Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.)

Faculty of Business (FOB)

(R2/344/6/0145) 03/22 (MQA/FA2052)

Accounting is the language of business, and accountants help business leaders make smart financial decisions. The Bachelor of Accounting is a four-year programme that is recognised by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. It provides students with the knowledge and skills required to become professional accountants. The faculty provides students with exceptional understanding of accounting with adequate fundamentals and clear exposure on every subject. MMU has signed MoUs where students may sit for professional exams (ACCA, ICAEW, MICPA, CIMA & CPA Australia)


  • Entry Requirements
      1. Pass Foundation/Matriculation studies from a recognised institution with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, AND a Credit in Mathematics AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      2. Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematics AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      3. Pass A-Level with a minimum of Grade D in 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM/O- Level or its equivalent; OR
      4. Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Jayyid (Good) in 2 subjects AND a Credit in Mathematic AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      5. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
      6. Pass Diploma in related field from a recognised institution with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, a Credit in Mathematics AND a Pass in English at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      7. Pass DKM /DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 MUST have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field.*
      8. AND

        A minimum score of band 2 in MUET**


      * DKM/DLKM/DVM candidates may be required to undergo Bridging Programme as an additional requirement.

      ** MUET Exemption will be granted if students have completed a pre-university or diploma programme that is conducted in English.

  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • English for Business Studies
          Quantitative Analysis
          Fundamental to Financial Accounting
          Introduction to Cyberpreneurship
          English for Business Communication
          Management Accounting I
          Financial Accounting & Reporting I
          Principles of Finance
          Principles of Marketing
      • Year 2
        • Financial Accounting and Reporting II
          Accounting Information System I
          Taxation I
          Management Accounting II
          Taxation II
          Corporate Finance
          Organisational Behavior
          Business Law
      • Year 3
        • Professional Ethics
          Corporate Accounting I
          Accounting Information Systems II
          Company Law and Secretarial Practice
          Accounting Theory
          Securities Investment and Portfolio Management
          Advanced Auditing
          Public Sector Accounting
          Corporate Accounting II
          Practical Training
      • Year 4
        • Advanced Taxation
          Integrated Case Study
          Advanced Accounting Information Systems
          Advanced Management Accounting
          Management Decision Science
          Corporate Strategy
    • Elective Modules
      • Elective subjects (12 Credit Hours) may be taken from any elective subjects offered in B.Acc. (Hons.) or any major subjects offered by the other programmes in the Faculty. The subjects are offered based on the availability of teaching expertise and at the faculty’s discretion:
      • Year 1
        Electronic Commerce
        Financial Statement Analysis
        Tax compliance
        Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
        Business Planning: Taxation
      • Year 2
        Human Resource Management
        Bank Management
        Credit Management
        Internal Auditing
        Enterprise Resource Planning
      • Year 3
        International Accounting
        Knowledge Economy
        Management Consultancy
      • Year 4
        Production and Operations Management
        Forensic Accounting
      • University Subjects
        • U1 – Hubungan Etnik OR Pengajian Malaysia 3
          U1 – TITAS or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
          U2 – Bahasa Kebangsaan A or Foreign Language
          U3 – Introduction to Multicultural Studies in Malaysia / Stress and Well-Being among Malaysians / Islamic Institutions in Malaysia
          U4 – Curriculum
  • Professional Qualification Exemptions
    • ACCA

      9 of 15

      Papers to take:
      P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics
      P2 Corporate Reporting
      P3 Business Analysis
      And TWO optional papers

      MoU Benefits:
      Can sit for papers before graduation
      Fee waivers worth £273 (RM1,500)


      8 of 15

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

      MoU Benefits:
      Can sit for papers before graduation
      Fee waivers worth £620 (RM5,400)


      9 of 13

      Papers to take:
      E2 Project and Relationship Management
      E3 Strategic Management
      P3 Risk Management
      F3 Financial Strategy


      Direct entry to Advanced Stage

      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:
      MMU Bachelor of Accounting students are eligible to begin the MICPA Programme as early as Year 3 of degree provided they have completed the “BAC3654 Professional Ethics” subject.

      CPA Australia

      Direct entry to CPA Program

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

      MoU Benefits:
      Can sit for papers before graduation

  • Career Prospects
    • Professional accountants that may specialise in taxation, forensic accounting and investigation, auditing, management accounting, financial accounting, government accounting, and accounting information systems.