Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.) new-icon

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 faculties provide students with exceptional understanding of accounting with adequate fundamentals and clear exposure on every subject. Accounting is the language of business, and accountants help business leaders make smart financial decisions.

MMU has signed MoUs where students may sit for professional exams (ACCA, ICAEW, MICPA, CIMA & CPA Australia) before graduation as well as enjoy fee waivers up to RM5,400. Furthermore we have tuition arrangements for ACCA, CPA Australia and ICAEW with external parties.

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  • Entry Requirements
      1. 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; OR
      2. 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; OR
      3. Pass STAM with minimum grade Jayyid in 2 subjects AND a credit in Mathematic AND a pass in English at SPM; OR
      4. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics AND English; OR
      5. 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; AND
      6. A minimum score of band 2 in MUET*. (Candidates not meeting this requirement may be subjected to an internal review process)
      7. English entry requirement for International students – a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent.

      * 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
          English for Business Communication
          Quantitative Analysis
          Microeconomics
          Macroeconomics
          Principles of Finance
          Management
          Fundamentals of Financial Reporting
          Financial Accounting & Reporting 1
          Management Accounting 1
      • Year 2
        • Organisational Behaviour
          Business Law
          Corporate Finance
          Principles of Marketing
          Financial Accounting & Reporting 2
          Management Accounting 2
          Public Sector Accounting
          Auditing
          Taxation 1
      • Year 3
        • 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
      • Year 4
        • Corporate Accounting 2
          Advanced Taxation
          Integrated Case Study in Accounting
          Accounting System Analysis and Design
          Management Decision Science
          Accounting Industrial Training
    • Elective Modules
      • 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
    • University Subjects
      • 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
    • ACCA

      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)


      ICAEW

      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)


      CIMA

      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)


      MICPA

      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)


      CPA Australia

      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)


      MAICSA (The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)

      Exemptions:
      12 out of 16 papers


      CTIM (Chartered Tax of Institute of Malaysia)

      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.