The Department of Accounting and Data Analytics at La Trobe is renowned locally and internationally for its high quality research work in accounting and public sector accounting. La Trobe ranks in the top 3 universities in Victoria and ‘at world standard’ for research in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability (ERA 2015-2016 assessment).

We have a very congenial research environment and we encourage and support joint research with academics within the department, college and other universities. We encourage research on topical and contemporary issues that lead to publications in internationally recognised journals, and the professors and other senior staff are highly skilled to support such research.

PhD student profile

Joane Jonathan Postgraduate

The Department of Accounting and Data Analytics is committed to actively engaging with business, policy-makers and the professions in the pursuit of relevant and impactful research and, where possible, seeks to effectively engage with the University's Research Focus Areas (RFAs).

Research in the Department has strengths in a wide range of areas, with a focus on: