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undergraduate

Accounting

BCom(Curtin) - MJRU-ACCTG Bachelor of Commerce
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time or part-time
Intake February, July, November
Duration 2 or 3 years full-time (6 or 9 trimesters) or part-time equivalent

Professional accountants analyse the financial dealings of a business or an individual and prepare reports or give advice on their record-keeping and compliance requirements. In this major you will develop comprehensive understanding of accounting and the associated fields of auditing, taxation, business law and financial management. You’ll cover a variety of accounting units as well as some business, law and finance studies.

In this major you’ll be introduced to accounting principles, auditing, taxation and relevant areas of business law and financial management. You’ll examine the recording and communication of information relating to the financial performance of organisations. You’ll learn to prepare reports or give advice on an organisation’s record-keeping and compliance requirements, ensuring you are ready for a successful career in any industry sector.

Admission criteria

Cut-off scores

QualificationScore
GCE A Level/STPM 5
Malaysia UEC15
Indonesia SMA80%
Vietnam TN PTTH8.0
India Year 1265%
China Gao Kao67%
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE)70
IB Diploma24
SAT1000

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing6.0
Speaking6.0
Reading6.0
Listening6.0
Overall band score6.5

Other notes

Local polytechnic diploma qualifications are accepted into the course.

View the full list of entry requirements.

Fees

Tuition fee for local students 
Per unit fee (25 credits)S$1,512
Total tuition feeS$36,288
Payable over six trimester instalments
Tuition fee for international students 
Per unit fee (25 credits)S$2,160
Total tuition feeS$51,840
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.

Professional Recognition

Those completing accounting will be eligible to apply for admission to the CA program of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and/or the CPA Program of CPA Australia.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Company Secretary
  • Accountant
  • Tax agent/consultant
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • Tax advisor
  • Treasurer.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously 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.