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Department of Accounting

The Department of Accounting is committed to the advancement of knowledge and preparation of accounting professionals through high quality research, teaching and learning.

Our enviable reputation is based on our:

  • vibrant, collaborative and productive research culture
  • contemporary, in-demand educational programs
  • excellent teaching and research infrastructure
  • strong links with professional bodies and the business community.

High quality research

We have received the highest possible rating of five in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report for Accounting, Auditing and Accountability.

Our research strengths fall into four main areas:

  • financial accounting
  • management accounting
  • auditing
  • accounting information systems. 


Our research activities are supported by the provision of excellent infrastructure and facilities including the Monash Business School Behavioural Laboratory

Outstanding education programs

The Department of Accounting teaches into a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offering specialisations in Accounting. We also offer higher degree research programs. Our graduates have achieved great success in a variety of careers in industry, government, private practice and education.

Strong industry links

We have developed strong ties with relevant professional bodies and leading individuals and companies in the business community through a range of collaborative projects and programs.