Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – BCom(Curtin) – MJRU-ACCTG

MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP(R/344/6/0107) 09/22

Location Bentley, Mauritius, Malaysia or Singapore
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake February or August
Duration 3 Years


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.


Minimum English language entry requirements

International English
Language Testing System
Overall 6.5
(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

GCE-A Level/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects) 5
UEC (best of 5 selected subjects) 20
IB 24
Ontario Gr 60
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.

Minimum academic entry requirements

Course Prerequisites

Mathematics desirable

Click on the link below to view the Fees and Charges for the offered course.

Fees and Charges

CPA Australia

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA)

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ)

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

Year 1 Sem 1 Year 2 Sem 1 Year 3 Sem 1
ACCT 1000
Accounting – The Language of Business
ACCT 2005
Financial Accounting
ACCT 3000
Auditing, Assurance and Risk Assessment
BLAW 1004
Business Law
BLAW 2006
Company Law for Business
ACCT 3001
Accounting, Behaviour and Control
ECON 1000
Introductory Economics
FNCE 2000
Introduction to Finance Principles
Introduction to Global Business
Elective Elective
Year 1 Sem 2 Year 2 Sem 2 Year 3 Sem 2
Introduction to Business Information Systems
ACCT 2000
Business Processes and Internal Controls
ACCT 3004
Company Accounting
Fundamentals of Management
ACCT 2006
Financial Reporting
MKTG 3000
Business Capstone
MKTG 1000
Discovering Marketing
TAXA 2000
Introduction to Australian Tax Law
ACCT 2002
Cost Analysis for Decision Making
Elective Elective

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