Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting and Finance (Double Major)

Accounting and Financial Management are present in every business and in a highly competitive globalised economy, the demand for professionals in these disciplines is growing rapidly.

With a double major in Accounting and Finance, you will be prepared for employment in one of the most exciting and fast growing areas of business. You will learn how to manage and analyse a company’s financial situation and to make decisions to maximise the company’s return on investment and assets.

In this course you will solve real world case studies to ensure that you graduate employment ready. This course also carries exemptions for many highly valued professional certifications.

Professional Recognitions


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.

Chartered Accountants
ACCA- think ahead
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants


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.

CFA Institute
Financial Services Institute of Australia
The economic society of Australia
Financial planning of Australia

Course Structure

– Communication, Culture and Indigenous Perspectives in Business
– Strategic Career Design
– Markets and Legal Frameworks
– Financial Decision Making
– Analytics for Decision Making
– Introduction to Business Information Systems
– Introductory Economics
– Quantitative Techniques for Business
– Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business
– Applied Contract Law
– Company Law for Business
– Cost Analysis for Decision Making
– Introduction to Finance Principles
– Business Processes and Internal Controls
– Accounting for Corporations
– Introduction to Australian Taxation Law
– Introduction to Financial Instruments and Markets
– Accounting, Behaviour and Control
– Auditing, Assurance and Risk Assessment
– Corporate Finance
– Portfolio Management
– Complex Corporate Issues
– International Finance
– Introduction to Derivative Securities

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning is considered on an individual basis.

Course Duration

The BCom – Accounting and Finance (Double Major) is a 3 year program when taken in a standard semester model as a full time student and 6 years when taken part-time on the semester model.


Total tuition fees for BCom Accounting and Finance (Double Major):
AED 170,100 or USD46,603

(Inclusive of VAT)

Career Opportunities

Below are some career options after studying this course:

Insurance officer
Credit analyst
Finance manager
Tax Consultant
Investment banker
Business analyst
Tax agent

Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January | May** | September
Duration 3 years full-time

** May is not a standard progression.


Curtin Dubai Open Days are for potential students interested in studying undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Students get to explore our campus and amenities while learning more about the programs they are interested in.