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Our Mission

The School of Business and Law develops industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged, applied research.

As a provider of an accredited law program, the School is proud to express its commitment to the rule of law and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.

Quality Indicators in Teaching and Learning

ECU has received top rankings in the latest 2018 Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching in a number of categories.

Out of the 37 public universities ranked, ECU was top ranked in Australia for 'Business and Management' in Quality of Educational experience, Teaching Quality, Skill Development, and Student Support.

Of the 36 public universities teaching law, ECU ranked two top placed categories for the first time in Quality of Educational experience, and Teaching Quality.

Affiliations, Endorsements & Professional Accreditations

The School of Business and Law has strong affiliations with a range of professional associations.

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The School offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

The School also offers a comprehensive range of courses with major specialisations, that span a variety of disciplines.

Also on offer is an extensive range of postgraduate business and law programs, including our popular MBA degree.

Our Experts

Associate Professor Hadrian G. Djajadikerta

A/Professor Hadrian Djajadikerta

Associate Dean

Research areas and interests

  • Strategic management accounting
  • Behavioural accounting
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Strategic alliances and inter-firm relationships
  • Asia and Indonesia
Professor Kerry Brown

Professor Kerry Brown


Research areas and interests

  • Collaboration, networks and business clusters; capability, strategy, management and policy for infrastructure and asset management
  • Change management and innovation; work-life balance; gender and careers in the public sector; public management and policy.
Professor Sam Huang

Professor Sam Huang

Professor of Tourism & Services Marketing

Research areas and interests

  • Consumer behaviour in tourism
  • Tourism and hospitality marketing
  • Tour guides and guiding service
  • China tourism and hospitality issues

Research activity

The School of Business and Law is proud of its research achievements and is committed to continuing its high quality and innovative applied research.


The Big Idea Student Competition at ECU

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

iSafe proposal wins The Big Idea competition at ECU in 2018.

Jasmine Head excels in her final year of study at ECU

Monday, 10 December 2018

Jasmine Head is an International Business and Finance student who proves you really can do it all.


SBL Professorial Talk 2018 - Dysfunctional accounting information system behaviours

Associate Professor Hadrian Djajadikerta will discuss dysfunctional accounting information system behaviour.

Marketing 2019 & Beyond: Trends and Predictions

The Marketing 2019 & Beyond series is an opportunity to gain valuable insider knowledge from some of the industry’s most experienced and engaging thought leaders including ECU's own Dr Stephanie Meek.

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