The Faculty of Business and Economics seeks distinction in the creation and distribution of knowledge in research, teaching, and consultancy. Specifically, we are committed to becoming the intellectual center of excellence in Pacific-based public and private sector management education and scholarship.
Over the next decade the Faculty of Business and Economics will become the thought leader in global management practices that are environmentally, culturally, and socially responsible.
- We are committed to the belief that organizations can serve their stakeholders while preserving and enhancing the physical and social environment.
- We are committed to producing graduates who can readily assume responsibility in business and government and who can rapidly contribute to organizational performance.
- We are committed to maintaining high academic, professional and ethical standards for all of our students.
- We respect and value the diversity of our students and faculty members, and we are dedicated to ensuring that all are welcomed into our community.
- We are committed to serve a role model for how organizations can achieve success through good governance and ethical decision-making processes in a context of transparency, integrity, and engagement.
The Faculty's academic focus is directed towards developing professionals who can sustain and develop the work of the public and private sectors of the region's economies.
As the Pacific region grows, so too will the demand for high quality business and economic graduates. Businesses in all sectors need management skills, leadership and financial acumen to ensure they grow effectively.
A business degree from USP will give you the skills you need to succeed in the business world - we'll teach you all the principles of business as they apply to both the local and global economies. You will learn from all the region's best business thinkers and gain a qualification that will help you achieve wherever you go.
Many of our graduates are already working in management and leadership positions here and around the world.
The Faculty of Business and Economics includes the:
The faculty was also selected for the 2007/2008 EDUNIVERSAL Official Selection by the International Scientific Committee as one of the 1000 Business Schools that Count on Earth for their International Influence and Recognition. In addition it was awarded with 3 Palmes (Excellent Business School) by EDUNIVERSAL International Scientific Committee in its World Convention held in Paris, France on 4 and 5 November 2008.
The Faculty of Business and Economics offers certificate, diploma and bachelor's degree programs, as well as programs at postgraduate level. The programs offer opportunities either to specialise in a particular academic discipline or alternatively to obtain a general business education. All programs are designed to provide the graduate with an understanding of how specialist skills can contribute to the overall commercial environment.
Opportunities to pursue interdisciplinary studies exist and students are encouraged to consider these. A double major including Information Systems (a discipline offered by the School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Technology) has proved to be especially popular.