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Research and Higher Degrees Office

Research and Higher Degrees Office

The Office of Research and Higher Degrees oversees the research activities and research students within the Faculty of Business and Law.


The Faculty of Business and Law at ECU is proud of its research achievements and is committed to continuing its high quality and innovative applied research. We engage collaboratively with strategic partners who provide an in-depth understanding of particular issues, to enable research academics to contribute unique expertise and research methodology. This approach ensures research in areas of relevance and the application of research results for meaningful impact in the community.

Our Faculty's research centres offer specialised research services to specific industries and the community covering a wide range of areas from financial markets, business with Asia, e-commerce, marketing and quality management to social issues and law enforcement. The key areas of research strength and concentration are:

Our research centres are regularly reviewed by external, independent panels and adhere to excellence in research income and publications.

Further enquiries about research opportunities of mutual benefit and problem solving in industry, commerce and government, are welcomed.

Research degrees

Our research courses cover a wide range of Business and Law related disciplines and offer particular expertise in:

  • innovation
  • accounting
  • financial markets
  • superannuation
  • economics
  • family and family law
  • policing and investigative practices
  • criminology
  • small business
  • human resource management
  • management information systems

These programs include Honours, Masters by Research and Doctoral level courses.

We offer an enhanced learning experience and strong support to research students with the aim of developing their skills and competencies through a high level of industry involvement and consultation.

I encourage you to explore our programs and discover opportunities available to you.

Associate Professor Llandis Barratt-Pugh
Associate Dean, Research and Higher Degrees

Contact the Research and Higher Degrees Office

Faculty of Business and Law
Edith Cowan University
Room JO 2.439
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027

Ms Beverley Lurie
Coordinator, Research Support
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5237

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