Faculty of Business and Law

Get a first-class, industry-enriched education

Deakin’s Faculty of Business and Law offers a rewarding business and legal education, giving you access to industry, professional networks and award-winning courses.

Why study business and law at Deakin

When you study at Deakin Business School (DBS) or Deakin Law School (DLS), our innovative teaching methods, state-of-the-art facilities and flexible learning strategies give you a truly unique experience. Access industry-connected programs and open the door to opportunities within Australia and overseas via partnerships with the best education providers and professional societies around the world.

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Designed by industry

Our courses are backed by high-quality contemporary research and developed in consultation with industry, meaning you’ll graduate ready for your chosen career.

Taught by industry experts

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

Professionally recognised

Our courses are recognised by leading Australian and international professional bodies in accounting, finance, financial planning, human resource management, law, marketing, psychology and technology.

Industry-standard facilities

From our trading room to our moot court and law clinic, our facilities provide immersion in industry-standard work environments to prepare you for professional practise.

Welcome to Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School

We teach, research and collaborate across many fields of expertise, aiming to benefit individuals and communities, organisations and industries. Our scholars are passionate about teaching and research and are keen to engage with partners on projects that will create a positive impact. Meet Deakin Law School and Deakin Business School staff and find out about the prominent professors and lecturers who could be teaching you.

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Supporting more students into professional careers

The Achieving with Autism scholarship provides dedicated study support for undergraduate students with an Austism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. Offered in conjunction with WISE Employment this scholarship aims to empower students with ASD to reach their full potential.

Deakin Business School

Deakin Business School runs courses that will help you build a thriving career in your chosen field. Our work-integrated learning initiatives and overseas opportunities give you the firsthand experience you need to understand global business. We create positive change through research that focuses on real challenges facing business and the community.

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The capstone project and internship taught me how to use the technical skills I have learnt in other units to solve real work problems. And that is what is needed the most to get you ready professionally.

Mansi Chaudhary

Master of Business Analytics, Business Analyst at Westpac

Graduate with an employment advantage

Deakin Business School holds both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations, meaning we are globally recognised and internationally benchmarked. As one of the top 3 business schools in Victoria, a Deakin qualification in business will distinguish you from your peers.

Deakin Law School

Want to explore the full scope of contemporary legal practice? 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 law clinic and legal internship program and sign up to one of our many international study programs. We’ll get your career off to a great start.

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Deakin's work-integrated learning opportunities give you industry experience and course credit. I volunteer as a paralegal for my local community legal centre, a Deakin industry connection. I also completed a virtual abroad experience with Masaryk University in the Czech Republic studying International Human Rights Law.

Jess Toomey

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws, Paralegal/Legal Assistant at Geldard Sherrington Lawyers

Study at a top law school

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.

Our research

The Faculty of Business and Law partners with industry, government and community to transform ideas into impact. Our world-class researchers, facilities and networks will kick-start your research career.

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Industry and community partnerships

Business and law at Deakin are enriched by partnerships that bring industry and community players into our courses and research, to focus on real-world issues and create professional opportunities.

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Contact us

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