Diploma In Accounting

January, May and September
Course Duration
2 Years (14 weeks per semester)
Course Location
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Diploma in Accounting addresses the basic accounting principles and practices for accounting in different types of business organisations as well as non-profit organisations. Besides specialising in financial accounting, this programme also equips students with knowledge and skills in management accounting, taxation, audit, and computerised accounting, which are necessary for a career in accounting.... Essential knowledge in business is covered in core courses such as finance, management, marketing and entrepreneurship. From this programme, there are options for students in taking the next step, to pursue a bachelor’s degree, or any professional qualification, or enter the work environment.

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Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements


Pass SPM with minimum 3 credits (C) including Mathematics


Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B)


Minimum 1 principal (C)


Minimum 2 Principals

​Computing Related Certificate SKM, SKK (MQF Level 3)

Pass Level 3 and pass SPM with at least 1 credit

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2
Band 5
Grade 42
For International Students
Band 5.0
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
Pearson Test of English

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirements will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929).
  • Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Basics and Practices of Marketing
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computing Studies
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Basic Taxation
Year 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Company Law
  • Audit 1
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Principles of Business Ethics
  • Financial Accounting 4
  • Cost and Management Accounting 2
  • Accounting Information Systems and Applications
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Audit 2
  • Co-Operative Placement
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations
    (Penghayatan Etika and Peradaban)
For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2)

Career Opportunities

  • Accounts Executive
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Tax Assistant
  • Junior Auditor
  • Junior Financial Analyst
  • Assistant Bank Officer

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 24,010

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 42,440

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