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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 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.

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 our School of Business and Law, you'll learn the latest theories, get practical experience and essential employability skills to help you succeed in a variety of 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.

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

Student
stories

  • "ECU offers a high level of support for my studies"
    Jarni Lee
    Jarni McGuireBachelor Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

    The skills I have developed throughout my time at ECU have been invaluable. I was fortunate enough to complete an internship within the ECU’s Corporate Marketing and Events Team, which gave me the opportunity to apply my learnings from my studies in a real world environment.

    Balancing family, work and study has been the biggest obstacle during my studies, however ECU offers a high level of support to enable me to keep pursuing my studies and move forward with a smile on my face.

  • "Getting a competitive edge in Law"
    Dino TodorovECU Law graduate

    Meet former President of the ECU Law Society and successful graduate, Dino Todorov.

    Dino thinks Law is a journey and an investment in yourself, a journey that requires the right partner. For him, that partner was ECU.

  • "Current, practical and right on trend"
    Anna AbelhaMaster of Business Administration

    Master of Business Administration student and small business owner Anna Abelha chats about her decision to study an MBA, and why she enjoys studying at ECU.

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