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.  *exemptions are subjected to ACCA & CIMA’s approval.
Intake Dates 2022: January, March, August, October
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Accounting Course in Penang Malaysia

Programme Structure & Courses

  • Level 4

    • Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • Economics for Managers
    • Ethics and Governance
    • Management Accounting
    • Law for Managers
    • The Professional Toolkit
    • Elective 1*
    • Elective 2*
    • Elective 3*
    • DISTED Core 1*
    • DISTED Core 2*
  • Level 5

    • Financial Reporting
    • The Advanced Professional Toolkit
    • Introduction to Audit
    • Advanced Management Accounting
    • Business Creation and Innovation
    • Computerised Accounting
  • Level 6

    • Financial Strategy and Decision Making
    • Personal and Business Taxation
    • Auditing and Fraud Risk Management
    • Strategic Management Accounting
    • Investment and Banking
    • Elective 4*
    • Industrial Training*

    *Courses prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

  • General Studies

    • Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia (TITAS) / Pengajian Malaysia 3
    • Hubungan Etnik / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
    • Negotiation Skills / 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.

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