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.
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”.
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.
The asset markets and the coronavirus pandemic
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New pathway aims to alleviate concerns of year 12 ATAR students
UWA has introduced a new admissions pathway to help Year 12 ATAR students worried about a substantial interruption to their studies due to COVID-19.Read more
UWA's top teachers recognised for University Teaching
Senior lecturer, Dr Zhangxin (Frank) Liu received a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for creating interactive learning experiences to engage studentsRead more