Curtin University

Curtin University

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Bachelor of Commerce Accounting   APPLY

  Study Mode
FULL TIME
  Level
UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration
3 Years
  Intake
February or July
  Tution Fees
N/A

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.

Accounting (Semester 1 & 2, February & July 2021 Intake)

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

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Analytics for Decision Making
Introductory Economics
Applied Contract Law
Cost Analysis for Decision Making
• Pre-requisite: Financial Decision Making

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 3
Financial Accounting
• Pre-requisite: Financial Decision Making
Introduction to Finance Principles
Company Law for Business
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 4
Business Processes and Internal Controls
• Pre-requisite(s) : Financial Decision Making
Introduction to Australian Tax Law
Financial Reporting
• Pre-requisite(s) : Financial Accounting
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 5
Auditing, Assurance and Risk Assessment
• Pre-requisite(s) : Financial Reporting
Accounting, Behaviour and Control
• Pre-requisite(s) : Cost Analysis for Decision Making
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)

YEAR 3 SEMESTER 6
Company Accounting
• Pre-requisite(s) : Financial Reporting
Enhancing Your Business Mind OR Business Internship
• Pre-requisite(s) : Completion of second year of course (400 Credit): Students should be in their last year of study for their course.
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)
ELECTIVE (Select any unit from Commerce Major)

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • 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

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH QUALIFICATION SCORE
International English
Language Testing System
(IELTS)
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

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

Foundation in Engineering and Science
APPLY

FULL TIME | March, August or December

Foundation in Arts
APPLY

FULL TIME | February/March, July/August

Foundation in Commerce
APPLY

FULL TIME | February or July or December
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