This Faculty is UQ's largest with 13,000 students, including 9,000 international students from 140 countries, encompassing the Business, Economics and Law Schools; all recognised as global leaders receiving 16 national teaching awards in the last 10 years.

Business

1st Business School in Australia to earn both European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

UQ Business School MBA program is ranked #54 in the world and #2 in Asia Pacific by The Economist (2019).

MBA program has received a five-star rating by the Graduate Management Association of Australia for thirteen consecutive years (2017).

UQ Hospitality and Leisure Management is ranked #27 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

UQ Accounting and Finance is ranked #43 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

UQ Business and Management is ranked in the top 51 – 100 bracket in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

UQ’s Business and Economics offerings are ranked #55 in the world by Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings (2020).

The Centre for World University Rankings ranked UQ #2 in the world for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism (2017).

The Best Global Universities ranked UQ’s Social Sciences and Public Health (Law and Tourism/Hospitality) offerings #24 in the world and #2 in Australia/New Zealand (2019).

The Best Global Universities ranked UQ’s Economics and Business offerings #57 in the world and #5 in Australia (2019).

UQ’s Business offerings are ranked in the world’s top 101 – 150 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2019).

Economics

UQ offers the only Bachelor of Economics in Queensland.

UQ Economics and Econometrics is in the world top 51 – 100 bracket according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

UQ’s Business and Economics offerings are ranked #55 in the world by Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings (2020).

The Best Global Universities ranked UQ’s Economics and Business offerings #57 in the world and #5 in Australia/New Zealand (2019).

UQ’s Economics offerings are ranked in the world’s top 101 – 150 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2019).

According to Research Papers in Economics (RePEc), the School is in the top 25% of research institutions in the world – currently ranked #45 in the world and #2 in Australia (February 2019).

There are 7900 economics research institutions in the world and the UQ School of Economics is generally around number 40-50 as this is updated monthly. As such we are always in the top 5% of research institutions and at times have been top 2%. We are always numerically top no. 1 or 2 in Australia (with Monash). This is the reason why we have traditionally stated top 2% (or 5%) of Economics Research Institutions in the world and number one ranked research institution in Australia. The RePEc list is only listed in 25% batches but this does not adequately reflect our standing.

The School is ranked #3 in the world for research into efficiency and productivity by RePEc (October, 2019).

In the Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 National Report, UQ ranked well above world standard (5) in economic theory and econometrics above world standard (4) in economics and applied economics.

UQ Economics graduates are among the highest-paid and most sought after in Australia according to the Graduates Destination Survey (2015).

Law

UQ Law ranked #43 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

UQ’s Law offerings are ranked #58 in the world by Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings (2019).

The Best Global Universities ranked UQ’s Social Sciences and Public Health (Law and Tourism/Hospitality) offerings #21 in the world and #2 in Australia (2019).

UQ Law graduates rank the highest nationally in securing full-time graduate employment according to The Courier Mail (2017).

UQ Law mooting teams won the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2018, 2014 and 2005 along with Memorial winners in 2017, 2014 and 2004 (largest international moot competition in the world).

UQ Law mooting teams won the Sir Harry Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot in 2014.

UQ Law mooting teams won the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot in 2014, 2018 and 2019.

UQ Law mooting teams won the 2016 and 2018 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot.

UQ Law mooting teams won the 2017 Castan Centre Human Right Law Moot.

UQ Law ranked #2 in Australia for law and paralegal postgraduate studies according to data published by the federal government’s Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (The Australian, 2018).