Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – B-COMRCE(Curtin) – MJRU-ACCNT

MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP(R3/344/6/0107) 09/29

Location Perth, Malaysia or Singapore
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 Years

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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.


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Minimum English language entry requirements

ENGLISH QUALIFICATION SCORE
International English
Language Testing System
(IELTS)
Overall 6.0
(no individual band
below 6.0)
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

Cut-off scores

QUALIFICATIONS SCORE
GCE-A Level/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects) 5
UEC (best of 5 selected subjects) 15
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 60
ATAR (WACE/ SACE/ HSC/ VCE/ AUSMAT/ SAM/ MUFY) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India/ Pakistan 65%
Sri Lanka 5

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.

Course Prerequisites

Mathematics desirable

• CPA Australia
• Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA)
• Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ)
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute
• Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA)
• Institute of Public Accountants Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
• Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) Chartered Institute of Mangament Accountants, UK (CIMA)

Diploma applications will be treated on case to case basis.

  • Auditor
  • Professional Accountant
  • Company Secretary
  • Accountant
  • Tax Agent/Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Treasurer

Graduates can be associated with professional accounting bodies such as ACCA and CPA Australia

Accounting (Semester 1 & 2, 2023 Intake)

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Financial Decision Making
Markets and Legal Frameworks
Communication, Culture and Indigenous Perspectives in Business
Strategic Career Design

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Analytics for Decision Making
Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business
• Pre-requisite(s) : Financial Decision Making
Applied Contract Law
Introductory Economics

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 3
Cost Analysis for Decision Making
• Pre-requisite(s) : The Fundamentals of Business OR Financial Decision Making
Company Law for Business
Introduction to Finance Principles
**Selected Specialisation (4 units) OR any Elective unit from Commerce Major

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 4
Business Processes and Internal Controls
• Pre-requisite(s) : Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business OR Financial Decision Making
Accounting for Corporations
• Pre-requisite(s) :  Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business OR Financial Accounting
Introduction to Australian Taxation Law
**Selected Specialisation (4 units) OR any Elective unit from Commerce Major

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 5
Auditing, Assurance and Risk Assessment
• Pre-requisite(s) : Accounting for Corporations OR Financial Reporting
Accounting, Behaviour and Control
• Pre-requisite(s) : Cost Analysis for Decision Making
**Selected Specialisation (4 units) OR any Elective unit from Commerce Major
**Selected Specialisation (4 units) OR any Elective unit from Commerce Major

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 6
Complex Corporate Issues
• Pre-requisite(s) : Accounting for Corporations
**Any Elective unit from Commerce Major
**Any Elective unit from Commerce Major
Business Internship OR Interactive Study Tour
• Pre-requisite (s): Completion Successful completion of 300 credit points
OR Enhancing Your Business Mind
• Pre-requisite (s): Completion Successful completion of 400 credit points

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List of Specialisations – Students to decide at the end of Year 1

Marketing Foundations Specialisation
1. Marketing Across Borders
2. Consumer Behaviour
3. Discovering Marketing

* Student to select 1 x 25 credits from the optional units 4, 5
4. Digital Marketing Strategy
5. Retailing and E-Commerce

Public Relations Specialisation
1. Discovering Public Relations
2. Digital Public Relations and Storytelling
* Student to select  2 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5, 6
3. Public Relations and Reputation Management
• Pre-requisite (s): Discovering Public Relations OR any previous version
4. Public Relations in Industry
• Pre-requisite (s): Digital Public Relations and Storytelling OR any previous version
5. Campaign Planning and Evaluation
• Pre-requisite (s): Digital Public Relations and Storytelling OR any previous version
6. Cross-Cultural Communication

Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Specialisation 
1. Principles of Tourism, Hospitality and Events
2. Hospitality Experience
3. Contemporary Issues in Tourism Management
• Pre-requisite (s): Principles of Tourism, Hospitality and Events 

* Student to select 1 x 25 credits from the optional units 4, 5
4. Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
5. Managing Tourism Destinations
• Pre-requisite (s): Principles of Tourism, Hospitality and Events 

Event Management Specialisation
1. Sustainable Event Development
2. Event Management
* Student to select 2 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5
3. Digital Marketing Strategy
4. Managing Operations
5. Business and Sustainable Development

Small Business Start-Up Specialisation
1. Start-up Business Planning
2. Small Business Growth
* Student to select 2 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5, 6
3. Business and Sustainable Development
4. Entrepreneurship
5. Digital Marketing Strategy
6. Introduction to Finance Principles

Social Leadership & Ethics Specialisation
* Student to select 4 x 25 credits from the optional units 1,2, 3, 4, 5
1. Business and Sustainable Development
2. Business Ethics
• Pre-requisite (s): Successful completion of 200 credit points
3. Organisational Behaviour
4. Strategic Management
• Pre-requisite (s): Communication, Culture and Indigenous Perspectives in
Business OR Fundamentals of Management

5. Managing Change

Workforce Management Specialisation
1. Building a Sustainable Workforce
• Pre-requisite (s): Human Resource Management Introduction
2. Human Resources Management Introduction
*Student to select 2 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5, 6
3. Strategic Rewards and Performance Management 
4. Start-Up Business Planning
5. International Human Resources Management
6. Business Ethics
• Pre-requisite (s): Successful completion of 200 credit points

 Information Systems in Business Specialisation
1. Enterprise Architectures
2. Business Applications

• Pre-requisite (s): Introductory Systems Analysis and Design
*Student to select 2 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5
(Student doing Bach. of Business Administration)
3. Introduction to Business Information Systems
4. Introductory Systems Analysis and Design
5. Database
• Pre-requisite (s): Introductory Systems Analysis and Design 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialisation
1. Management of Innovation
* Student to select 1 x 25 credits from the optional units 2, 3
2. Design Thinking and Visual Narrative
3. Entrepreneurship
* Student to select 2 x 25 credits from the optional units 4, 5, 6, 7
4. Business and Sustainable Development
5. Managing Change
6. Managing Operations
7. Digital Interactive Prototyping in Marketing
• Pre-requisite (s): Designing User Experiences

Digital Marketing Specialisation
* Student to select 4 x 25 credits from the optional units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
1. Managing Social Media Platforms
2. Designing User Experiences
3. Digital Interactive Prototyping in Marketing
• Pre-requisite (s): Designing User Experiences
4. Digital Marketing Strategy
5. Retailing and E-Commerce

Applied Finance Specialisation
*Student to select 1 x 25 credits  from the optional units 1, 2
1. Introduction to Finance Principles
2. Business Analysis for Investment
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles
*Student to select 3 x 25 credits from the optional units 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
3. Corporate Finance 
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles OR Business Analysis for Investment
4. Introduction to Financial Instruments and Markets
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles
5. International Finance
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles OR Business Analysis for Investment
6. Introduction to Derivative Securities
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles OR Business Analysis for Investment
7. Portfolio Management
• Pre-requisite (s): Introduction to Finance Principles OR Business Analysis for Investment

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

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