Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.)

(R/344/6/0207) 06/19 (A10454)

Become the backbone of strong economies by becoming managers of value

This program is designed to develop versatile and capable future leaders who can navigate the challenges of digital economies.  In addition to gaining technical competencies in the core accounting skills, students will also be provided with hands-on training with the world’s leading ERP system, SAP, accounting and e-auditing software.

Given a competitive advantage with maximum exemptions from professional bodies (ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA, MICPA) and strategic credits from ICAEW, our graduates can look forward to promising careers in any industry with the ability to slot into any business function made easier by opportunities to engage with leading firms and corporations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Pass Foundation / Matriculation from a recognised institution with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, and a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level/O Level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass STPM / A level or its equivalent with minimum Grade (C+) in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics / Accounting and a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level/O Level or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass STAM with minimum grade Jayyid in 2 subjects and a credit in Mathematic and a pass in English at SPM level; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
  • Pass Diploma in the related field from a recognised institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50, a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level, AND
  • A minimum score of band 2 in MUET* *Candidates not meeting this requirement may be subjected to an internal review process.
  • English Entry Requirement for International Students: All undergraduate programmes offered by Faculty of Management require a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent, except for Bachelor of Finance (Hons.) and Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons.), which require higher minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS or its equivalent.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

English for Business Studies
English for Business Communication
Quantitative Analysis
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Principles of Finance
Management
Fundamentals of Financial Reporting
Financial Accounting & Reporting 1
Management Accounting 1

Organisational Behaviour
Business Law
Corporate Finance
Principles of Marketing
Financial Accounting & Reporting 2
Management Accounting 2
Public Sector Accounting
Auditing
Taxation 1

Strategy
Company Law and Secretarial Practice
Advanced Auditing (ICAEW Strategic Paper)
Corporate Accounting 1
Taxation 2
Professional Ethics
Accounting Theory
Advanced Management Accounting
Securities Investment and Portfolio Management
Accounting Information Systems

Corporate Accounting 2
Advanced Taxation
Integrated Case Study in Accounting
Accounting System Analysis and Design
Management Decision Science
Accounting Industrial Training

Elective subjects (12 Credit Hours) may be taken from any elective subjects offered in B.Acc. (Hons.) programme. The subjects are offered based on the availability of teaching expertise and at the faculty’s discretion:

Financial Statement Analysis
Management Consultancy
Business Planning-Taxation (ICAEW)
Technology Management
Global Business Service
Internal Auditing
Forensic Accounting
Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting (ICAEW)
Business Analytics
Production & Operation Management
E- Auditing
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems
Tax Compliance (ICAEW)
Digital Transformation Technologies
Human Resource Management

U1 – Hubungan Etnik (Local) OR Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International)
U1 – TITAS (Local) or BM Komunikasi 2 (International)
U2 – Bahasa Kebangsaan A or Foreign Language for Beginners
U3 – Islamic Institutions in Malaysia / Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia / Stress and Well-Being Among Malaysian
U4 – Co-Curriculum

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions:
9 out of 13 papers

Papers to take:

Essentials papers:
• Strategic Business Level (SBL)
• Strategic Business Reporting

Options (Choose TWO papers):
• Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
• Advanced Performance Management (APM)
• Advanced Taxation (ATX)
• Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)

MoU Benefits:
• ACCA Accelerate Programme (eligible to sit for ACCA papers before graduation; T&C apply)

Exemptions:

8 out of 15 papers (with up to 12 papers via strategic credits)

Papers to take:
• Business Planning
• Audit and Assurance
• Financial Accounting and Reporting
• Tax Compliance
• Corporate Reporting
• Strategic Business Management
• Case Study

MoU Benefits:

• Eligible to sit 4 ICAEW strategic papers before graduation (T&C apply)

Exemptions:

8 out of 16 papers (Final year students with CGPA 3.50 only need to sit for the Strategic Case Study Exam)

Papers to take:
• E2 Managing Performance
• E3 Strategic Management
• P2 Advanced Management Accounting
• P3 Risk Management
• F2 Advanced Financial Reporting
• F3 Financial Strategy
• Management Case Study Exam
• Strategic Case Study Exam

MoU Benefits:
• Eligible to sit for papers before graduation (T&C apply)
• CIMA A Star Program (T&C apply)
• CGMA Finance Leadership Program (T&C apply)

Exemptions:

4 out of 12 papers

Papers to take:
• Ethics & Business
• Risk & Technology
• Financial Accounting & Reporting
• Audit & Risk
• Business Performance
• Taxation (MY)
• Integrated Chartered Accounting Practice
• One (1) elective

MoU Benefits:

• Students are eligible to begin the MICPA Programme as early as Year 3. (T&C apply)

Exemptions:

Direct entry to CPA Program

Papers to take:
• Ethics and Governance
• Strategic Management Accounting
• Financial Reporting
• Global Strategy & Leadership
• TWO (2) Electives

MoU Benefits:

• Eligible to sit for papers before graduation (T&C apply)

Exemptions:

5-6 out of 8 papers

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Professional accountants that may specialise in taxation, forensic accounting and investigation, auditing, management accounting, financial accounting, public sector accounting, accounting information systems, academician, consultant, and shared services.

STAFF

Dr. Abby Ashraff Saprudin

Lecturer / Head of Department (Accounting)

Dr. Abdul Aziz Ahmad

Lecturer

Dr. Abdullah Sallehhuddin Abdullah Salim

Senior Lecturer/ Industrial Training Coordinator

Dr. Hasni Mohd. Hanafi

Lecturer

Dr. Mariati Norhashim

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Mohamad Iruwan Ghuslan

Lecturer

Dr. Azleen Shabrina Mohd Nor

Lecturer

Dr. Sellywati Mohd Faizal

Lecturer

Dr. Shereen Khan @ Khin Hnin Oo

Lecturer

Hamsatulazura Hamzah

Lecturer / Programme Coordinator

Nithyaroobini Munian

Assistant Lecturer

Norzarina Md. Yatim

Lecturer

Putri Nurul Aainaa Rusli

Lecturer

Rapiah Mohd Zaini

Lecturer

Rekha Thangatorai

Lecturer

Dr. Sunita Lylia Hamdan

Lecturer

INDUSTRIAL ADVISOR

FLORENCE CHUA LEI CHOON

KPMG Malaysia

Florence Chua Lei Choon is a Partner in the Audit division of KPMG in Malaysia. She received her Bachelor of Accounting and Finance from University of Western Australia. She is the member of CPA Australia and the chartered accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). She has more than 20 years of audit experience in various industries such as consumer markets and retail, manufacturing and oil and gas. She currently heads the Enterprise audit department. Professional and Industry Experience.

During her tenure in KPMG, she has worked on various audit and non-audit engagements and currently sits on the MICPA Financial Statements Review Committee where she reviews financial statements and provides comments on quality and/or compliance with accounting standards and Companies Act. She has been appointed as the Industrial Advisor for Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) in FOM since 2018.

EXTERNAL EXAMINER

Prof. Dr. Che Ruhana Binti Isa @ Mohamed Isa

Universiti Malaya (UM)

Professor Dr. Che Ruhana is a Professor at the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Universiti Malaya (UM). She received her bachelor degree from Oklahoma State University, United States, Master of Science (Accounting & Finance) from London School of Economics, United Kingdom and Ph.D from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She is actively involved in research in the areas of management accounting and control system particularly on SMEs, and behavioural accounting. She also secured several fundings from the University as well as professional and government bodies.

She is successfully supervised (as main and co-supervisor) for more than 20 students at Doctoral and Master’s levels. She had served as a council member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). Currently, she is the Dean of the Faculty. She has been appointed as the External Examiner for Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) programme in the Faculty of Management since 2020.