BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONS) ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

KPT/JPS (N/343/6/0038) (MQA/FA1147) 02/17
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
This Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance degree programme is designed to equip students with an in depth understanding in all areas of accounting and finance, including financial accounting, assurance, taxation, corporate finance and financial management.

The broad foundation and unique combination of skills prepare students for wide-array of careers in accounting and finance positions, including with the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms, public listed companies and multinational corporations and government agencies.
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Professional Accreditation
  • Graduates will be eligible to receive exemptions from recognised international professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA Australia and ICAEW.
  • Graduates will be given an opportunity to obtain Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) upon successful completion of the programme.

Comprehensive Curriculum
  • In-depth understanding in business, accounting and finance, via modules such as Corporate Reporting, Malaysian Taxation, Islamic Finance, Business Ethics & Values and Strategic Management.
  • Understanding of the capital market through modules by Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives, such as Futures & Options, and Rules & Regulations of Futures & Options.
  • Understanding of financial planning through module by Credit Counseling & Debt Management Agency (an agency under Bank Negara Malaysia), such as the Personal Financial Planning.

Industry-relevant Curriculum
  • The Module Adoption Programme (MAP) links theory to practice by inviting industry specialists such as Deloitte and PwC to give lectures, share experiences, case studies and projects to enhance students’ learning.
  • Opportunity to embark on a fast-track employment programme (Exec Track Programme) with CIMA and KPMG.
 
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business

Semester 2
  • Accounting Information System
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • MPU (U1a)*
  • MPU (U1b)*
  • MPU (U2)*
 
YEAR 2
Semester 3
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting for Decision Making
  • MPU (U3)*
  • MPU (U4)*

Semester 4
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Investment Management
  • Malaysian Taxation
  • Elective
 
YEAR 3
Semester 5
  • Intership I or Industry Immersion Module

Semester 6
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Elective

Semester 7
  • Accountant in the Global Age
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Futures & Options
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Elective
Semester 8 (Short Semester)
  • Internship II or Industry Immersion Module
 
ELECTIVES (CHOOSE 3 MODULES ONLY)
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Company Law in Malaysia
  • Human Resource Management
  • Islamic Finance
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Rules & Regulations of Futures & Options
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
CAREER OPTIONS
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Consultant
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Tax Consultant
 
 
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