Think differently about the world

The College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences (ABLSS) creates resilient, lifelong learners ready to answer the world’s social, economic and ethical questions.

 

About us

Through challenging the status quo and collaborating across multiple disciplines, our students and researchers break down traditional barriers to translate knowledge into impact.

We believe in teaching how to think, not what to think, so whether you join us as a student, colleague or a partner, you will benefit from our flexible, free thinking environment where creativity and innovation work together.

Our disciplines

The College groups together fields with similar aims and interests to foster collaboration and cross-discipline activity.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across a range of disciplines:

  • Business
  • IT, Media and Communications
  • Law and Criminology
  • Social Sciences and Arts

Study Areas

Learn more about our disciplines and courses by exploring our study areas.

Murdoch Business School

We’re a global community of free thinkers where entrepreneurial skills are fostered and innovation is encouraged. Through state-of-the-art technology and collaborating with leaders in business, research and innovation, we are finding new ways to do business, for the better.

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Leadership team

ABLSS Professor Grant ONeill

Andrew Webster
Interim Pro Vice Chancellor

Mr Aman Alagh
Director, College Business Management

Professor Michelle Picard
Acting Dean Academic Operations

Ms Celia Cornwell
Dean International

Heads of Discipline

Associate Professor Hamid Laga
IT, Media and Communications

Ms Sonia Walker
Law and Criminology

Dr Leo Muray
Social Sciences and Arts