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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.

We are proud that in the Business and Economics band of the Times Higher Education University Rankings by subject, our School has moved up into the top 301-400 category in just two years.

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.


Did somebody say workers’ rights? Three big questions about Menulog’s employment plan

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Did somebody say workers’ rights? Three big questions about Menulog’s employment plan. Dr Tom Barratt writes for The Conversation and The New Daily.

Marketing students work on real digital marketing strategy for Foodbank WA

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

During Summer School 2020, Dr Violetta Wilk’s students in the Applied Digital Marketing Unit MKT5325 got the chance to develop a Digital Marketing Strategy for a real industry organisation.

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 Dean Management

Research areas and interests:

  • Employee Wellbeing
  • People Analytics
  • Healthcare Management
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