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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.


Torture Behind Bars by Associate Professor Joshua Aston

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

‘Torture Behind Bars: Role of Police Force in India’ authored by Associate Professor Joshua Aston gives a complete scenario and the status of Torture which takes place behind the bars, i.e., custodial violence in India and the role and accountability of the Police.

‘Higher Studies in Law’ by Associate Professor Joshua Aston

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Higher Studies in Law by Associate Professor Joshua Aston is an indispensable guide for students willing to pursue higher studies in law. The book exhaustively covers the Postgraduate degree programmes in law, Doctorate degree programmes in law, Advanced Postgraduate Research Degree, Juris Doctor Degree, etc.


Short Courses: Entrepreneurial Women

Are you thinking about starting, or have you recently started, you own business? This introductory course is designed to help you plan and prepare for an entrepreneurial career path, and it's free!

Short Courses: Keep your business safe online

Small businesses face unique cyber security challenges but there are simple steps that you can do to protect your business. Your first step should be to join us at this full-day engaging and highly practical free workshop where you will learn best practise to help safeguard and protect your business against cybercrime.

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