Bachelor of Accounting (Hons.) new-icon

Faculty of Business (FOB)

(R3/344/6/0145) 03/29 (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.


  • 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
        • Fundamentals of Financial Reporting
          Quantitative Analysis
          Fundamentals of Digital Competence with Basic Programming
          Management Accounting 1
          Principles of Finance
          Financial Accounting and Reporting 1
          Principles of Marketing
      • Year 2
        • Financial Accounting Reporting 2
          Taxation 1
          Public Sector Accounting
          English for Business Communication
          Taxation 2
          Management Accounting 2
          Corporate Finance
          Business Law
          Organisational Behaviour
          Elective 1
      • Year 3
        • Professional Ethics
          Company Law and Secretarial Practice
          Corporate Accounting 1
          Advanced Management Accounting
          Securities, Investment and Portfolio Management
          Advanced Auditing
          Accounting Information Systems
          Accounting Theory
          Elective 2
          Elective 3
          Elective 4
      • Year 4
        • Integrated Case Study
          Advanced Taxation
          Accounting System Analysis and Design
          Corporate Accounting 2
          Management Decision Science
          Accounting Industrial Training
    • Elective Modules
      • Elective courses (12 Credits) may be taken from any elective courses offered in B.Acc. (Hons.) or any major subjects offered by the other programmes in the Faculty. The courses are offered at the faculty’s discretion:
      • E-Auditing
        Electronic Commerce
        Financial Statement Analysis
        Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
        Tax Compliance (ICAEW strategic credit course)
        Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting (ICAEW strategic credit course)
        Business Planning: Taxation (ICAEW strategic credit course)
        Human Resource Management
        Bank Management
        Credit Management
        Internal Auditing
        International Accounting
        Knowledge Economy
        Management Consultancy
        Production and Operations Management
        Forensic Accounting
    • University Subjects
      • Character Building
        Sustainable Society
        Philosophy and Current Issues
        Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations (Local students) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A
        Integrity and Leadership
  • Professional Qualification Exemptions
    • ACCA

      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)


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

      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)


      8 out of 16 papers

      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)


      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

      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)

      Up to 3 out of 7 papers

      CTIM (Chartered Tax of Institute of Malaysia)

      Up to 5 out of 8 papers

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