Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Our guiding principles are to cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, teamwork and communication. These strengths equip our graduates to become purpose-driven global leaders in accounting, financial and corporate governance contexts.

As the largest department at Macquarie Business School, the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance is globally renowned in accounting teaching and research. Our courses enjoy a strong reputation and are widely accredited by leading professional accounting associations.

We have a track record of excellence in accreditation exams with our students regularly receiving top marks in Australia and globally.

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Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
Level 2 & 3
4 Eastern Road
Macquarie University
North Ryde NSW 2109
Office hours: 9am - 5pm (Mon to Fri)

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We are home to a group of experts who publish world-class research both locally and internationally. Our expertise includes:

  • Financial reporting
  • Management accounting and controls
  • Risk management and mitigation
  • Audit
  • Corporate governance
  • Ethics
  • Sustainability and CSR
  • Taxation
  • Capital markets
  • Banking
  • Information systems and development.

Alongside our academic staff and researchers, our students form a vibrant community of critical thinkers with innovative and creative problem solving skills. We are proud to have students from over 70 different countries, contributing to our diverse approach to learning and teaching.

Our research


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Our people


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Our courses contribute to outstanding records of achievement in professional accounting bodies’ examination. You’ll benefit from our strong reputation amongst the business and professional communities both locally and internationally.

To further future-proof your career, we have collaborations with renowned international scholars, government organisations, industry bodies, universities, accounting firms and business in the private and not-for-profit sectors, and are at the forefront of emerging accounting knowledge. You will also benefit from our innovative learning and teaching tools, industry and employer presentations, interaction with other students and scholarship activities.

Our students are prepared to meet the increasing demand of using technology in the industry. We unify traditional learning practices with online learning and a practical hands-on experience. We use contemporary learning and teaching tools to improve student experience for the real-world Through case studies, our students get a hands-on experience in Xero, MYOB and Excel, allowing them to become effectively career-ready. We provide outreach activities with both businesses and the profession in general.

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Professional accreditation

Macquarie Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide.

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Our degrees are recognised as an approved tertiary institution for membership for the following organisations:

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Forensic Accounting Qualification

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Cyber Governance and Management Qualification

View our course details on Cyber Governance and Management

Masters programs and PhDs

Macquarie Business School is investing in developing top researchers and we invite you to join us.

Macquarie’s core pathway to higher degree research study is the international standard two-year research training pathway leading to the Master of Research.

Master of Research equips students with intensive research preparation before beginning a PhD.

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Local connections, global partnerships

The department, through its research and teaching programs, is highly engaged with national and international scholars, industry professional bodies and leading businesses. These global networks enhance our research and ensure our teaching programs deliver the vital skills for employability in an ever-changing world.

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