Faculty of Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law is committed to offering students a rewarding business or legal education, and offering access to industry, professional networks and award-winning courses. 

Why choose Deakin?

With teaching across three campuses, we prepare our graduates for the careers of the future. Our two schools (Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School) offer courses relevant to contemporary national and global issues.

Our innovative teaching methods, state-of-the-art technology and flexible learning strategies give students a truly unique experience.

Our students are taught by renowned academic staff who are engaged in research that informs real-world issues within government, business and community organisations.

Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by AACSB International. This accreditation is awarded to business schools that meet strict standards of quality, academic and professional excellence. Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria. DBS has courses backed by high-quality contemporary research and developed in consultation with industry, meaning students graduate ready for their chosen career.

Meanwhile, Deakin Law School is ranked as one of Victoria's top law schools, giving aspiring first-class lawyers the skills and training they need across all major areas of legal practice.

Industry relations and partnerships

Through studying at Deakin, you can access all sorts of industry-related programs. We’ll open the door to opportunities within Australia and overseas via partnerships with the best education providers and professional societies around the world.

Find out more about our industry relations and partnerships

Faculty staff

Learn more about Deakin Law School and Deakin Business School staff, and find out about the prominent professors and lecturers who could be teaching you.

Find a staff member, take a look through their profiles and read all about their most recent publications.

Meet our faculty staff

Deakin Business School

Through offering internationally renowned courses – including the Bachelor of Commerce and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Deakin Business School runs courses that helps students find a place in their chosen fields.

Our work-integrated learning initiatives and overseas opportunities give you the firsthand experience you need to understand business, from within Australia and internationally.

Learn more about Deakin Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

An MBA opens doors, broadens your options and can completely change your prospects and career. Deakin's MBA goes a step further. It has a stamp of approval not only from the Graduate Management Association of Australia, which gives it a 5-Star rating, but also as it has an international QS 5-Star rating, due to the quality of the course and the exceptional teaching.

If you're looking to stay ahead in a competitive job market, our MBA could be for you.

Find out more about Deakin’s MBA

Deakin Law School

Interested in commercial law? With us, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to have a successful career in renowned law firms, whether here in Australia or further afield.

Get real-world legal experience through our legal internship program, and sign up to one of our many international study programs or workplace and community placements. We’ll get your career off to a great start.

Find out more about Deakin Law School

Juris Doctor (JD)

Deakin's Juris Doctor (JD) is a prestigious postgraduate law program for non-law graduates, that prepares students for a first-class law career. Our JD satisfies the academic requirements to be admitted to practice as an Australian lawyer.

Deakin Law School is highly regarded and is ranked as one of Victoria's top law schools by the prestigious ShanghaiRanking's Global Rankings**, which means you can rest assured you'll get the perfect combination of theory and practical experience to graduate into the competitive employment market.

Find out more about Deakin's JD

Start Anytime

Deakin offers postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law students the opportunity to complete part of their course as Start Anytime units. This allows you to begin a unit at any point throughout the year and complete it online at your own pace.

Start Anytime units offered at the Faculty of Business and Law include:

  • Human Resource Analytics (MIS714)^
  • Foundation Skills in Data Analysis (MIS770A)^
  • Strategic Brand Management (MMK739)*.

^Maximum six months
*Maximum one year

These units are part of several postgraduate business degrees, including the Master of Business Analytics and the Master of Marketing.

Learn more about Start Anytime including how to apply and enrol

Contact us

If you have further questions about business and law, please get in touch.


**ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021