Programme Overview

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme is both a qualification in its own right and a stepping stone to a professional accountancy qualification. You will develop practical accounting skills and learn to produce financial accounts, interpret financial statements and also, acquire the skills necessary for management and financial decision-making in a modern business environment. It also qualifies you for exemptions of 9 papers (F1-F9) in Association of Chartered certified Accountant (ACCA) and leads to a professional accounting recognition.
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Accounting Course in Penang Malaysia

Programme Structure & Courses

  • Level 4 (Year 1)

    • Introduction to Financial Accounting 1
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting 2
    • Economic Environment
    • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
    • Business Law
    • Financial Services Environment
    • Employability and Study Skills 1
    • Employability and Study Skills 2
    • Financial Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Academic English
  • Level 5 (Year 2)

    • Financial Reporting 1
    • Financial Reporting 2
    • Personal and Business Taxation 1
    • Personal and Business Taxation 2
    • Advanced Management Accounting 1
    • Advanced Management Accounting 2
    • Computerized Accounting
    • Professional Development (Enterprise, Entrepreneurialism and Employability)
  • Level 6 (Year 3)

    • Financial Strategy 1
    • Financial Strategy 2
    • Financial Research 1
    • Financial Research 2
    • Auditing and Corporate Governance 1
    • Auditing and Corporate Governance 2
    • Contemporary Issues in Accounting
    • Company Law
    • Elective*
    • Industrial Training*

    *Courses prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

  • General Studies

    All Degree students are to undergo the following General Studies during their studies at DISTED.

    • Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia (TITAS) / Pengajian Malaysia 3
    • Hubungan Etnik / Bahasa Komunikasi 3
    • Public Speaking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    • Pembangunan Belia
    • Khidmat Masyarakat dan Ko-kurikulum
Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Malaysia University English Test (MUET) Band 2
  • All related and/or MQA accredited diplomas with CGPA of 2.50, and Credits in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level are eligible for advanced standing into Level 5 of the degree programme.
  • STPM: Grade C+ (NGMP 2.33) in any two subjects, and Credit in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level
  • A-Level: 2 Passes
  • SACE International / HSC / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
  • UEC: Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and a Pass in English
  • Matriculation / Foundation qualification: CGPA of 2.50, and Credit in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM Level

English Proficiency Requirements

  • SPM 1119 English: Credit
  • IELTS: Band 6
  • TOEFL: 87
  • Pearson Test of English: 51
  • DISTED English Proficiency Test: 50%

Exemption may be granted to students who have satisfactorily completed a post-secondary studies programme that is fully conducted and assessed in English.

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Fee Structure

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