Diploma in Accountancy

Course Duration: 2 Years 3 Months

This program is designed mainly for students who enjoy solving accounting problems by applying the fundamental theories and accounting methods. In this program, students are required not only to have specialised knowledge in accounting, finance, auditing and taxation, but also are expected to master management skills and the legal aspects of businesses so as to optimise and support their accounting knowledge.

Course Objective

– To provide students with accounting knowledge so as to prepare them to become professional accountants;
– To equip students with analytical skills in analysing financial statements; and
– To inculcate professional ethics among accounting students.

Key Features

– A flexible Diploma route to undergraduate studies and professional accounting qualification
– An entry level and recognised qualification in accounting and auditing industry
– English language enhancement module is provided in the program
– Students can experience a wide range of innovative teaching and learning methods
– Full Accreditation by Malaysian qualifications Agency ( MQA, MOHE)

Career Prospects

After graduation, students can choose to pursue undergraduate degree from universities locally or overseas. However, for those who prefer working, a variety of accounting related career opportunities and specialisations are available to them. Students may specialise in auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, financial management, insolvency and consultancy work. Typical industries employing accounting graduates are:

• Service industry
• Accounting firms
• Auditing firms
• Legal firms
• Manufacturing industry
• Educational institutions

• Financial institutions
• Insurance companies
• Multi-national corporations
• Public sectors
• Non-profit making organisations
• Self-employment

Common Core Module

• Business Communication
• Business Law
• Computer Applications
• Fundamentals of Marketing
• Fundamentals of Management

• Macroeconomics

• Microeconomics
• Quantitative Methods
• Statistics
• Communicative English

Discipline Core / Specialisation Modules

• Accounting Information System
• Advanced Financial Accounting
• Accounting Theory and Practice
• Auditing
• Basic Costing
• Business Finance
• Business Mathematics
• Company Law

• Cost Accounting
• Financial Accounting I
• Financial Accounting II
• Intermediate Financial Accounting
• Management Accounting
• Taxation I
• Taxation II

Elective Modules

Elective (Core)

• Basic Chinese / Introduction to Chinese Culture

Elective (Open)
Select Any One
• Consumer Behaviour
• Cross Cultural Management
• Human Resource Management
• International Business
• International Finance
• International Marketing



• International Relations
• Introduction to Logistics Operations
• Personal Finance
• Practical Training for Accounting Students
• Sales Management
• General English

Entry Requirement

  • SPM/O Level: With a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics & a pass in English
  • UEC: With a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics & a pass in English
  • Certificate: A certificate or its equivalent in a related field at least CGPA 2.0
    Others: Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • English Competency requirement for International Student: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 or its equivalent

Other Related Courses

Bachelor in Accounting (Honours)
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance & Investment
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