Accounting is one of the most popular fields of study among international students in Australia. Depending on the level of study completed, accounting courses in Australia can lead to professional accreditation as an accountant or provide students with paraprofessional skills. VET accounting courses prepare students for roles such as a bookkeeper or payroll clerk and can act as a pathway to undergraduate study in the field. To become a professional accountant in Australia, you need to complete an accredited accounting degree at higher education level. Accounting degrees are offered at most universities across Australia, as well as a select number of private education providers. There are also a number of postgraduate accounting degrees on offer, available to both qualified accountants and those wishing to enter the field.