Curtin Singapore
Curtin Singapore


Banking and Finance

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - MJDU-BNKFN

Curtin University is ranked as one of the top 150 best-performing universities in the subjects of Accounting and Finance by the QS World University Rankings in 2018.

The Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance) program can be completed in two years in Singapore, so graduates can be out in the market applying their knowledge faster than most of their peers. Curtin Singapore is located in the banking and finance centre of South-East Asia, Singapore, making it the perfect place for students to immerse themselves in the world of international finance, banking and business.


Banking is integral to business, governments and the lives of everyday people. Good bankers use analytical knowledge and skills to help customers find financial solutions. They may arrange finance for them at a personal level so they can start a new venture, or assist them with expanding an existing business.

In this major you will learn about financial markets and institutions. You will study developments and management in the financial sector and will build a working knowledge of the Australian banking and financial system with a broad perspective of the environment of business.

You will learn about:

  • bank lending
  • international trade
  • banking law
  • banking practice and management.


Studying in the field of finance can open the door to a range of careers nationally and internationally. Careers in finance can include working in corporate finance, working for financial institutions, the financial services industry or working in financial markets in Australia and overseas.

This major gives you a broad understanding of corporate and investment finance. You will learn about:

  • investment evaluation
  • how to fund activities
  • the roles played by financial markets and instruments
  • structure and operations of financial markets
  • financial securities that trade in financial markets.

The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to make productive contributions to your employers early in your career. You will understand the relevant issues in the financial sector and develop the skills required to keep up with and understand new developments in the field after you graduate.

Industry ready

Students examine real banking institutions through assessments and case studies – so you’ll learn from today’s corporate environment, ready to implement what you have learnt when you graduate.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a/an Bank Officer, Financial Dealer and Broker, Financial Dealer's Assistant, Credit Analyst, Financial Planner, Investment Banker, Finance Manager, Insurance Broker.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for Credit for Recognised Learning (credit for unit exemptions).

Course structure

Credits needed to graduate: 600.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.

Trimester 1

Trimester 2

Trimester 3

Trimester 4

Trimester 5

Trimester 6

Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.

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2018 Entry requirements:

Qualification Score
Australia ATAR 70
China Gao Kao 67%
Hong Kong HKDSE 15 points (5 subjects)
IB 24 points over 6 IB units
Indonesia SMA 80%
Malaysia UEC 15 points (5 subjects)
Singapore GCE A level 5 points
United States SAT 1000
Vietnam TN PTTH 8.0

Minimum academic entry requirements

View academic entry requirements

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
550 paper based
213 computer based
79 Internet based (Reading-13 Listening-13 Speaking-18 Writing-21)

Results from IELTS and TOEFL are valid for two years.

These are only some of the ways you can prove your English competence. View the full list of English language entry requirements


Curtin Singapore campus


February, July, November


Full-time and part-time




2 or 3 years full-time (6 trimesters)
4 years part-time (12 trimesters)


Bachelor of Commerce - Singaporean / PR
Per unit fee (25 credits) S$1512
Total course fee S$36288
Payable over six trimester instalments
Bachelor of Commerce - International students
Per unit fee (25 credits) S$2160
Total course fee S$51840
Payable over six trimester instalments

*All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases. View our fees and charges page for full details.

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Curtin endeavours to keep its courses information up-to-date. However, this information is subject to change from time to time and the University reserves the right to change course information without notification if and when required.

In exceptional circumstances units and/or courses may be discontinued. In these instances Curtin will use its best endeavours to accommodate students affected by any discontinued courses or units