Accounting and Finance
Define your career
Define your career with an accredited degree through the Accounting and Finance department at the world-renowned UWA Business School. Our flexible and comprehensive courses will provide you with an accredited degree through leading industry bodies and an enhanced education pathway preparing our students for a career in the global business world.
UWA’s strong connections with industry leaders and global research collaborations provide students and graduates with a critical edge now and throughout their career. Our corporate partners influence our course structures and teaching practises to stay at the forefront of industry trends and developments. We examine changing practises within employer requirements from recent graduates to ensure these are incorporated into the student journey.
UWA is ranked in the world’s top 100 for Accounting and Finance in the 2018 QS World University Rankings. We are a leader in providing innovative education and a strong emphasis on developing research within the field, to not only stay ahead of industry development but also influence developments.
A degree in Accounting and Finance can provide with endless industry possibilities in a range of positions. Our graduates follow career paths in the private and public sector, public accounting firms, small business and self-employment. Professional accountants are employed as company directors, board members, chief executive officers and partners in business.
Why study Accounting and Finance?
Work in any industry, field or organisation
Experience the global economy, with access to business opportunities around the world
Research in the Business School’s Accounting and Finance department places emphasis on developing competencies to deal with challenging questions and engaging in research that contributes original findings and insights to the field.
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Researchers and teachers
Our researchers and teaching staff are committed to creating a strong learning environment for accounting and finance students, and developing leading research in key areas of interest.
Professor Jac Birt
Professor Jac Birt is the Head of the Accounting and Finance department within the UWA Business School. She holds research interests in contemporary accounting issues.Read more
Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu
Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu is a UWA finance lecturer and researcher, specialising in the exploitation of market sentiment from financial derivatives markets.Read more
Prize for WA finance game changer
Half a century ago, research connected to UWA dramatically shifted the financial community’s understanding of the link between stock prices and accounting data.Read more
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