Business leaders have the skills and judgement to successfully commercialise new ideas, run organisations, and drive meaningful change.

Australia's most experienced business educator

In 1902, the University of Adelaide became the first university in Adelaide to offer degrees in business. This means your education here will be enriched by our 120 years of collective learnings and insights, and a focus on quality that still has us ranked among the world's top 100 universities for accounting and finance^. We're also ranked #1 in South Australia for economics, accounting and finance.

Build the mindset to chart your own path

As Australia's #1 ranked university for entrepreneurship and engagement*, we will ensure virtually everything you do in your business studies builds your capacity to innovate and make things happen.

  • All our business degrees include an entrepreneurship course, to boost your personal development and professional growth.
  • All business degrees give you the flexibility to pursue areas of particular interest or passion.
  • You'll also have the opportunity to hone your new-venture-building skills in our eChallenge program, and ThincLab business incubators.
  • And you'll get the chance to gain priceless real-world experience through industry internships.

Career prospects

Employment growth for the majority of business and management roles range broadly from stable to strong, with very strong growth predicted for ICT (information and communications technology) business and systems analysts.

  • Australia's #1 uni for entrepreneurship and engagement*
  • AACSB accredited
  • Ranked in top 150 globally in Accounting and Finance^

*Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities, 2017
^QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022

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As part of the Group of 8, the University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading universities, attracting rich, diverse talent from across Australia and the world. What also drew me to this degree were the exciting opportunities my Commerce major in International Business, as well as my Diploma in Languages, would present in terms of practical internship placements, Study Overseas opportunities and specialised courses in cross-cultural business negotiation, all key and fundamental skills in today's globalised world.