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Major

Accounting

    Major overview

    Overview

    Accounting informs management decision-making and the allocation of resources through measuring and improving company performance.

    Professional accountants operate in an increasingly complex and sophisticated field and are valued in today’s dynamic, technology-rich industries. Because they act as strategic advisers and business partners, they must understand business issues and processes and have the skills necessary for sound decision-making.

    why study accounting?

    Accounting is a pathway to a range of careers for aspiring leaders who want to play an important role in driving organisational success amidst a rapidly changing world. You will develop analytical reasoning and data skills to equip yourself with the ability to make sound and strategic business decisions.

    ACCOUNTING AT MELBOURNE
    • Melbourne is known for the quality of its accounting program and strong graduate employability outcomes
    • This major offers a direct path to becoming a qualified accountant and receiving professional body accreditation
    • You’ll learn how to produce and interpret financial information and improve resource allocation
    • Develop critical understanding of financial accounting and its functions in modern economies
    • Learn how to combine tools of measurement and valuation with the art of communication