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undergraduate

Finance

BCom(Curtin) - MJXU-FINCE 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

Studying in the field of finance can open the door to a range of careers nationally and internationally.

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, and financial securities that trade in financial markets.

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

Graduates may seek membership of professional bodies such as the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance, the Economic Society of Australia and the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

Finance Major (BCom) has also been accepted into the CFA institute University Recognition Program. The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential is the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world and the CFA Program is the first step toward earning this qualification. Recognised status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). This provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the exams which are part of the CFA program.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Insurance Officer
  • Bank Officer
  • Financial Dealer and Broker
  • Financial Dealer’s Assistant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Bank Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Finance Manager.

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.