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Accounting and Entrepreneurship

Undergraduate Major

MJDU-ACCEN

Major
Accounting and Entrepreneurship Double Major (BCom)
Credit
450

Outline

Discover how to run your own business and successfully manage your finances.

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Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Discover how to run your own business and successfully manage your finances.

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.

Our Entrepreneurship major is designed for enterprising people who want to start their own business, or work as internal corporate entrepreneurs. You’ll gain skills in problem solving, planning, organising and managing innovation and develop your skills, knowledge and expertise in starting, running and growing an entrepreneurial venture.

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.

Why study

  • Not only will you be equipped with skills and knowledge to manage your own business, you’ll also be able to oversee your own finances. You’ll have a competitive edge when entering the workforce with a detailed understanding of the way businesses and corporations work, and the ability to analyse financial markets and environments.
  • In this highly corporatised world there is a high demand from industry for professionals with multi-disciplinary skills.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their commerce degree. These internships will give you credit towards your degree, increase your industry experience and put you in direct contact with leading professionals.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

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 
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales 
  • Institute of Public Accountants

IMA endorses the Management Accounting curriculum of the course

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management.

Career information

Careers

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business analyst
  • Business manager
  • Business owner
  • Business partner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Intrepreneur
  • Tax agent
  • Tax consultant
  • Treasurer

Industries

  • Accounting
  • Finance and investment
  • Government
  • Law
  • Public sector
  • Resources and renewables
  • Start ups
  • Technology

What you'll learn

  • Refer to Course Learning Outcomes of the B-COMRCE.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

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Help
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  • Curtin course code: MJDU-ACCEN
  • Last updated on: September 18, 2020