About us

Welcome to UNSW Business School

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UNSW Business School equips the next generation of business professionals with the skills to thrive in an ever-changing world.

From undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research to our AGSM MBA, UNSW Business School offers an extensive choice of programs designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the contemporary workplace. Our curriculum is built with a ‘career ready’ mindset and students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to practical skills and tools they can immediately apply to real business problems.

In addition to core business subjects including accounting and financial literacy, economic and marketing principles, and information systems and technology, our world-ranked programs emphasise study in the emerging fields of digital literacy, cybersecurity, business analytics, organisational agility, workforce flexibility, innovation and entrepreneurialism.

Ranked among the top 50 universities globally, we attract the highest potential students from Australia and around the world. Our researchers tackle the biggest economic, business and social challenges with partners around the world.  

Our career-focused education equips students for long term success and empowers them to become adaptive thinkers and make an impact in a fast-changing world. A dedicated Career Accelerator program supports to build professional skills through internships, networking, mentoring and global opportunities.

As one of Australia’s leading business schools, we are constantly challenging ourselves to look to the future. We seek to make a positive difference to that future by equipping our graduates and stakeholders to find better ways to create sustainable economic and social value. The development of our Business School Strategy 2021+ led to a revised statement of our mission, strategic themes and principles for 2021 and beyond. 

  • #1 ranking

    1st in Australia for Accounting and Finance (QS World Rankings 2020)

  • Top 10 in the world

    MBA online program from AGSM (Financial Times Executive Education Global Rankings 2019 and QS World Rankings 2020)

  • Most employable students

    In the AFR Top100 Future Leaders Awards (2020)

Our schools 

Our seven disciplinary schools offer an extraordinary range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including research and programs. Working alongside our six research centres, we have five affiliated research institutes and AGSM @ Business School who are committed to developing intellectual strength and commercial experience.  

Rankings & reputation 

Successful leaders start here. When you choose to join UNSW, you become part of an institution that produces more millionaires than any other Australian university. UNSW Business School has the leading MBA program in the country and our research subjects are consistently rated ‘well above the world standard’ by the Excellence in Research for Australia survey. 

Our history 

UNSW Business School began in 1955 as a single Faculty of Commerce. It has since grown into six research centres, five affiliated research centres, one research centre of excellence, seven schools and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).  

See how we’ve changed through the decades. 

Equity diversity & inclusion

UNSW values the perspectives and life experiences our staff, students and wider community bring.

Faculty leadership

With more than 400 academics, researchers, and professional and technical staff, UNSW Business School is home to some of Australia’s leading minds in business and industry.


UNSW Business School’s international accreditation initiatives enhance the quality of the educational activities we provide.