Shaping the future of business and the next generation of responsible business leaders

Griffith Business School is a leading Australian business education provider in pursuit of shaping socially responsible, ethical and innovative business leaders who are ready for future world of work. As a future-focused business school, we are an accredited member of AACSB International and recognised for our excellence in teaching, research, industry collaboration and  inspiring future business leaders.

We strive to challenge conventions, pioneer research and solutions, and prepare our community to navigate the future of business and government. We pride ourselves on being a values-led community that celebrates diversity, inclusiveness and sustainable business practices which we imbue through our curriculum and enrichment opportunities

Through our wide-range of hands-on enrichment activities our students gain job-readiness and a global perspective that makes them highly sought-after creative thinkers, strategic decision-makers and with a forward-thinking mindset.

Our vision

Advancing innovative and socially responsible business education, scholarship and practice in Australia and the Asia region.

Our mission

To deliver outstanding business education and research through engagement with industry, government and the social communities we serve, and to do so in ways that contribute to a prosperous, equitable and sustainable future.

Our values

  • Performance excellence
  • Responsible leadership
  • Sustainable business practices
  • Respect for others
  • Global orientation

Our commitment to supporting First Peoples

Griffith Business School has a long relationship with local and national First Peoples though our learning and teaching, research and engagement. Our commitment to supporting First Peoples is achieved by creating cultural equity and understanding in the communities we serve.

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Ranking alongside the world's best

Top 50 Hospitality and Leisure Management, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

QS World University Rankings

The QS World University Subject Rankings evaluates more than 4,400 universities worldwide. In the 2021 rankings we are proud to have our Hospitality and Leisure Management subjects rank #1 among Australian universities and #21 globally, and our Sports-related subjects ranked #24 worldwide and #5 in Australia. Our Social Policy and Administration subjects rank in the top 120 and both our Politics, and Business and Management Studies rank in the global top 200.

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Shanhhai ranking

ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking

The ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects evaluates over 4,000 universities worldwide. The 2020 rankings saw our Hospitality and Tourism Management subjects ranked No. 1 in Australia and 3rd globally. Our Political Science ranked No. 1, Business Administration ranked No. 9, Economics ranked No. 10 and our Public Administration ranked No 9. in Australia.

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THE World University Rankings

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 by Subject  has placed Griffith University 7th in Australia and top 125 in the world for our business and economics subjects. The business and economics subject table uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

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CEO Magazine ranking

CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings

Our MBA continues to stand out from the crowd, with CEO Magazine once again ranking the innovative program among the best in Australia and around the world. The MBA program achieved Tier One in the Global MBA Rankings, and our online MBA ranked in the Top 3 in Australia and #11 in the world.

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The Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Ranking

In the 2019 The Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Ranking, the Griffith University MBA has been ranked 5th nationally and 2nd for alumni satisfaction. We remain in Australia's top 5 ranked MBAs for over 6 years in 3 consecutive AFR BOSS MBA Ranking rounds.

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EdUniversal rankings

EdUniversal Masters Rankings

Many of our masters degrees have once again achieved great results in the 2018 EdUniversal Masters Rankings putting us alongside the best in the world. Our MBA ranked 10th in the Oceania and our Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management achieved a top 50 worldwide position.

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Corporate Knight Better World MBA Rankings

The Griffith MBA has ranked No.1 overall in the Corporate Knight Magazine Better World MBA Rankings 2020. The program achieved the ranking ahead of a field of 150 MBA programs from around the world.

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Our students


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$2.3m+ in scholarships

10 student clubs and societies

Our graduates


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Our Research

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Forward-focused, future-ready

Griffith Business School Strategy 2017-2020

Professional accreditation

Griffith Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognised form of professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

Globally responsible leadership

The School is an active partner in the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education and the UN Global Compact. This engagement demonstrates the School's strong commitment to sustainable enterprise development and corporate responsibility.

Partnerships and collaboration

We foster mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, government and the community. Thanks to these relationships, the School can offer amazing graduate placement programs, work-integrated learning and professional development opportunities.

Giving to Griffith

Thousands of students across the Griffith community have benefited from the philanthropy of alumni, staff, friends and business partners. During their time studying with the Griffith Business School, many of our alumni were themselves recipients of scholarships, grants, bursaries, awards or prizes.

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