Accounting studies will equip you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and produce and analyse financial information.
Casual Tutor Applications - Semester 1, 2019
Applications for Semester 1, 2019 Casual Tutor positions will open on Monday, 23 October and close on Thursday, 10 January 2019. For more information, see the Tutor Opportunities page.
The University of Melbourne is ranked 2nd in Australia and 14th globally for Accounting & Finance in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Accounting in today’s business world is extremely sophisticated. An accountant is a strategic adviser and business partner who must have an in-depth understanding of business issues and processes, as well as the skills necessary for sound decision-making. Accounting studies will equip you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and produce and analyse financial information.
The Department of Accounting's Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships (CAIP) is committed to building partnerships and enhancing collaboration between the University and the business sector by offering an environment that fosters rigorous research across the entire spectrum of accounting for both scholars and practitioners.
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Our Research Centres
The Faculty of Business and Economics is home to a wide range of specialist research centres. Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.
The Department of Accounting hosts a variety of events throughout the year providing a platform for students, academics, industry professionals and accounting practitioners to engage in contemporary accounting issues.
What we teach
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Historic lecture series hosted by CPA Australia and the University of Melbourne addresses the far-reaching and surprising impacts accountants have on the world.
"For a while, there was a culture in the business environment of ‘the imperial CEO.’ Boards were incapable of reigning in CEOs and their egos. That has changed," said Tabcorp and Healthscope Chairman, Paula Dwyer, at the Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation event.
ISAIS provides a global forum for Accounting Information Systems (AIS) researchers to discuss and critique leading edge research in the field.
Three accounting pioneers have been inducted into the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame for their significant achievements and contributions to the field.
Australian Accounting Hall of Fame
The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame seeks to identify and recognise individuals whose achievements, both alone and in combination with others, have been significant and whose impact on the discipline of Accounting has been profound.