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This major is designed to prepare you for membership with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia.

Compulsory courses cover advanced topics from financial reporting and strategy, while electives look at accounting software, business analysis, commercial law, and taxation law. A semester-long industry placement (100 hours) will give you insight into the operations of a large business and the realities of organisational settings.

Graduates typically find careers as accountants or advisers in accounting firms, public and private corporations, management and consulting firms, small businesses, banks and other financial institutions, government departments and not-for-profit organisations.

Highlights

5 in Australia for economics and business

U.S News Best Global Universities Rankings 2019

41 in the world for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Chartered accountant
  • Chartered management accountant
  • Chartered public finance accountant
  • Company secretary
  • Stockbroker
  • Forensic accountant
  • Auditor

Graduate salary

Business and management (undergraduate)

$55K–$57K

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Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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