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

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

Hao Tan

News • 14 Oct 2020

Associate Professor Hao Tan in The Conversation

Following China’s recent carbon neutrality pledge, Associate Professor Hao Tan has published two opinion pieces.

News • 13 Oct 2020

Lessons Learnt: Special Issue report filters global best practices on COVID-19 response

A panel of experts have ‘filtered’ the most compelling policy and technology responses to COVID-19 worldwide, as governments continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic.

researcher, Francesco, with view overlooking Newcastle city

News • 12 Oct 2020

Global discussion on the future of healthcare systems amid COVID-19

There is no doubt COVID-19 has burdened healthcare systems across the world but what can be learnt from this?

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Upcoming events and conferences

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 11:30am - 1:00pm

Plan, Archive and Publish your Data - Data Management Dashboard Launch

Join this session to learn how to develop a Data Management Plan; create a data record in compliance with the Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; and publish your data to meet your funding or publishing requirements.

Pitching workshop

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: How to Pitch an Idea

At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.

RA GAP

Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 10:30am - 11:30am

Grant Accelerator Program: How to Structure an Argument

Join this session to learn how to craft a captivating project description and structure an argument as part of your grant application

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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