48 months
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The aim of the Accounting program at the University of New South Wales is to train you with the skills to identify, analyse and solve problems using original academic research in this field.  


Rigorous coursework dealing with topics including capital markets and disclosures in financial accounting, qualitative field studies in management accounting, and behavioural judgement and decision-making across auditing, financial accounting, and management accounting will be undertaken. 

The programme  

This is followed by full-time research culminating in a doctoral thesis. With the Accounting program at the University of New South Wales you will enjoy interdisciplinary engagement with a high-quality cohort of research students across the whole Business School. 

There will also be exciting opportunities to work as a research assistant and to develop your teaching portfolio.Ultimately, your PhD thesis will showcase your research skills and contributions your research makes to knowledge by offering original insights into the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Qualitative Research Design and Methods
  • Applied Econometric Methods
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Microeconometrics 
  • Experimental and Behavioural Economics 
  • Research Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 001012K 

  • The equivalent of a three-year undergraduate degree plus an equivalent postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline with an overall average grade of at least 75 (Distinction). 


  • The equivalent of multiple undergraduate degrees (e.g. a dual degree) with at least one in a relevant discipline and an overall average grade of at least 75 (Distinction).


  • The equivalent of a four-year degree of Bachelor with first or upper second-class Honours in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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