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Business & Law

ECU has an entrepreneurial spirit – we like to be pioneers. And our School of Business and Law is no exception.

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Business & Law at ECU

We were the first university school in Australia to teach employability skills in a specially-designed program, now part of our Bachelor of Commerce course. We introduced the first professionally-accredited online Law degree in Western Australia. And we're the only WA university offering courses like the Bachelor of International Hotel & Resort Management and the Master of Marketing and Innovation Management.

So if you aspire to be an Accountant, Lawyer, Hotel Manager, HR Manager, Project Manager or even an Entrepreneur, this is your study area.

Why ECU?

Courses

Our undergraduate courses in Business or Law disciplines have been developed in consultation with industry, so you know you'll be acquiring skills that future employers are looking for.

We're also responsive to industry needs, offering niche market courses tailored to industry demands.

Bachelor of Commerce major subjects like Accounting are well-regarded by industry; the Accounting major is professionally accredited by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and Institute of Public Accountants.

Our practical, hands-on approach to learning will also give you opportunities to participate in work placements, internships, study tours and more.

Study areas, degrees and majors

At ECU, we group similar fields of work into study areas – Business & Law is one of them.

Within each study area you can choose a degree, for example a Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Law.

For some degrees, you can choose a speciality, or major, like Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting or Finance.

Postgraduate degrees involve coursework or research. For example, you can study our Master of Business by Research, or a Master of Finance and Banking (by coursework).

Business & Law

If you already know what you're interested in, choose a discipline.

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Become World Ready

At ECU's School of Business and Law, you will receive up-to-date theoretical knowledge, practical experience and essential employability skills to help you succeed in a variety of complex, competitive and dynamic global business environments.

I also have the opportunity to complete work placement for a company provided by ECU that will count as credit towards my degree.

Explore your options

WA Regional General Manager for Siemens Limited, Andrew McCluskey, discusses why he decided to study an MBA at ECU.

Student
stories

  • "Project Management at ECU gets Emma's career on track"
    Emma FletcherMaster of Project Management graduate

    ECU Master of Project Management graduate Emma Fletcher talks about her work at the Public Transport Authority and how her studies led to this career opportunity.

  • "Work Integrated Learning Placement at Holiday Inn Group"
    Reily TammepagMaster of Business Administration International graduate

    Master of Business Administration International graduate, Reily Tammepag talks about her successful Work Integrated Learning Placement at Holiday Inn Group.

  • "My parliamentary internship gave me insight into the political arena of law"
    Rachel RobsonECU Law graduate

    It has definitely assisted me with my career as my research paper was published and discussed in Parliament, and my contribution acknowledged by the MP.

    Apart from the internship, I was fortunate to undertake a work placement program with the Law Society of Western Australia, in their Law Access Division. This gave me an insight into the pro bono area of work for law. I’ve had a great experience at ECU.

    You are taught to challenge yourself outside of a textbook and incorporate theoretical knowledge into practical experience.

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