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undergraduate

Finance

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 January 2019

This course gives you a broad understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets. You’ll learn about investment evaluation and how to make decisions on funding activities and disbursement of profits. You will also examine the role of financial markets.

Work-integrated learning

The Finance major has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential is one of the most respected and recognised investment designation in the world and the CFA program is the first step towards earning this qualification. The degree incorporates at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which positions you well to sit for CFA exams. While studying the Finance major, you will be taught by staff who undertake practical research and help you to apply theory to real situations.

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

Fees

AED 162,000 or USD 44,385

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

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
  • Introduction to Finance Principles

Year 2 Teaching Period 1

  • Introduction to Financial Instruments and Markets
  • Managerial Finance
  • 2 Elective Units

Year 2 Teaching Period 2

  • Corporate Finance
  • Introductory Business Financial Modelling
  • 2 Elective Units

Year 3 Teaching Period 1

  • Portfolio Management
  • International Finance
  • 2 Elective Units

Year 3 Teaching Period 2

  • Introduction to Derivative Securities
  • Business Capstone
  • 2 Elective Units