Expert staff producing industry leading research
Our world-class teaching team, technology-rich learning spaces, industry leading research and professional connections ensures graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to hit the ground running.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics offers industry-recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programs in accounting, banking, business law, business statistics, economics, finance, financial planning and taxation. Our program allows you to major in one or more of these fields.
Our world-class teaching team, technology-rich learning spaces, and industry partnerships ensure you will graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to hit the ground running.
Our close working relationships with industry representatives, professional bodies and industry leading research programs ensure students graduate with a highly relevant degree that is valued by employers. This enables you to contribute effectively in your chosen field and meet challenges facing both the domestic and the global business environment.
Careers in Commerce
Careers you can count on
Years 10, 11 and 12 students are invited to attend the annual Griffith Business School Careers in Commerce Experience Day. Students will gain insight into the exciting career choices available to them as commerce graduates, and they will hear from speakers who have used their commerce qualifications to forge successful careers in the diverse areas of accounting, business law, economics, finance and financial planning.
The Experience Day was held on Thursday 7 June 2018. It will run again in 2019.
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Higher Degree Research
We pride ourselves on supporting emerging scholars and actively involving them in the activities of the Department and our partner research centres.
We have over 40 Higher Degree by Research students with a wide range of thesis.
Introducing the Student Investment Fund
The Student Investment Fund provides outstanding finance students with access to Queensland’s largest student managed investment fund, totalling $250,000.
A double degree in economics and finance at Griffith set Christina Ruiz up for a stellar start to her career. In 2014, she was named one of GradConnection's most employable students in Australia. Judges highlighted her maturity and drive when announcing her the winner of the Westpac Group Accounting and Financial Services category. On completion of her Bachelor of Commerce, Christina was offered a graduate position with EY in Melbourne.
Accounting, Finance and Economics news
November 14, 2018
Australian foreign policy shift aligns with central banks capacity building program in the South Pacific
On 8 November 2018 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his “Government was returning the Pacific to where it should be—front and centre of Australia’s strategic outlook, our foreign policy, our personal connections, including at the highest levels of government”. This will happen at multipl...
October 30, 2018
Experts to open new doors at 2018 Affordable Housing Symposium
Industry and academia will focus on delivering and managing a Build-to-Rent market within a whole-of-life approach.
October 25, 2018
Griffith continues to shine on national stage at CFA Research Challenge finals
The 2018 competition marks the sixth finals appearance in seven years for the University.
October 24, 2018
Griffith researchers co-author pioneering climate change report for France
The report, on public perceptions of climate change, is the first of its kind undertaken in the country.