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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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

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

MGA Thermal team

News • 7 Aug 2020

Materials scientist and founder shares his story of driving renewable energy uptake

Professor Erich Kisi shares his innovation journey as co-founder of renewable energy storage company MGA Thermal at I2N's Startup Stories

bobae choi, tamara young, patti johnson, paul stolk

News • 31 Jul 2020

University of Newcastle part of funding boost announced to bolster local tourism, entertainment, and arts

Five local tourism, entertainment and arts organisations will benefit from more than $500,000 in funding from the City of Newcastle.

Prof Tania Sourdin in the Law Library

News • 28 Jul 2020

Professor Tania Sourdin says there is a need for cheaper and smarter dispute resolution options in family law

Professor Tania Sourdin in the Newcastle Herald discusses using apps for family dispute resolution

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Upcoming events and conferences

Idea Spark Workshop

Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Idea Spark Workshop: Design Thinking

This Design Thinking Workshop will provide you with a framework to develop ideas for solutions that you can submit into the new Idea Spark Competition stage of the Grand Challenge.

RA GAP

Event • 12 Aug 2020 from 10:30am - 13 Aug 2020 until 12:00pm

Grant Accelerator Program: Engagement and Impact

Explore a range of ways to promote your research impact.

IWI Image

Event • 31 Aug 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Innovation with Industry: Intellectual Property 101

Join us for this three part series, providing information and practical advice for engaging with Industry and/or end-users.

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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