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.

  • Australia’s #1 uni for entrepreneurship and engagement^
  • AACSB accredited and certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 44001
  • Ranked top 150 globally in Accounting and Finance*

^Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities, 2017
*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022
Labour Market Insights, 2021

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