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Address: School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
Tel: +61 8 6304 0000
Email: futurestudy@ecu.edu.au
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Edith Cowan University (ECU) has been ranked Australia’s top public university for student experience for the last two years in a row, and has been rated 5 stars by graduates for the quality of teaching for the past 12 years.

The School of Business and Law is renowned for its innovative approach to education and develops industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged, applied research.

In the 2018 QILT rankings, the School was ranked top public Australian university in the discipline of Business and Management, for exceptional quality of educational experience, teaching quality, skills development and student support.

The School’s Law program also earned the distinction of top-ranked Law program from a public university in overall quality of educational experience and teaching quality.

The School has also been ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the 2018 ShanghaiRankings Global Ranking of Academic Subjects for Hospitality and Tourism Management.


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The School offers a comprehensive range of courses that meet industry and employer needs, delivering relevant theory, practical work experience and generic employability skills. Students have the option to study in any one of our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across all main business disciplines, including: Accounting; Finance; Management; Human Resource Management; Marketing; Management Information Systems; Project Management; Supply Chain Management; International Business; as well as two MBA programs.

We also offer a number of programs in the applied/specialist areas of: Tourism, Hospitality, Sport, and Event Management. The Law discipline offers the Bachelor of Laws (LLB), allowing entry at undergraduate and graduate level. All of our coursework programs can be studied full-time and part-time and students also have the option to study in face-to-face, and flexible on-line/external modes.


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The School is also proud of its research achievements and is committed to continuing its high quality and innovative applied research. We engage collaboratively with strategic partners, including industry partners, who provide an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues and are driven by a desire to solve these issues with research outcomes that have innovative and practical application in the real world.


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The School offers research programs across all of our disciplines at both Honours level and Higher Degree by Research and has three research centres;

  • Centre for Innovative Practice (CIP) – focuses on developing innovative practices across a wide range of professions and organisations within the business and legal sectors.
  • Markets and Services Research Centre (MASRC) – focuses on research in areas of high economic impact with expertise in the services sector, encompassing financial markets and services, marketing and tourism.
  • Centre for Work and Organisational Performance (CWOP) – focuses on research in the areas of work including; human resource management and employee relations, and organisational studies including; organisational behaviour, leadership, and industrial/organisational psychology.

The School of Business and Law is renowned for an innovative approach to education – we challenge you to develop your talents and prepare to make a difference.