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The School of Accounting offers accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as an undergraduate program in accounting technologies.

Accounting Qualified accountants use their specialist skills within the financial departments of businesses, government and almost all other organisations

Involved in managing an organisation’s financial records and activities, accounting can be a diverse, lucrative and fulfilling career.

By studying accounting, you’ll develop expertise in areas such as auditing, taxation, insolvency, or accounting systems and technology. You’ll be introduced to the principles of financial and managerial accounting, as well as areas of business law and financial management. Learning to record and communicate information relating to the financial performance of organisations, you’ll also cover how to prepare reports and give advice on an organisation’s record-keeping and compliance requirements.

With an accounting degree, you may find employment as an accountant in any number of industry or government sectors. Other career opportunities can involve auditing financial information, and business analysis to improve financial performance. Our accounting graduates can also progress to senior roles such as treasury or financial management, overseeing the overall financial operations of an organisation.

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Accounting technologies When you study accounting technologies, you'll graduate with a comprehensive understanding of the use of technology in accounting and related areas

You’ll study issues in managerial accounting, computer accounting packages, accounting modelling, and accounting statement analysis, and explore the challenges for workplaces relying on e-commerce. Accounting technologies can only be undertaken as part of a double major with accounting for the Bachelor of Commerce.

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