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

Greater Bank Finance Lab

Top 150 ? in the world - Business Administration
Top 150 ? in the world - Management
Top 150 ? in the world - Hospitality and Tourism Management
Top 200 ? in the world - Public Administration
Top 175 ? in the world - Business and Economics

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, NeW Space, 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

Elley Walmsley EMBA, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Samantha Bremmell WiMBA and Susan Hood Empower Network.

News • 6 Mar 2020

International Women’s Day with the Equal Futures Project

With over 500 attendees, the International Women’s Day Breakfast run by the Equal Futures Project was a sold out event. The Equal Futures Project are Hunter based business leaders who are committed to diversity and achieving a more equitable and inclusive society.

Madeline Muddle

News • 11 Mar 2020

Student success in national essay competition

NLS student wins first prize in CLTA Corporate Law Student Essay Prize

image of Professor Lisa Toohey

News • 24 Feb 2020

Trade law researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarship

Professor Lisa Toohey has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to further her research abroad. Professor Toohey’s research investigates the changing political dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region, and the impact they are having on the relations between Australia and the United States.

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Upcoming events and conferences

2020 Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

Event • 31 Mar 2020 at 10:00am

POSTPONED - Newcastle City Campus Careers Expo

The University of Newcastle’s Careers service has decided to postpone this event. While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our University community and our campuses are open, we…

Event • 6 Apr 2020 at 9:00am

Entrepreneurship101

Learn what it takes to launch a startup.Perhaps you have an idea for a business but don't know where to start. Or you just want to familiarise yourself with lean…

Country flags in front of wind turbine

Event • 10 Jun 2020 at 12:00am

International Climate Change Law and Policy

Location: Free Online Short Course |Duration: 4 Weeks |Effort: 2-3 hours per week |Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 |Subject: Law |Level: Intermediate |Learn more about the course.Learn about the…

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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