Accounting and Finance
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) & Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) – Double Major – BCom(Curtin)
Qualified accountants are in demand around the world to help businesses, government, organisations and individuals with finance management. An accounting qualification from Curtin is accepted internationally and can go anywhere with you.
You can develop expertise in areas such as auditing, taxation, insolvency, compliance, or accounting systems and technology. You can also develop skills in a number of other areas. If you graduate with a Curtin accounting qualification, you are eligible to join a range of professional accounting bodies operating in Australia.
The field of finance can take you anywhere in the world and to many careers. You can work in corporate finance for big business, for well-known financial institutions, or in financial markets in Australia and overseas.
Financial planners help people to make smart decisions with their money. They take time to understand each client’s goal and objectives. They formulate a financial plan, monitor progress and help their clients maintain a budget. If you enjoy working with people and want to help others progress financially, this could be the industry for you.
Minimum English language entry requirements
Language Testing System
(no individual band
|Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL)
|79 (band minimum W-21,
L-13, R-13, S-18)
|SPM 1119 English||C|
|GCE ‘A’ Level||E|
|GCE ‘O’ Level||C|
|GCE-A Level/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects)||5|
|UEC (best of 5 selected subjects)||20|
|ATAR (WACE/ SACE/ HSC/ VCE/ AUSMAT/ SAM/ MUFY)||70|
Cut-off scores key:
GCE : General Certificate of Education
STPM : Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
IB : International Baccalaureate
ATAR : Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation
HKDSE : Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
India : Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates.
Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations
Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010)
Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1
The following UEC subjects are included in the aggregate of best five subject:
• Mathematics • Advance Mathematics I • Advance Mathematics II • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Business Studies • Bookkeeping and Accounts • Accounting
• Economics • History • Geography • Computing and Information Technology
Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.
Minimum academic entry requirements
Click on the link below to view the Fees and Charges for the offered course.
Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
Public Services Department (JPA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICCA)
Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA)
Diploma applications will be treated on case to case basis.
- Auditor, Professional Accountant, Company Secretary, Accountant, Tax Agent/Consultant, Auditor, Business Analyst, Tax Advisor, Treasurer
- Finance Officer, Finance Manager, Fund Manager, Forex Trader, Stock Broker, Investment Banker, Financial Analyst, Investment Analyst, Financial Planner, Financial Consultant, Private Banker, Research Analyst, Compliance Officer and etc.
- Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is one of the highest paid jobs in Malaysia
|Year 1 Sem 1||Year 2 Sem 1||Year 3 Sem 1|
Introduction to Accounting
Introduction to Business Information Systems
Company Law for Business
Management Control Systems
Fundamentals of Management
Introduction to Finance Principles
|Year 1 Sem 2||Year 2 Sem 2||Year 3 Sem 2|
Communication in Business
Accounting Theory and Analysis
Introduction to Australian Tax Law
Introduction to Derivative Securities
Quantitative Techniques for Business 203