The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics is committed to exploring the key contemporary issues of our times to create a better world.

The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs which provide an extraordinary Adelaide experience. Our graduates make history, are highly-skilled, well-rounded and are prepared to positively impact the future as true global citizens.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)

It's time to start considering your application for 3 Minute Thesis!

3MT® is an academic competition which challenges Higher Degree by Research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Applications open 21 May 2024 and close 14 June 2024. 

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Study with the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics and open up a world of opportunities. We offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and research degrees.

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Our research

We take great pride in the excellence of our research and the fact that the learning we foster in the Faculty is directly shaped by the needs of the professions and disciplines we serve.

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Engage with us

From our groundbreaking research to supporting the wider community, we are proud to work closely with government, industry and alumni.

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Student Support

Help with a range of support services throughout your university life and beyond. We provide a range of services, information, support, advice, and assistance to students to ensure you excel during your studies with the Faculty and the University as a whole.

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Careers & Employability

Learn more about our internship opportunities and building your employability. We prepare students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

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Latest news



Bridging cultures: guest lecture in Japanese business etiquette

In April the University of Adelaide hosted a guest lecture by Eri Dennis, a local expert in Japanese business practices and cultural norms.



School of Humanities 2024 Prize Event

On Wednesday 8 May the School of Humanities held its annual student prize ceremony, where staff, students, and donors gather and celebrate student achievements.



School of Economics & Public Policy 2024 Prize Event

On Friday 3 May the School of Economics and Public Policy held its annual student prize ceremony, where staff, students, and donors gather and celebrate student achievements.



Music Theatre students to join ‘Candide’

A group of 19 Elder Conservatorium Music Theatre students will take part in the State Opera South Australia and State Theatre Company South Australia production of Candide, in a work-integrated-learning context.



Legal expert joins Wildlife and Environmental Crime Research Hub

Claire Williams is the first postdoctoral appointment at the University of Adelaide’s Wildlife and Environmental Crime Research Hub, funded by the Australian Research Council.


Upcoming events



Speaking from the South

An inspirational collection of writers and thinkers focused on the South



Master your Future: Careers in Wine, Food, and Agribusiness

Ever thought about taking your career to the next level in wine business, food, and agribusiness?



Jesus Christ Superstar

Presented by the 2024 Graduating Class and first year students of Elder Conservatorium Music Theatre.