Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting

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.

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

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
– Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business
– Applied Contract Law
– Introductory Economics
– Cost Analysis for Decision Making
– Company Law for Business
– Introduction to Finance Principles
– Business Processes and Internal Controls
– Accounting for Corporations
– Introduction to Australian Taxation Law
– Accounting, Behaviour and Control
– Auditing, Assurance and Risk Assessment
– Complex Corporate Issues

Credit for previous study

Credit for recognised learning is considered on an individual basis.


Total tuition fees for BCom Accounting:
AED 170,100 or USD 46,603

(Inclusive of VAT)

Course Duration

The BCom – Accounting 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.

Career Opportunities

Below are some career options after studying this course:

Company Secretary
Tax agent/consultant
Business analyst
Tax advisor

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.