Finance and Management

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Management) – Double Major – BCom(Curtin)

MoHE approval code:JPT/BPP(R/345/6/0931) 04/24


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.


Management knowledge and skills are valued and needed in small-to-medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations, large corporations and government, both locally and globally.

Management is about taking a leading role: supervising and mentoring staff, balancing budgets, and ensuring tasks and projects are completed successfully, together with recognising issues such as values, ethics and sustainability. It means taking responsibility, being entrepreneurial and getting things done, and making the most of your staff and resources.

A management qualification can create opportunities in a wide range of careers. Curtin’s management graduates may receive recognition from a range of professional bodies.




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

Graduates may seek membership of professional bodies such as:

Institute of Public Chartered Accountants, Australia

CPA Australia

Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICCA)

Australian Institute of Banking and Finance

Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Diploma applications will be treated on case to case basis.

  • 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
  • Management Consultant, Officer Administrator, General Manager, Product Manager, Business Development Officer, Industrial Relations Officer, Operations Officer, Purchasing Officer, Executive Assistant, Retail Manager, Service Delivery Manager
Year 1 Sem 1 Year 2 Sem 1 Year 3 Sem 1
ACCT 1000
Introduction to Accounting
FNCE 2003
Managerial Finance
INVE 3001
Portfolio Management
ISYS 1000
Introduction to Business Information Systems
FNCE 3001
Introduction to Financial Instruments and Markets
FNCE 3004
International Finance
BLAW 1004
Business Law
MGMT 2000
Organisational Behaviour
MGMT 3004
MGMT 1000
Fundamentals of Management
MGMT 2004
Environmental Issues in Business
MGMT 3002
Managing change
Year 1 Sem 2 Year 2 Sem 2 Year 3 Sem 2
MGMT 1001
Communication in Business
FNCE 3000
Corporate Finance
INVE 3000
Introduction to Derivative Securities
ECON 1000
Introductory Economics
FNCE 2004
Introductory Business Financial Modeling
MKTG 3000
Business Capstone
MKTG 1000
Discovering Marketing
MGMT 2008
Human Resource Management Introduction
MGMT 3010
Strategic Management
FNCE 2000
Introduction to Finance Principles
MGMT 3001
Introduction to International Management
MGMT 3006
Business Ethics

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