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Executive Dean's Welcome

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University.

We pride ourselves on our student outcomes, where we consistently appear in the top 5 universities in Australia for: good teaching, generic skills, and overall student satisfaction.

Our dedicated team of academic staff regularly go over and above to ensure they deliver the best quality education to our students in a stimulating, inclusive and supportive environment.


Have some time to spare during winter break?

Thursday, 04 June 2020

ECU’s School of Business and Law has units running during both summer and winter break to enable students to fast-track their studies. Although 2020 has had a different and challenging first half of the year, the School of Business and Law are happy to announce winter school will still be available to eligible students.

Janine Wood juggles an MBA and running a non-for-profit while navigating a pandemic

Thursday, 04 June 2020

Janine enrolled in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the beginning of 2020 after her one of her daughters completed her degree at ECU in 2019. With a full load this semester, Janine who is the co-founder of not-for-profit No Limits Perth, has also been tirelessly working with vulnerable members of the community.

Hear from more students on our ECU YouTube channel.

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About Us

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

In 2019, the School was recognised by QILT as the top public university in Western Australia for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction, in the undergraduate fields of Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal Studies.


Find out more about our undergraduate, postgraduate, research and short courses.


The School of Business and Law has over 150 academic and professional staff.


Discover our research centres, and more about our areas of research.

Our Experts

Associate Professor Joshua Aston

A/Professor Joshua Aston

Associate Dean Law

Research areas and interests:

  • International criminal law
  • International human rights law
  • Law of contracts
Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie

A/Professor Madeleine Ogilvie

Associate Dean Teaching and Learning

Research areas and interests:

  • International education
  • Marketing semiotics
  • New product development
Associate Professor Ben Farr-Wharton

A/Professor Ben Farr-Wharton

Associate Professor

Research areas and interests:

  • Employee Wellbeing
  • People Analytics
  • Healthcare Management
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