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Undergraduate

Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - MJRU-ACCTG Curtin Business School
2018
2017

2018

Location Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode Online, on-campus and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

2017

Location Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode Online, on-campus and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Course overview

This major introduces you to accounting principles, auditing, taxation, relevant areas of business law and financial management. You can examine the development and communication of information relating to the financial performance of organisations, learn to prepare reports and give advice on an organisation’s record-keeping and compliance requirements.  

You may have an opportunity to join an extra-curricular program in association with an accounting firm.

Accounting is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

You can study this as part of a double major:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

Entry requirements

2018
2017

2018 entry requirements for international students

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements


Other notes

Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

2017 entry requirements for international students

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements


Other notes

Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

Fees

2017

2017 fees for international students

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $14,300
Indicative year 1 fee $28,600
Total indicative course fee $90,000
Indicative essential incidental course fee $0
The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Professional recognition

Those completing accounting will be eligible to apply for admission to the CA program of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and/or the CPA Program of CPA Australia.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Company Secretary
  • Accountant
  • Tax agent/consultant
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • Tax advisor
  • Treasurer.

Why Accounting?

How this course will make you industry ready

Our partnerships with major organisations can give you the experience of an accounting degree from an industry perspective. These organisations include: