Grow through experience

Our work integrated learning programs give you essential job-ready skills and experiences as part of your degree. Whether its undertaking pro bono professional legal experience or gaining valuable on-the-job work placements through our community engagement and business internship programs, we help you to launch your career before you graduate.

Business experience, while you learn


Community engagement

When you study business with us, you’ll learn more than just facts and figures, you’ll learn business practices that contribute to the common good. As part of your degree you’ll work and interact with at-risk clients through our Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities unit. By applying your skills to a community group you’ll gain valuable on-the-job experience and have the opportunity to enhance the wellbeing of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

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You may even have the chance to travel to Rome to take part in community engagement experiences.

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Professional experience

Gain practical experience and prepare for the future of work in your chosen profession. The School of Business Professional Experience unit gives you the opportunity to work directly with a variety of corporate, government and not-for-profit organisations in fields such as accounting, marketing, management, human resources and finance. You will also develop a portfolio, and hone your resume and interviewing skills.

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Law experience, making a difference


Pro bono legal practice

As part of your legal studies you will take part in at least two units of pro bono legal services. This service will give you an unrivalled opportunity to experience and reflect upon the practice of law in a real-world setting. You’ll work with some of the community’s most disadvantaged, making a positive contribution to individuals and their families, as well as gaining valuable work experience.

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Non-school leavers

If you’re a non-school leaver hoping to study with us, you may be eligible to apply for an undergraduate business or law course by applying directly to ACU.

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Find your course

It’s important to find a business or law course that’s right for you. Search our course browser to see what we have to offer.

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Faculty prizes and awards

Work hard and you could earn a faculty prize or award. Learn what prizes are available for your course, and how your efforts could get recognised.

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Business research

Explore our research into sustainable human resources management, marketing and entrepreneurship, accounting and finance.

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