Accounting Specialisation - Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Through the Accounting specialisation in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) you can expand your career options by developing research skills to help answer important questions about the disclosure of information, the use of accounting in decision making, sustainability accounting and more.

In just one year of postgraduate study, you explore an accounting topic of your interest and will be guided by research-active academics who are known as experts in the field of accounting.

AUT's Accounting department is recognised by the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Certified Practising Accountant Australia (CPA Australia), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

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Accounting department academic staff and their current research

This is part of the Bachelor of Business (Honours).

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To graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting, you must complete 120 points from:

  • Specialisation courses
  • Research methods courses
  • Dissertation

Full-time students would normally start this specialisation in Semester 1 (February).

Specialisation courses - complete the following courses

Research methods courses - complete the following courses


You can only enrol in the dissertation if you achieve a B- grade average or higher in your courses, have an approved research proposal, and supervision is available for your research.

The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade.

Key features
  • Accredited by ACCA, CA ANZ, CIMA and CPA Australia
  • World-leading accounting department, ranked in the top 250 in the world in QS ranking
  • Academic staff who are internationally recognised
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology, including Refinitiv, Morningstar Direct, SAS, Stata and SPSS

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.