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Accounting and Finance

FEE
$10,754

DURATION
3 years full-time

STUDY MODE
Full-time, part-time, on campus

Did you know?
Our accounting and finance programs are ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Overview

To make sure you graduate ready to be an accounting and/or finance professional, Macquarie’s award-winning PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program partners with more than 200 industry-leading organisations each year to give you hands-on knowledge of your chosen industry.

You’ll also have the chance to use our new Finance Decision Lab, a collaborative learning space where you’ll create and share knowledge and solve real problems using real-time financial data – without losing your shirt. Next stop Wall Street!

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To make sure you graduate ready to be an accounting and/or finance professional, Macquarie’s award-winning PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program partners with more than 200 industry-leading organisations each year to give you hands-on knowledge of your chosen industry.

You’ll also have the chance to use our new Finance Decision Lab, a collaborative learning space where you’ll create and share knowledge and solve real problems using real-time financial data – without losing your shirt. Next stop Wall Street!

With our graduates also getting accreditation from industry-standard organisations such as CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants, it all adds up to success in your career.

Combine your studies with relevant industry experience with one of our new Cooperative Education programs.

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with the degree of Bachelor of Professional Practice lets you combine study with relevant industry experience whilst being supported by a scholarship.

The Bachelor of Commerce – Professional Accounting with the degree of Bachelor of Professional Practice is a great way to put all you learn in the classroom into practice and be financially supported for your industry placements.

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To make sure you graduate ready to be an accounting and/or finance professional, Macquarie’s award-winning PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program partners with more than

Read More...

To make sure you graduate ready to be an accounting and/or finance professional, Macquarie’s award-winning PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program partners with more than 200 industry-leading organisations each year to give you hands-on knowledge of your chosen industry.

You’ll also have the chance to use our new Finance Decision Lab, a collaborative learning space where you’ll create and share knowledge and solve real problems using real-time financial data – without losing your shirt. Next stop Wall Street!

With our graduates also getting accreditation from industry-standard organisations such as CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants, it all adds up to success in your career.

Combine your studies with relevant industry experience with one of our new Cooperative Education programs.

The Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with the degree of Bachelor of Professional Practice lets you combine study with relevant industry experience whilst being supported by a scholarship.

The Bachelor of Commerce – Professional Accounting with the degree of Bachelor of Professional Practice is a great way to put all you learn in the classroom into practice and be financially supported for your industry placements.

Read less...

See how Macquarie makes accounting graduates ready to tackle real-world challenges.

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What they're saying

Testimonial

James Zhao
Bachelor of Applied Finance with Bachelor of Commerce – Actuarial Studies
Relationship Credit Analyst, Westpac Institutional Bank

The Applied Finance degree at Macquarie has the word 'applied' in it because it is indeed very practical and the concepts learnt can really be applied. Rather than only learning abstract theories, the course talks about real issues in the finance industry.”

Where could your degree take you?

Depending on your chosen qualification, our accounting and finance courses could set any of the below careers in motion:

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • business analyst
  • consulting firm manager
  • financial analyst for accounting and consultancy firms
  • financial economist
  • financial institution manager
  • forensic accountant
  • government policy planner/analyst
  • investment analyst
  • management consultant
  • market analyst
  • merchant banker
  • planning/policy analyst
  • public administrator
  • researcher
  • statistician
  • stockbroker

Employers who work with our graduates

  • accounting and consultancy firms, such as Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • auditors
  • business analyst firms
  • commercial banks, such as AMP, Commonwealth Bank Australia
  • financial institutions
  • forensic accounting firms
  • government, such as Productivity Commission, Reserve Bank of Australia, Treasury
  • insurance firms
  • superannuation funds

Entry requirements

There are a number of ways of getting into Macquarie University – your ATAR score is just one of them. Try our Entry Program Navigator to compare all our entry pathway options and work out which one suits you best.

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HECS, scholarships and fee assistance

We offer a range of scholarships recognising not only academic excellence and sporting achievement, but also emphasising social inclusion and equity awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship. Learn more

Students enrolled in Commonwealth supported places may be eligible for HECS-HELP assistance to pay their student contribution amounts. Learn more

Additional fee assistance options are also available. Learn more

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