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Business & Law

ECU's School of Business and Law provides an exciting range of globally-relevant and timely courses to help you take your career to another level or to completely change direction. This includes flexible online or part-time studies in project or human resource management, supply chain and logistics, marketing, accounting or finance.

Why ECU?

  • QILT logo

    Business and Law skills development highly rated

    In the latest QILT survey, ECU was ranked Australia's top public university for undergraduate skills development in both the Business and Management and Law and Paralegal disciplines.

    QILT is an annual independent Australian government survey.

  • The Good Universities Guide 2021

    Good Universities Guide

    In the 2021 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates have given us a 5-star rating for teaching quality, skills development, student support, learning resources, learner engagement and overall student experience.

    The 5-star rating for undergraduate teaching quality has now been achieved for 14 straight years.

    Read more about the Good Universities Guide.

  • Shanghai Ranking 2020 logo

    Hospitality & Tourism program in world's top 75

    ECU has received international recognition for the quality of our Hospitality and Tourism program, placing in the world's top 75 universities in ShanghaiRanking's 2020 global rankings.

  • THE Impact Rankings 2020

    THE Impact Rankings

    ECU has been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings, showing how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

    Read more about the THE Impact Rankings

  • THE World University Rankings 2020 Top 100 Young

    THE Young University Rankings

    ECU has been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, THE World University Rankings.

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 New Zealand and the 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.

Business & Law

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

Need some help deciding what to study?

Our future student events include a mix of on-campus and online sessions designed to help you decide what to study at ECU.

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Domestic Students

International Students

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Experience Business & Law at ECU.

Scholarship opportunities to reduce your expenses

Scholarships recognise those whose life journey may have been challenging, as well as students who've shown outstanding academic excellence and endeavour.

ECU Business & Law Excellence Scholarship (New)

A 20% fee reduction scholarship to prospective postgraduate students who can demonstrate excellence in their field and a commitment to their studies.

Find out more and apply

Other scholarships

A scholarship can help you realise your ambitions by paying for fees, text books and living expenses.

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A language minor could make a major difference

Our Bachelor of Commerce degree offers you a fantastic choice of 14 major subjects. Each major will give you a solid grounding in a specific area, e.g. Finance, or Human resource Management.

But to broaden your employability prospects and prepare you to be more 'world ready', you should consider adding one of our language minors to your chosen major.

For example, you might choose to major in International Business and add a minor in Mandarin or Japanese to really give you an edge if you’re working overseas.

To explore your options, start with the Commerce degree page.

Explore your options

  • Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pi-Shen Seet teaches students to learn from the mistakes of the past in thinking about the future.

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

  • An introduction to ECU’s School of Business and Law from Executive Dean Maryam Omari (2 minute watch).

Student stories

  • Angela Marchese

    Angela Marchese

    Project Management and Human Resource Management student

    "My work placement will count as credit towards my degree"

    I graduated from high school as one of the top ten achievers in my year. ECU’s School of Business and Law has an outstanding reputation so I applied for direct entry using my high school results. The facilities at ECU are exceptional and I feel so lucky to have access to them. All students have access to unlimited Wi-Fi, library resources and computer facilities as well as private study rooms and areas. The lecturers are qualified, helpful and friendly, making me comfortable in my studies. These facilities give me the ability to complete every assignment to a desired standard. I also have the opportunity to complete a work placement for a company provided by ECU that will count as credit towards my degree.

  • Dylan Hoyne

    Dylan Hoyne

    Bachelor of Laws graduate

    "Since graduating from ECU, I've been able to secure a graduate position at one of the largest law firms in Australia, MinterEllison"

    The focus of the Law degree at ECU is very practical. Some of my lecturers had held jobs in Parliament, ASIC, and the AAT, and were able to bring a very practical mind-set to the units they taught, something I think is very important for those wishing to practice after they complete their degrees. My studies at ECU provided me with the essential framework to begin working in, and applying for corporate positions.

    Whilst studying Law at ECU, I was lucky enough to travel to Canberra for the Australian Law Student Association Conference as a delegate. At the conference, top students from all Law Schools in Australasia come to learn about issues facing law, learn new skills, and compete. I competed in the Witness Examination competition, this taught me a lot in regards to Court etiquette, legal procedure, and dealing with clients. It was also an excellent opportunity to network with students from all over Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

  • Kaur Saggu

    Master of Business Administration

    "Work Integrated Learning placement at Griffith Industries"

    Master of Business Administration student Sumeet Kaur Saggu on her experience completing a Work Integrated Learning placement at Griffith Industries.