Skip to main content


BCom(Curtin) - Bachelor of Commerce
Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January or September
Duration 3 years full-time

Apply now for September 2018

Qualified accountants are in demand around the world, meeting financial needs in dynamic business environments. At Curtin University Dubai, you can develop expertise in areas such as auditing, taxation, insolvency, compliance or accounting systems and technology, and obtain a qualification that is recognised internationally.

This course introduces you to accounting principles, auditing, taxation, relevant areas of business law and financial management.

You can examine the development and communication of information relating to the financial performance of organisations, learn to prepare reports and give advice on an organisation’s record-keeping and compliance requirements.

Bachelor of Commerce- Accounting (View flyer for this course)


AED 162,000 or USD 44,385

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.

Professional accounting bodies like Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales  (ICAEW) Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA) offer unit exemptions to holders of Curtin’s Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree.

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

Credit for recognised learning is considered on an individual basis.

Course Structure

Year 1 Teaching Period 1

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Introductory Economics
  • Communication in Business

Year 1 Teaching Period 2

  • Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Discovering Marketing
  • Management Accounting

Year 2 Teaching Period 1

  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance Principles
  • Business and Company Law OR Company Law for Business
  • 1 Elective Unit

Year 2 Teaching Period 2

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Accounting Systems
  • Taxation Planning
  • 1 Elective Unit

Year 3 Teaching Period 1

  • Auditing
  • Management Control Systems
  • 2 Elective Units

Year 3 Teaching Period 2

  • Accounting Theory and Analysis
  • Business Capstone
  • 2 Elective Units