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

Graduates typically find careers as accountants or advisers in accounting firms, public and private corporations, management and consulting firms, small businesses, banks and other financial institutions, government departments and not-for-profit organisations.


1 in Queensland for business and management studies

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:

  • Chartered accountant
  • Chartered management accountant
  • Chartered public finance accountant
  • Company secretary
  • Stockbroker
  • Forensic accountant
  • Auditor

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Auditing & Public Practice
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporations Law
  • Income Tax Law

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