UNSW Business School
|Australian School of Business|
|University of New South Wales|
|Affiliations||Australian Graduate School of Management|
The UNSW Business School at the University of New South Wales is a business school located in Sydney, Australia. It is a highly selective, prestigious and world leader in business education. UNSW business school leads in research and rankings of its educational programs. The school offers 42 programs, including 26 undergraduate and 26 specialist master's degrees, as well as six MBA and executive programs through the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Accountancy, the first school of the Faculty of Commerce, began operations in 1955. The Faculty of Commerce was then formed formally in 1957 - later re-named the Faculty of Commerce and Economics in 1988. In 1977 the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) was established.
In 2006, the Faculty of Commerce and Economics and the AGSM merged to form what was initially known as the Faculty of Business, before being renamed the Australian School of Business (ASB) in 2007. In 2014 the ASB was renamed the UNSW Business School.
Professor Chris Styles became Dean of UNSW Business School at UNSW Australia on 1 July 2014.
There are eight disciplinary schools within the UNSW Business School, in addition to the Australian Graduate School of Management. Including: School of Accounting, School of Banking & Finance, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Management, School of Marketing, School of Risk & Actuarial, School of Taxation & Business Law.
In 2014, the UNSW Business School had 14,519 students enrolled: 8,283 undergraduate and 5,854 postgraduate students. 2% of its students are in research.
30% of all UNSW Business School students are international students, with the largest proportion of international students coming from China, Hong Kong and Indonesia.
From 2007 to 2014 the UNSW Business School was ranked by the Financial Times as having the best full-time MBA program in the country. The school's primary undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Commerce, has the highest Australian high school entry score for a business undergraduate program in Australia. The 2018 QS World University Rankings ranked UNSW equal 10th in the world for Accounting and Finance (1st in Australia). In ARWU 2018 Global Academic Subject Rankings UNSW is ranked 16th in the world for Finance (1st in Australia) and 50th in the world for Management (1st in Australia). UNSW is also ranked 15th in the world for Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services. The latest Australian Graduate Survey in 2012 found that UNSW has educated more CEOs of Australia’s top 50 companies than any other university in Australia. UNSW has produced more technology entrepreneurs in the past 15 years than any other Australian university, and has the largest number of millionaire alumni of any other university in Australia.
The UNSW Business School was awarded EQUIS accreditation in June 2010 for five years. It has also been awarded accreditation from AACSB International.
Its programs are also accredited by professional bodies in most disciplines, including:
- CPA Australia
- Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand (CAANZ) (formerly known as Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, ICAA)
- Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
- Institute of Actuaries of Australia
- Institute of Actuaries (London)
- Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
- Australian Computer Society (ACS)
- Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)
- Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
The School is also a signatory to the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).
The UNSW Business School has over 83,000 alumni.
In 2014, the UNSW Business School provided 242 students with scholarships, adding up to a total value of $3,087,752. Additionally, 64 students received prizes valued at a total of $32,000.
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