Diploma in Accounting

Faculty of Business (FOB)

(R/344/4/0371) 06/20 (A6297)

The programme has been designed with the objective of exposing students to the latest standards, trends and issues in the areas of accounting such as financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, taxation and accounting information system. This programme incorporates value added courses with applications of IT knowledge such as e-commerce and computer applications.

Students will also be equipped with some business skills such as economics, finance, investment, entrepreneurship and management, and will also be exposed to the real world experience through internship programme in various accounting firms and selected organisations. This programme is also recognised by professional accounting bodies at the international level.

After completion of the diploma programme you can opt for a related degree programme from either FOB or FOM, except for the Bachelor of Financial Engineering (Hons.)


  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass SPM / O-level or its equivalent with minimum of grade C in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
    • • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
    • • Pass Certificate in related field from a recognised institution.
    • English Entry Requirement for International Students:
      All undergraduate programmes offered by Faculty of Business require a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent,
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Trimester 1
        • Mathematics
          Computer & Software Applications
          Financial Accounting 1
          Introductory Microeconomics
      • Trimester 2
        • Financial Accounting 2
          Introductory Macroeconomics
          Principles of Finance
          Management Accounting 1
          Effective Communication Skills
          Elective 1
      • Trimester 3
        • Probability and Statistics
          Financial Accounting 3
      • Trimester 4
        • Fundamentals of Marketing
          Financial Accounting 4
          Auditing 1
          Taxation 1
          Principles of Business Law
      • Trimester 5
        • Management Accounting 2
          Taxation 2
          Auditing 2
          Comp. Accounting Information System
          Principles of Company Law
          Elective 2
      • Trimester 6
        • Industrial Training
          Elective 3 AND Elective 4
    • Elective Subjects
      • TWO (2) or FOUR (4) courses should be taken from the following:
        Electronic Business
        Introduction to Business
        Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
        Managing Human Resources
        Introduction to Investment
        Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
    • University Subjects
      • U1 – Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Local) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
      • U2 – Basic Academic Writing / Grooming and Professional Etiquette / Chinese for Basic Communication / Korean for Basic Communication / French for Basic Communication / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
      • U3 – Introduction to Cultural Practices in Malaysia / Fundamental of Islamic Leadership in Malaysia / Family and Society in Malaysia
      • U4 – Personal Social Responsibility