HOME > Undergraduate > Bachelor of Accounting

Future students can find information about our Bachelor of Accounting programme as outlined on this page.

The Bachelor of Accounting programme takes 4-years for completion. The programme is recognized by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). A student should have completed at least 136 credit hours according to the programme structure in order to be conferred the Bachelor of Accounting. See also information about our programme’s accreditations.

Our Bachelor of Accounting programme is the first in the world that has Teaching Accountancy Firm (TAF). As for now, selected students will be undertaking attachment at TAF as part of their studies. These students will be placed at TAF as early as their second year study. With the industrial attachment runs hand-in-hand with the formal learning in class, the course structure of Bachelor of Accounting is in accordance to the Ministry of Higher Education’s 2u2i model (which means 2 years university + 2 years industry). Click here for details.

A. PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates with the necessary accounting knowledge, technical skills and competency to undertake the tasks in the field of accounting, auditing, taxation and management. To produce graduates who are able to think critically, communicate effectively,work collaboratively in team, demonstrate behavior consistent with professional ethics, committed to life long learning, and demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

B. CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates with Bachelor of Accounting qualification have the opportunity to work as accountant, auditor, tax assessor, treasurer, corporate secretary, consultant, financial officer, financial analyst, researcher, and educator. In the public sector, career prospects for Bachelor of Accounting graduates are available in the government departments, statutory bodies, and local authorities. In the private sector, these career prospects are available in commercial and industrial bodies, banks, insurance companies and accounting firms. With the knowledge and skills applied throughout the programme, graduates also have the opportunity to become an entrepreneur.

C. ADMISSION CRITERIA

University’s General Admission Requirements

i.    Passed SPM/equivalent.

ii.   Passed Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia with a credit at SPM level/ equivalent.

iii.  Passed STPM examination with at least a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in General Studies/General Paper, and a grade of C (GPA 2.00)

       in two (2) other subjects.

or  Possess a diploma or other qualifications accredited by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.

or  Passed the Ministry of Education’s Matriculation/Universiti Malaya’s Pre-University Science Programme with a CGPA of at 

       least 2.00.

Programme’s Specific Requirements

i)  Minimum qualifications for STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University candidates

     a) Acquired a grade of B- (GPA 2.67) in one of the following subjects at STPM/ Matriculation/Pre-University level:

                 Economics, Accounting, or Business

     b) A credit in Mathematics at SPM level or a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in Mathematics at STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University

          level.

     c)  Passed English at SPM level.

     d)  Acquired at least Band 2 for Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

ii) Equivalent Qualifications

     Diploma in related discipline from accredited institution.