The University of Newcastle, Australia

Committed to quality, equity and engagement

The Faculty of Business and Law provides an innovative and dynamic learning community that offers leading-edge degrees.

With strong connections to industry, the Faculty of Business and Law delivers education and research grounded in contemporary issues affecting the world today.

As a student you’ll gain a professional edge through real-world, practical experience and teachings designed to make you work-ready. You’ll graduate with the skills, knowledge and professional networks needed to excel in your chosen field – law, marketing, finance, human resources, management, accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, tourism and sports management.

Our academics are leaders in their fields who continue to advance our disciplines through research with global impact. This ensures our degrees remain relevant in an ever-evolving professional landscape

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No.1 in Australia ? for Quality of Overall Experience, Learning Resources, Skills Development and Teaching Quality Skills
Top 150 ? in the world - Management
Top 175 ? in the world - Business and Economics
Top 150 ? in the world - Business Administration
No. 1 ? in Australia for overall satisfaction for undergraduate Law and Paralegal Studies students

Our Schools

Our students benefit from a curriculum which is international in focus and challenges them to understand and question the global economy and society of which they are part.

The Faculty is based in Newcastle’s CBD campus, NUspace, a state-of-the-art building designed to facilitate the blended learning which has become a defining feature of our approach to teaching.

Faculty research

With internationally renowned researchers and University Centres, the Faculty of Business and Law produces world-class research in all our areas of activity.

The Faculty strives to assist business and society to create sustainable enterprises and communities. We welcome the opportunity to pursue new and innovative research with commercial and public sector organisations.

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Faculty highlights

Scholarships

The Faculty offers a broad range of scholarships, with both future and current students encouraged to apply for any and all for which they may be eligible.

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South Asia
Scholarship

Study with us in 2020 - eligible students will receive
scholarships of up to AU$12,500.

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Latest news

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News • 9 Jul 2020

City supports accredited training for COVID-19 affected workers

Newcastle small business workers now have access to free accredited online training as part of an initiative of City of Newcastle delivered through the University of Newcastle, TAFE NSW, and Novaskill.

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News • 1 Jul 2020

The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Countries

Ann Apps was invited to present at a workshop “The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Countries” hosted by UNDESA in Nadi, Fiji on March 4th.

News • 1 Jul 2020

Cooperatives in Development – People-centred Businesses in Action

Newcastle Law School academic joins Partnership project between the International Co-operative Alliance and the European Commission.

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Upcoming events and conferences

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Event • 10 Jun 2020 - 8 Jul 2020

International Climate Change Law and Policy

This course will equip you with the fundamentals of International Climate Change Law and Policy. You will learn to critically assess Environmental Economics theory and its application to climate change policy.

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Event • 17 Jun 2020 from 10:22am - 8 Jul 2020 until 10:22am

High Conflict in Law: Personality Disorders and Disputes

Free open online course. Learn about the relationship between some personality disorders and high-conflict behaviour. Discover how to deal with high-conflict behaviours and manage conflicts in legal and business disputes.

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Accreditation and affiliation

AACSB Accredited
PRME
AHRI Accredited Course
AMI Accredited Course
Chartered Accounts Australia and New Zealand
CPA Australia Accredited Program
CFA Institutue University Affiliation Program