In this double degree, you will develop your knowledge and expertise in accounting and develop the skills to address the wide range of legal issues that arise in contemporary business. You have the opportunity to focus on specific fields of accounting practice, including accounting information systems, financial accounting, forensic accounting, auditing and management accounting, alongside study of the legal environment and its impact on business practice in corporate governance, financial regulation, Asian and international business, human resources and workplace relations, marketing and taxation.
The course is designed for non-law and non-accounting graduates and for those who need specialist legal knowledge in their roles, such as those in regulatory, compliance or risk-management positions, who want to combine this knowledge with an advanced accounting qualification.
The course is taught by a team of qualified academic staff, and includes guest lectures and workshops from industry experts and leading practitioners, to ensure your knowledge reflects current practice.
For further information on the courses please refer to the two single degree entries:
This double degree is designed to provide students from non-accounting disciplines with knowledge and skills in accounting and related fields to increase their career prospects in public practice and industry.
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.
Our mission, vision and values
Mission We engage in the highest quality accounting research and education to have a positive impact on society.
Vision The Department of Accounting will be recognised as one of the world's leading academies of scholarship in accounting, verified by the most esteemed arbiters of quality.
Values Whilst pursuing our mission and vision we are committed to:
- act with integrity, transparency and accountability - strive for and recognise excellence in everything we do - provide a respectful and collegial environment for all staff and students - uphold the principle for responsible management education and effective global citizenship - engage collaboratively with our stakeholders.