Accounting and Finance

Learn to manage the generation and production use of money at all scales - from the individual right up to multinationals and governments.

Experience real financial trading

As a University of Adelaide accounting and finance student, you'll learn to use the same systems that practising finance professionals use, in our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab. Utilising the Lab's real-time connections to all major global finance markets, you will:

  • construct investment portfolios
  • stress-test their performance in specific market conditions
  • observe live market performance
  • monitor real-time financial news feeds, via the powerful Refinitiv Eikon database.

You'll graduate with the experience and confidence to immediately contribute in a professional finance environment.

Build the mindset to chart your own path

As Australia's #1 ranked university for entrepreneurship and engagement^, we will ensure virtually everything you do in your business studies builds your capacity to innovate and make things happen.

  • All our business degrees include an entrepreneurship course, to boost your personal development and professional growth.
  • All business degrees give you the flexibility to pursue areas of particular interest or passion.
  • You'll also have the opportunity to hone your new-venture-building skills in our eChallenge program, and ThincLab business incubators.
  • And you'll get the chance to gain priceless real-world experience through industry internships.

Career prospects

Employment growth for the majority of accounting and finance roles ranges broadly from moderate to strong.

  • Finance programs provide excellent grounding for pursuing a Chartered Financial Analyst program.
  • Graduates of accounting programs can gain associate membership with CPA Australia and CA ANZ.
  • Australia’s #1 uni for entrepreneurship and engagement^
  • AACSB-accredited
  • Ranked top 150 globally in Accounting and Finance*

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022
^Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities, 2017

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