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Professional Accounting: Accounting Foundation Stream (MCom)

MCom(Curtin) - STRP-ACCFD Curtin Business School
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Duration Two years Full-time or equivalent part-time study

This course is suitable if you have graduated with an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent from a field other than accounting and wish to pursue a career in professional accounting or progress to senior or management roles. This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of accounting, including the professional knowledge and standards required for industry membership and advancement.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

You can apply for this course if you have a recognised equivalent Australian bachelor degree in a discipline other than accounting, or the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting from Curtin.

In addition you must meet Curtin’s English competency standards.

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $27,500*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 400 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

On successful completion of the course, you may be eligible for associate membership of CPA Australia, and entry into the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand graduate program.

Credit for previous study

If you have completed a Graduate Diploma in

Professional Accounting from Curtin, you will receive 200 credit points towards this course.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

Career opportunities

You can gain positions in public practice accounting and business.

More information about Professional Accounting