Committed to quality, equity and engagement

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

The Faculty of Business and Law has been integrated into the new College of Human and Social Futures.

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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96.1% ? of undergraduate Business and Management graduates found employment within four months
No. 1 ? in Australia for overall satisfaction for undergraduate Law and Paralegal Studies students
$115000 ? median starting salary for postgraduate Business and Management graduates – above the national average

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

Latest news

Chief Justice Tom Bathurst and Taylah Gray

News • 24 Feb 2021

Chief Justice recognises Newcastle's newest lawyers among best in the country

“Great lawyers are known to come out of Newcastle, and I am confident that today is no exception.”

Law on the Beach 2019 session

News • 15 Jan 2021

Pop-up legal clinic returns to support the Newcastle community

After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.

father, mother and daughters at graduation

News • 14 Dec 2020

A graduation like no other

There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

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Upcoming events and conferences

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Event • 4 Mar 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

What is Research Advantage?

Join the Research Advantage team to uncover the many initiatives aimed at empowering academics at all careers levels at our University.

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Event • 26 Mar 2021 from 10:00am - 11:30am

Alternative metrics - using Altmetric Explorer

Join us for a hands-on session that will introduce using Metrics that will enable us to measure our research impact.

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Event • 30 Mar 2021 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Research Translation - where do I start?

This session will unpack research translation and provide a framework and practical advice and examples on knowledge translation.

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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

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.