Programme Overview

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme is both a qualification in its own right and a stepping stone to a professional accountancy qualification. You will develop practical accounting skills and learn to produce financial accounts, interpret financial statements and also, acquire the skills necessary for management and financial decision-making in a modern business environment. It also qualifies you for exemptions of 9 papers (F1-F9) in Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and leads to a professional accounting recognition.
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Accounting Course in Penang Malaysia

Programme Structure & Courses

    • Level 4

      • Introduction to Financial Accounting 1
      • Introduction to Financial Accounting 2
      • Economic Environment
      • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
      • Business Law
      • Financial Services Environment
      • Employability and Study Skills 1
      • Employability and Study Skills 2
      • Business Agility
      • Managing Organisations
      • Elective 1*
      • Elective 2*
      • Elective 3*
    • Level 5

      • Financial Reporting
      • The Advanced Professional Toolkit
      • Work Placement Project
      • Advanced Management Accounting
      • Business Creation and Innovation
      • Computerised Accounting
    • Level 6

      • Financial Strategy and Decision Making
      • Personal and Business Taxation
      • Auditing and Fraud Risk Management
      • Strategic Management Accounting
      • Investment and Banking
      • Elective 4*
      • Industrial Training*

      *Courses prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

    • General Studies

      • Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia (TITAS) / Pengajian Malaysia 3
      • Hubungan Etnik / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
      • Negotiation Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
      • Pembangunan Belia
      • Khidmat Masyarakat dan Ko-kurikulum
Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Malaysia University English Test (MUET) Band 2
  • All related and/or MQA accredited diplomas with CGPA of 2.50, and Credits in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level are eligible for advanced standing into Level 5 of the degree programme.
  • STPM: Grade C+ (NGMP 2.33) in any two subjects, and Credit in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level
  • A-Level: 2 Passes
  • SACE International / HSC / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
  • UEC: Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and a Pass in English
  • Matriculation / Foundation qualification: CGPA of 2.50, and Credit in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM Level

English Proficiency Requirements

  • SPM 1119 English: Credit
  • IELTS: Band 6
  • TOEFL: 87
  • Pearson Test of English: 51
  • DISTED English Proficiency Test: 50%

Exemption may be granted to students who have satisfactorily completed a post-secondary studies programme that is fully conducted and assessed in English.

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Fee Structure




1. Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies (MPU) prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
2. Industrial Training to be completed after final year of study (min 4 months)
3. At Staffordshire University (UK): Tuition fees: £11,100 / year Living costs: £9,000 / year
4. International Student Application fee RM 4,769.
5. Please refer to total 12 credits for international student

* Registration and Application Fees are non-refundable
* Caution Money is refundable
* All fees are subject to change without prior notice.
* DISTED reserves the right at its absolute discretion to add, delete or amend any terms & conditions without prior notice.


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