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From postgraduate and research programs to our AGSM MBA, UNSW Business School offers you an extensive choice of study areas to choose from.

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Choose the right degree for your career aspirations


Accounting

Accounting


Ranked 1st in Australia and 10th worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Actuarial Studies

Actuarial Studies


Accredited by the Actuaries Institute in Australia (AIA) and recognised for exemptions for core technical subjects of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the UK

Fast-track your professional accreditation with Part I exemptions for globally recognised examinations

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Business Analytics

Business Analytics


SAS Business Analyst certification by completion of specified courses

Ranked 4th in Australia and 41st in the world in 'Computer Science and Information Systems' (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Economics

Economics


Ranked 3rd in Australia and 31st worldwide for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Finance

Finance


Ranked 1st in Australia and 10th worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

RG 146 accredited including recognised by FINSIA & CFA Institute

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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management


Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Information Systems

Information Systems


Ranked 4th in Australia and 41st worldwide nfor 'Computer Science and Information Systems' (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

Accredited by the Australian Computing Society (ACS)

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


UNSW is the #1 institution attended by Australian startup founders

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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International Business

International Business


Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Marketing

Marketing


Qualified with The Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) qualification from the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

Recognised by the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)

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Management

Management


Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

Received highest possible score in Business & Management by the Australian Federal Government Excellence in Research (ERA)

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Risk Management

Risk Management


First Risk Management Master’s program in Australia

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Social Impact

Social Impact


Courses taught by The Centre for Social Impact which is a collaboration of three universities: UNSW Australia, Swinburne University of Technology, The University of Western Australia.

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Sustainability & Social Enterprise

Sustainability & Social Enterprise


Develop multidisciplinary business knowledge, skills, and frameworks that are applicable across sectors.

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Taxation

Taxation


Gain a critical understanding of the Australian taxation system with the support of leading, professionally qualified tax academics

Recognition of prior learning

Exchange program with Oxford University MSc in Tax

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AGSM MBA Degrees

AGSM MBA Degrees


Ranked 1st in Australia and 8th worldwide for online MBA program, with the full time program consistently ranking within the Top 100 worldwide (Financial Times UK Online MBA Ranking 2018)

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Choose the right degree for your career aspirations

Whether it’s a career change or career advancement, we can help you figure out the right degree for your career aspirations. From postgraduate and research programs to our AGSM MBA programs and Executive Education, we offer you an extensive choice of study areas to broaden or specialise in the following areas:


Accounting

Ranked 1st in Australia and 10th worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

find out more
Actuarial Studies

Accredited by the Actuaries Institute in Australia (AIA) and recognised for exemptions for core technical subjects of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the UK

Fast-track your professional accreditation with Part I exemptions for globally recognised examinations

find out more
Business Analytics

SAS Business Analyst certification by completion of specified courses

Ranked 4th in Australia and 41st worldwide for 'Computer Science and Information Systems' (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

find out more
Economics

Ranked 3rd in Australia and 31st worldwide for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Finance

Ranked 1st in Australia and 10th worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

RG 146 accredited including recognised by FINSIA & CFA Institute

find out more
Human Resource Management

Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

find out more
Information Systems

Ranked 4th in Australia and 41st worldwide for 'Computer Science and Information Systems' (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)Accredited by the Australian Computing Society (ACS)

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship

UNSW is the #1 institution attended by Australian startup founders.

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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International Business

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

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Marketing

Qualified with The Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) qualification from the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

Recognised by the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)

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Management

Ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd worldwide for ‘Business and Management’ (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)

Received highest possible score in Business & Management by the Australian Federal Government Excellence in Research (ERA 2015)

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Risk Management

First Risk Management Master’s program in Australia

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Social Impact

Courses taught by The Centre for Social Impact which is a collaboration of three universities: UNSW Australia, Swinburne University of Technology, The University of Western Australia.

find out more
Sustainability & Social Enterprise

Develop multidisciplinary business knowledge, skills, and frameworks that are applicable across sectors.

find out more
Taxation

Gain a critical understanding of the Australian taxation system with the support of leading, professionally qualified tax academics

Recognition of prior learning

Exchange program with Oxford University MSc in Tax

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AGSM MBA Degrees

Ranked 1st in Australia and 8th worldwide for online MBA program, with the full time program consistently ranking within the Top 100 worldwide (Financial Times UK Online MBA Ranking 2018)

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More than an education

Studying at UNSW Business School offers more than just an education. In our competitive job market, employers look for graduates who are creative, can meet high standards and balance a wide variety of tasks. UNSW Business School offers many opportunities for you to gain real-world experience in your chosen area of study. Explore these opportunities and you’ll see why our graduates top the highest employment and graduate starting salaries amongst our Australian universities.

  • UNSW Start Rail
  • Student Association and Leadership Programs
  • Orion Initiative
  • Peter Farrell Cup
  • Meet The CEO
  • Business Think

UNSW Start Rail

There’s a good reason why we produce more innovators and entrepreneurs at UNSW. When you join UNSW Business School, you gain access to an extensive support network via our UNSW Start Rail

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Graduate Student Association (GSA)

You have an opportunity to organise business and social events to network with our Business School staff and industry connections, and learn career and leadership skills that are needed when entering the workplace.

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Modelled on the world’s leading business schools these are a list of leadership and social programs available.

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InsideSherpa

Orion Initiative

We offer online internships with entrepreneurs to our postgraduate students who are currently studying. Current undergraduate students can apply via the UNSW Careers Office for many other internship opportunities within Australia.

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Peter Farrell Cup

Our Business School’s annual student entrepreneurship competition. Students can win thousands of dollars to launch their new business idea. Our industry contacts and alumni will mentor and guide you to ensure that your business idea has the best possibility of succeeding. If you have a business idea, UNSW Founders also supports students in establishing their own businesses.

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Meet the CEO

Meet the CEO

Our flagship event series where students see a CEO being interviewed about their career path, and how they got to where they are today. Past CEOs include Richard Branson (Virgin) and others from Coca-Cola, Reserve Bank of Australia, McDonalds, and Australian banks etc.

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Career Accelerator

Once you commence your postgraduate degree, you have the opportunity to be mentored by an alumnus (graduate) from the Business School on this online career mentoring service.

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Free Online Course (MOOC)

Why not trial a postgraduate course at our Business School? Based on the popular postgraduate course Entrepreneurship and New Ventures (MGMT5611) offered at our Business School, this MOOC is highly engaging and will benefit budding or current entrepreneurs.

Business Pulse

See what our students are up to through video. We keep you up-to-date with the latest news, events and achievements of the Business School students.

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Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

A new centre which offers a new platform for developing student innovation, and making strong connections in the business world.. Work closely with students from other faculties and UNSW Innovations to bring your business idea to life.

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Business Think

BusinessThink is the school's online business journal. It is a platform for research findings, analysis and opinion, delivering engaging articles by professional writers, video interviews and podcasts to bring you the latest from the UNSW Business School. Our students are able to use this influential research from the Business School to be a step ahead of others within the same areas of study across Australia.

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Student experience


Our UNSW campus features architectural buildings and modern classrooms, equipped with the latest technology to help you gain real-world skills. Leaders in their academic fields, our lecturers and researchers also bring leading expertise to our community. Innovation centres and high-tech ‘flipped classrooms’ encourage students to be proactive in their learning experience, with workplace activities and industry mentoring an integral part of our real-world approach.

Listen to our academics and alumni discuss our specialist programs in Taxation, Financial Planning and Actuarial Studies, and see what our degrees can do for your career.

A postgraduate degree at our Business School is about more than just the facts and knowledge that you learn, we open a world of possibilities and opportunities for you to explore. But don't take our word for it, why not listen to what our students and alumni have to say.

Career focused Learning Experience


Highly sought-after in the industry, our graduates go on to run some of Australia and the world’s top organisations. They launch start-ups, grow companies, influence government and work in innovative teams all over the world.

Our reputation speaks for itself


Five Star

Five star

UNSW was the first to be awarded the maximum QS Five Star Plus rating and in 2018 we received it for teaching, research, employability, facilities and innovation.

No.1

No.1 in Accounting and Finance in Australia

Ranked 1st in Australia and 10th worldwide for Accounting and Finance in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Ranked 1st internationally in Auditing research, 6th in Management Accounting, and 4th overall in 2017 World of Accounting Research by Brigham Young University 2017.

Highest Employability

Highest Employment Rates in Australia

According to the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016/17, 84% of our students found full-time employment within 4 months of graduating – the national average is 75%.

We ranked 36th worldwide for employability in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

More Entrepreneurs

More Entrepreneurs in Australia

UNSW is the #1 institution attended by Australian start-up founders.

Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation

UNSW is recognised as the Australian university with the strongest links to industry, and in 2017 we received $56.2 million in Australia Research Council (ARC) funding.

More Millionaires

More Millionaires

UNSW has educated five of the top 25 young rich listers in Australia (BRW Young Rich List 2017) and research conducted in 2016 by Spear’s WealthInsight showed we produce the largest number of millionaire alumni than any other university in Australia.