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Field of Study

Professional Accounting

Master of Commerce

This field of study ensures you develop the necessary skills to practice accounting professionally.

This specialisation is suitable if you want to change careers or gain formal accounting qualifications that are recognised by industry, and it's not necessary to have any prior accounting qualifications. By completing the relevant courses, you can achieve the necessary prerequisites for associate membership of the key Australian accounting professional bodies: Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Careers include financial accounting, auditing, corporate accounting, managerial accounting and control.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2020

41 in the world for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Business services supervisor
  • Finance manager
  • Business improvement accountant
  • Company accountant
  • Financial controller
  • Tax and business adviser
  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Financial auditor

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Auditing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Business and Corporate Law

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