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USQ Accounting graduates develop essential skills in judgement, self-management and teamwork, as well as being highly qualified to give financial advice in a variety of organisational contexts. Our globally recognised degree prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities in business organisations and management, both in Australia and overseas.

If you are passionate about growing your business skill set, we encourage you to study accounting at USQ. An accounting degree from USQ will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge for a rewarding  career in accounting. With a supportive educational environment, you’ll be given the flexibility to come on-campus to complete your degree or study an online accounting course in Australia.  

Professional accreditation

Graduates from the Accounting and Accounting (Extended) majors within the Bachelor of Business meet the educational entrance requirements of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). This provides Associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA Australia professional exams and eligibility to study the CAANZ professional exams. 

The Accounting major is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of International Accountants

Successful completion of the Accounting major can qualify students for exemptions from the Fundamental level (9 papers) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams.

Accounting major students who complete a Finance minor will meet the educational entrance requirements of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).

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Why study accounting?

A relevant and recognised degree in accounting is necessary to become a qualified accountant. An accounting degree at USQ opens up various career options, meaning you can take your skills and knowledge and apply them to several different fields and industries, including auditing, tax management, or even forensic accounting. 

What can you do with an accounting degree?

As an accountant, you will be able to manage accounts and confidently thrive in the business world. An accounting degree at USQ ensures that you will be prepared to use your knowledge and expertise confidently across many different areas. Whether you are looking to immediately start your career after graduation or move on to postgraduate study, an accounting degree at USQ is flexible enough to accommodate your biggest dreams and aspirations. 

An accounting course at USQ is designed to give you the skills you need for a multifaceted career. Whether you’re interested in auditing or hope to climb the ladder and work your way to the position of CFO, you’ll be well equipped to follow your dream career path when you study accounting in Australia at USQ.

To find out how you can apply for an accounting degree of your choice, take a look at the available accounting courses below. USQ also offers remote learning so you can get an online accounting degree in Australia from the comfort of your own home. Discover all of USQ's business courses - there’s no better place to study accounting in Australia.

What will I learn in an accounting degree?

At USQ, you will learn how to successfully navigate the multifaceted systems of the business world. Accounting degrees at USQ are taught by leading industry experts, meaning you will be given all the tools you need to succeed in a rewarding career of your choice.

Can I study accounting online?

Yes! USQ offers online accounting courses in Australia, so you have the flexibility you need to pursue study while balancing your life, work and family commitments.  Take a look at how online learning works at USQ and discover how you can start an online accounting degree in Australia.

What are the pathways to studying accounting at USQ?

At USQ, we understand that everyone’s educational journey is different. That’s why we offer several pathway options that allow you to study accounting at USQ. If you’ve just completed high school, taken a break for a while, or have a VET or TAFE qualifications, we can help you find the right path to your field of choice!

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