Degree Structure


Curtin degrees are based on a prescribed set of units (or subjects) each studied over one semester, with two semesters per year.
A unit will have an assigned value of 25 credits, with 100 credits normally taken over one semester and 200 credits over a year of full-time study.


A course is a prescribed set of units that are studied to obtain a degree. Students working towards their first qualification study undergraduate courses, while postgraduate courses are normally only available to students who have at least a first degree.


A program represents an academic discipline (area of knowledge) in which a particular course is offered, for example the Accounting Program. Each program may offer a number of courses leading to degrees within its academic discipline.

Degrees and Honours Degrees

Curtin Malaysia offers undergraduate business courses leading to three-year Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees (600 credit points).