Addressing issues related to the use of accounting information and the effect of regulations and changes.

Welcome to the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Accounting discipline website. This website is an introduction to our discipline, our members, and our teaching and research programs.

About Accounting

The discipline of accounting at McGill is focused on the creation and dissemination of high quality research. Moreover, we offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses for students looking towards a professional accounting career as well as for students in other majors wishing to obtain a solid understanding in accounting.


Our faculty members comprise a diverse group in terms of disciplinary backgrounds, theoretical and methodological approaches, and research topics. Learn more about current research projects in our discipline.

In addition to individual pursuits, our faculty members are affiliated with the Business and Management Research Centre, a research incubator that plays a range of catalytic roles in developing and partially funding a number of research initiatives through providing PhD students with seed grants and travel grants, as well as by hosting brownbag seminars.


The faculty in our discipline develop innovative teaching programs and novel pedagogical approaches that provide our undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner students with expertise in multiple domains:

We are also well-connected to industry. Graduates of our GCPA Program and members of our Faculty’s Global Expert program contribute to our classrooms through guest lectures.

Desautels Global Experts

Members of the Desautels Global Experts program contribute to our classrooms through guest lectures. As practitioners in the industry, they contribute to our students' learning experience.

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