What we teach

Browse our undergraduate and graduate programs, specialisations, and subjects on offer.

The Accounting Keystones

View a series of videos that provide a description of some of the concepts and decisions that are at the very foundation of the accounting discipline.

Subjects

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Undergraduate

The accounting major is one of the most popular in the Bachelor of Commerce. It is ideal preparation for work as a professional accountant, and a great complement to other disciplines within the Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Honours

The Honours program provides a unique opportunity to undertake a challenging and rewarding year of additional study, to hone your applied analytical and problem solving skills, communication, presentation skills, and research skills.

Postgraduate

Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse postgraduate study options in accounting.

Graduate Research

The Doctoral Program in Accounting includes a strong coursework component and offers the opportunity to gain entry into an academic or research career.

Specialisations

The Department of Accounting teaches into a number of specialist areas, to cater for the diverse interests of our students and researchers.

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting is about the external reporting of a company's financial position and performance. Financial accounting information is used in making investment decisions and is widely used to value businesses and predict corporate success and failure.

Management Accounting

Management Accounting provides information to managers to help them measure and control processes within their business in a successful and profitable manner. It aids managers in strategy implementation, costing of new products and services, evaluation of the value added by different areas within a business and managing their performance.

Auditing and Assurance Services

Auditing and assurance services is about monitoring and adding credibility to the external reporting disclosures made by companies. In addition, assurance services add credibility to non-financial information, e.g. Brownlow voting, the Oscar count, environmental reporting, customer-satisfaction surveys and internet reporting.