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Newcastle Business School

The Newcastle Business School is the University of Newcastle's centre for undergraduate, postgraduate and community business education. We focus on student-centred, research-driven teaching to develop the skills and attributes needed to sustain a successful career that is based on life-long learning.

Study Areas

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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Undertake Postgraduate Study With Us

Master of Business Administration (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. Learn more

New Master of Business Administration (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. Learn more

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Gosford

Study a Master of Business Administration (MBA) on the Central Coast in 2018. Be part of the first cohort of students to study the MBA in Gosford and develop strong local connections both personally and professionally. Studying the MBA in Gosford will provide enhanced opportunities to build relationships with like-minded professionals and strengthen your network on the Central Coast. You will be able to capitalise on the University of Newcastle’s existing partnerships with local organisations, and forge lasting relationships with career-oriented individuals. Learn more

Accreditation and Affiliation

The University of Newcastle’s Business School (NBS) has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation from USA-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Learn more about our Accreditation and Affiliation here.

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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Dean's Welcome

Morris Altman

On behalf of the Newcastle Business School community, I am very pleased to extend an invitation to students and partners to engage with us in research and learning.

The Newcastle Business School is the University of Newcastle's centre for undergraduate, postgraduate and community business education. We focus on student-centred, research-driven teaching to develop the skills and attributes needed to sustain a successful career that is based on life-long learning.

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Highlighted Researchers

Professor Morris Altman


Observing and analysing ordinary human life from multiple angles, Professor Morris Altman is seeking to help explain and predict economic decision-making in the 21st century.

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Associate Professor Stacey Baxter


Stacey is an Associate Professor in Marketing and Deputy Head of School Teaching & Learning within the Newcastle Business School.

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Dr Anthea Bill

Lead Economist

Anthea has over 15 years qualitative and quantitative research experience working in academic, commercial consultancy and government contexts and is responsible for delivering the Centre's economic indicators program in the Hunter and Upper Hunter.

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Associate Professor Brendan Boyle

International Business

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle specialises in the areas of international human resource management, the management of multinational corporations and international business strategy.

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Associate professor Jamie Carlson


Recognising ongoing success in the service sectors as fundamental to securing Australia’s prosperity and standard of living, Dr Jamie Carlson is working with firms to aid the design and delivery of compelling consumption experiences that creates value for customers and firms.

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Professor Steve Melnyk

Global Innovation Chair in Supply Chain Management

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Professor Abul Shamsuddin

Head of the Accounting & Finance Discipline

Abul Shamsuddin is Professor of Finance and Head of the Accounting & Finance Discipline at the University of Newcastle. He received his Masters and PhD from Simon Fraser University, Canada.

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Associate Professor Hao Tan

International Business

Dr Hao Tan's international business research is looking to satisfy intrigue about the energy system powering the world's largest developing economy, as he provides information and insight into the industrial dynamics in China's energy sector and their implications to global business and economics.

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Dr Tamara Young

Senior lecturer

Dr Tamara Young is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism in the Newcastle Business School. Her research is in the multidisciplinary field of tourism studies, with a particular emphasis on critical tourism theory and cultural research methodologies.

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