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Study accountancy

Get first-hand experience working in an accounting firm with our accountancy work placement program.

Why study accountancy at QUT?

  • Train in real-world problem-solving scenarios with a capstone project in the final year of your undergraduate study.
  • Graduate with a qualification recognised by several accrediting and professional organisations.
  • Make industry connections through our frequent engagement events.
  • Tailor your learning to meet the career that you're planning for by choosing an accountancy specialisation.
  • Access tailored learning facilities and study spaces as part of an Advanced Master of Business.

Short courses and professional development

Accredited courses

Our accounting courses are accredited by:

  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Institute of Public Accountants
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

This accreditation means that you'll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification in accounting.

The QUT Business School was the first school in Australia to earn triple accreditation by international accrediting bodies.

Connect with industry professionals

Network and connect with practising accountants, firm partners and other industry professionals and industry engagement events throughout our course. Events that we regularly run include:

  • Pitcher Partner Seminar Series
  • Deloittes Boardroom Seminar Series
  • Forensic Accounting Careers Fair.

Get hands-on experience

Put your skills into practice with a capstone project in the final year of your undergraduate study. Simulate real accountancy work as you solve problems like those you'll come across in your future career. Get experience working in a problem-solving team, researching current accountancy issues, and developing practical solutions for real-world problems.

Work in a real accountancy firm

Our accountancy work placement program gives you the opportunity to go out and be a part of a real accountancy firm, make important industry connections, and gain invaluable professional experience. The opportunity is available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Choose your specialisation

As part of your undergraduate studies in accountancy, we offer minors and extension studies in specialised areas including:

  • regulation and tax
  • professional accounting
  • superannuation and wealth management
  • forensics.

Take these minors or extension studies to meet academic requirement for membership of professional organisations like CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and the Tax Practitioners Board.

Work in your own office space

Full-time students in our Advanced Master of Business (Accounting) are provided with a modern office space, including phone and computer access. Our tailored learning facilities also include break-out areas and meting rooms where you can meet with supervisors, fellow students and industry partners.

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QUT Business School - School of Accountancy

  • Level 3, B Block
    Gardens Point
    Brisbane QLD 4101