Melbourne Business School, Faculty of Business and Economics

The University of Melbourne is ranked 1st in Australia and 38th in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2018). It is the first Australian university to reach the top 40. The University of Melbourne is ranked 6th globally for graduate employability in the QS World University Rankings 2018.

Top reasons to study here

  • The Faculty of Business and Economics along with the Melbourne Business School has over 60,000 alumni in over 100 countries.
  • The Faculty has been influencing policy design, corporate governance and business practices globally for over 90 years.
  • All applicants made an offer of a place in a graduate research program are offered a AUD$30,000 stipend (full-time only) or AUD$33,000 (Finance only).

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (7)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Social Sciences (1)



The Faculty of Business and Economics, part of Melbourne Business School, is a leading centre of teaching and research in: 

  • Accounting  
  • Actuarial studies  
  • Economics
  • Decision, Risk and Finance 
  • Finance 
  • Management 
  • Marketing 


The Faculty offers extensive undergraduate, graduate and research higher degree study options. The Faculty houses leading research centres and institutions such as the Centre for Workplace Leadership, the Centre for Market Design and the Melbourne Institute, which has been powering social and economic change for over 50 years. 


The Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne Business School hold Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia