This course is an ideal route to internationally recognised professional careers in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.
The curriculum builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.
La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and we're among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
High level finance, accounting and banking skills are keenly sought after by employers around the world, and graduates of our program can expect to move into a diverse range of roles in accounting, banking and investment analysis.
Graduates of the program are now employed in various roles within accounting and finance at a range of Australian and global organisations including ANZ, Ernst and Young, PwC, Telstra, AMP and NAB.
Once you complete the course, you can choose to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.