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Our Mission

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

As a provider of an accredited law program, the School is proud to express its commitment to the rule of law and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.

Quality Indicators in Teaching and Learning

ECU has received top rankings in the latest 2019 Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching (QILT) in a number of categories.

The School of Business and Law 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.

Affiliations, Endorsements & Professional Accreditations

The School of Business and Law has strong affiliations with a range of professional associations.

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The School offers 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.

Also on offer is an extensive range of postgraduate business and law programs, including our popular MBA degree.

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

Research activity

The School of Business and Law is proud of its research achievements and is committed to continuing its high quality and innovative applied research.


‘Bushfires and irreversible consequences of global warming: A serious wakeup call for corporations and complexities around CSR’

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

According to CNN (2020), Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades, with large swaths of the country devasted since the fire season began in late July. All this has been exacerbated by persistent heat and drought, and many point to climate change as a factor making natural disasters go from bad to worse.

ECU Early Career Researcher Grants 2020: Six successful applications from School of Business and Law

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

It is with pleasure that the School of Business and Law announces a number of successful Early Career Researcher (ECR) grants have been award for 2020. From a strong field of 34 applications, 17 were funded, and six of those were from the School of Business and Law.


Short Courses: Entrepreneurial Women

Are you thinking about starting, or have you recently started your own business? This introductory course will help you plan and prepare for an entrepreneurial career path.

Short Courses: Cyber Security for Small Business

In this full-day interactive workshop you’ll cover new developments in the cyber world, take part in hands-on activities and contribute to seminar discussions around best practice.

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