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

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Philip Brown Scholar

Philip Brown retired from the University in February 2013. In recognition of Philip Brown’s long association with the School and his standing within the accounting and finance academic community, the School is proud to announce that from 2012, the top Honours student in accounting and/or finance be named the “Philip Brown Scholar”.

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Featured researchers

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.

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