises and communities in the areas of: Management, Law, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Politics and Tourism.

With internationally renowned researchers and University Centres such as the Hunter Research Foundation Centre and the Health Research Services Centre the Faculty produces world-class research in all its areas of activity.

 Our international partnerships

International partnerships

The Faculty prepares its students for global citizenship. Our curriculum is international in focus and challenges our students to understand and question the global economy and society of which they are part.


In our community

We recognise the importance of mutually beneficial engagement with community, alumni and industry. Therefore, we are committed to teaching, research, community service and engagement that enable sustainable outcomes. For more information please contact FBL-Comms-Engage@newcastle.edu.au

Learning and teaching

Learning and teaching

By promoting student-centred learning, we encourage our students to be active collaborators, testing their ideas with both teachers and fellow students. We expect our students to be risk-takers, continuously contesting ideas and questioning conventional wisdom.

Kyle Loades - New Professor of Practice

Mr Kyle Loades has been a champion of the University of Newcastle and the Faculty of Business and Law, over a number of years. Kyle has actively contributed to the Faculty through his involvement as a member of the Faculty Advisory Board giving frank and fearless advice to the PVC and other senior leaders in the Faculty. Kyle has made himself available to serve on senior leadership selection panels for UON and is an enthusiastic alumnus of the Faculty.

Kyle has significant experience as chair and leader of a number of nationally significant boards including Credit Union Australia, HMRI and NRMA. He is extremely well networked with key industry and government decision makers and will provide the Faculty with access to new opportunities not previously accessible.

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WiMBA Program Supports Women to Climb the Corporate Ladder

The first cohort of women selected to participate in a University of Newcastle initiative designed to redress the gender equity imbalance in senior management and executive positions, has been announced.

Driven by the university’s Faculty of Business and Law, the Women in Master of Business Administration (WiMBA) Scholarship program has partnered with leading Hunter organisations to help grow the female talent pipeline and foster positive economic growth for the Newcastle region.

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UoN Placed Top 150 in the World for Business and Economics

Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its 2018 subject rankings for Business and Economics with The University of Newcastle (UON) now placed in the top 150 in the world. UON is equal eighth in Australia for Business and Economics.

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NeW Space Trading Room

The Faculty of Business and Law is committed to providing students with hands-on, industry-standard learning opportunities that provide a clear pathway into a career. Building upon the Business School’s new state of the art Newcastle CBD campus location, we are developing a simulated financial trading environment for students studying in the areas of finance, decision making, business analytics and corporate governance.

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MBA (Global)

The MBA (Global) is designed for individuals who are recent graduates in any discipline, have little or no work experience, and are looking to develop their business leadership and management skills. The MBA (Global) provides students with an in-depth understanding of business globalisation and its complex effects on stakeholders, societies, and economies. This program assists students to develop the global mindset and interpersonal skills that will prepare them to operate across countries, cultures, and contexts.

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New MBA with Specialisations

Our newly designed and developed MBA program reflects the latest in contemporary management practice, providing six fundamental courses covering the foundations of modern business; money, markets and people. Core courses in leadership, strategic management and corporate governance provide pivotal insights into the dynamics of modern organisations.

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