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Get ready for the future of accounting and business leadership
Our accounting degrees will give you a unique, future-proofed skillset that will help you identify business opportunities and solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways to drive organisational performance.

Why study accounting with us?

  • develop the key analytics, technology and communication skills to lead in enterprise performance management
  • meet professional accounting accreditation requirements with CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • gain real-world experience and develop transferable career skills
  • graduate in-demand and on track to become an ethical business leader in management, accounting practice and beyond

Where can accounting take you?

Studying accounting at the Business School will help you develop capabilities for a broad range of careers, opening the door to professions in which the ability to understand and interpret financial information is essential.

There are many employment opportunities for accounting graduates across a range of industries. Many of our graduates go on to work in:

  • finance, banking and insurance
  • business and consulting
  • manufacturing
  • medicine, health and community services
  • construction and engineering
  • law and legal services
  • media, advertising, marketing, public relations and event management
  • telecommunications and technology
  • property and real estate

Accounting courses

Undergraduate accounting courses

In our Bachelor of Commerce degrees, you can choose to study the Professional Accounting Program, which meets the requirements for professional accounting accreditation, or an Accounting major or Accounting minor.

Postgraduate accounting courses

You can also study accounting in the following postgraduate degrees:

Postgraduate research accounting courses

You can study accounting in the following postgraduate research degrees:

Hear from an accounting graduate

Jessie Hu
Jessie Hu, Finance Business Partner at Paragon Care Group Australia
"I chose the University of Sydney Business School for its international reputation and connections to industry.

I completed internships in Singapore and Hong Kong, worked on a consulting project in Nepal through the Community Placement Program, and participated in the Deloitte NEXT Innovation Program."
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