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Why study accounting at La Trobe?

With digital trends shaping the global business landscape, accounting is about more than crunching numbers. At La Trobe you'll learn to apply accounting principles to ethics, society and sustainability, and build an understanding of accounting and digital business with practical experience.

You'll be able to:

  • Learn directly from and work closely with industry bests, including CPA Australia, AASB and CAANZ
  • Get study that fits around you with fully online, on-campus and blended study options
  • Gain a sought-after degree accredited by leading national and international accreditation bodies

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Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Accounting

Build accounting expertise to succeed in a transforming world. Built on collaboration with industry partners, you'll learn core accounting knowledge across every aspect of business. Possible roles include:

  • business analyst
  • financial accountant
  • management accountant
  • taxation accountant
  • auditor or forensic accountant

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Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

If you have another degree and want to get into accounting, you can upskill with foundational knowledge in accounting and start your path towards a career as a professional accountant.

Once graduating you could apply your learned decision-making abilities in any field.

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Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

Looking for your path to become a trusted, qualified professional accountant? Here it is. You'll build expertise in existing and emerging accounting information systems and data analytics tools, so you can solve accounting problems across diverse business contexts. Possible roles include:

  • business analyst
  • financial accountant
  • management accountant
  • auditor
  • taxation accountant

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Master of Extended Professional Accounting

Master of Extended Professional Accounting

Combine accounting expertise with specialist insights and help transform business operations in the digital era. You'll learn to blend technical and global perspectives with data analytics skills. Possible roles include:

  • business analyst
  • financial accountant
  • management accountant
  • auditor
  • taxation accountant

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Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Become a trusted strategic adviser. Learn how to prepare, present and communicate accounting information and do business in a changing world. Possible roles include:

  • accountant
  • business analyst

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Master of Business Analytics

Master of Business Analytics (Accounting for Business)

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Data is the new currency and it's time to invest. Understand the complexity of business needs and learn to solve them with advanced skills in business, programming and data engineering. You'll learn skills especially for a fast-moving industry, straight from industry bests. Possible roles include:

  • data analyst
  • business analyst
  • market research analyst
  • business consultant

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Global Master of Business Administration

Global Master of Business Administration

Popular course

Take your career to the next level with skills fit for the changing world of business. Build industry-ready skills backed by business experts and led by the best in their fields. Possible roles include:

  • human resources manager
  • project manager
  • marketing manager
  • change management consultant

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Undergraduate open access majors and minors

Undergraduate open access majors and minors

Want to study a Bachelor's degree in another study area and still get accounting skills and knowledge? Add a minor in accountancy of forensic accounting.

La Trobe’s open access majors and minors mean you could customise your degree with cross-disciplinary studies, work-integrated learning and study overseas.

Whatever you’re studying, if there’s enough spare credit points in your course structure and room in your timetable, you could choose an open access major or minor from your course’s discipline or a completely different discipline.

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We're accredited by the best

La Trobe Business School is part of only five per cent of business schools accredited by the AACSB - the world's largest business education alliance.

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