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

Courses cover advanced topics including financial reporting and strategy, business analysis, environment and methodology of auditing, costing systems and cost management, commercial law and taxation law.

The integrative major capstone course will give you insight into how accounting strategy supports organisations achieve their strategic ambitions.


1 in Queensland for accounting and finance

QS World University Rankings 2024

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:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Finance manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Payroll officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial controller

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Auditing & Public Practice
  • External Reporting Issues
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

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