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Accounting and Finance

Undergraduate major

Get a sound understanding of accounting principles and financial markets.

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  • Qualification
    Accounting and Finance Double Major (BCom)
  • Credit
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This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Accounting and Finance at Curtin?

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Accounting and Finance



Study accounting practice, business law, auditing, taxation and financial management. In this double major you’ll gain a broad understanding of the structure and operations of financial markets in Australia. You’ll learn about accounting principles, investment evaluation, and how to fund activities.

In the Accounting major you will have a sound foundation in accounting, auditing, taxation and relevant areas of business law and financial management, and be able to apply to knowledge across a range of accounting contexts.

The Finance major 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’ll also examine the role of financial markets.

This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

What jobs can the Accounting and Finance Double Major (BCom) lead to?


  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Bank manager
  • Business analyst
  • Consultant
  • Corporate finance analyst
  • Credit analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Economic analyst
  • Economist
  • Financial manager
  • Investment banker
  • Tax agent
  • Tax consultant
  • Treasurer 


  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Brokerage
  • Consultancy
  • Finance and investment
  • Government
  • Law
  • Private business
  • Resources and renewables

What you'll learn

  • Refer to Course Learning Outcome 1 of the B-COMRCE.

Professional recognition

  • This course is accredited by:
    • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants 
    • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 
    • CPA Australia
    • FASEA
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales 
    • Institute of Public Accountants
  • IMA endorses the Management Accounting curriculum of the course
  • This course is recognised as a University Affiliation Program by the CFA Institute.
  • Students may be eligible for membership of the Economic Society of Australia (WA branch), Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and the Women in Finance Network.
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

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Fees and charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

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