About Adelaide Business School

The University of Adelaide has a proud history of delivering world-class courses in business as the first institution in Australia to offer business education in 1902.

With an enviable network of teaching staff and alumni, the Adelaide Business School provides a range of cutting-edge coursework and research options for those who want to make a real impact in the world of business.

Our programs provide flexible study options and produce business leaders across a range of disciplines, including Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, International Management, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, and our top-ranked MBA.

Accreditation and rankings

The Adelaide Business School is the only school in South Australia accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), meaning the standard of our staff, curriculum, and learning outcomes are globally recognised as being amongst the world’s most elite business schools.

Our MBA program retained its 5* rating from the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) in 2015, one of only seven MBAs in the country to be awarded 5 stars. It is ranked the 5th best MBA program in Australia by CEO Magazine.


A further hallmark of our quality is demonstrated through our 5-star QS Rating, full EFMD membership, being an advanced signatory to the United Nations PRME, and accreditation by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Most importantly this guarantees that our students and graduates are provided with a learning experience that stands up against the world’s best business schools.

*2017 Boss Magazine rankings