Programme Overview

DISTED’s Diploma in Accounting programme provides cutting-edge knowledge and practical techniques of accounting, finance management, auditing, law, taxation and accounting information system. Students will learn to prepare and maintain a full set of accounts for small and medium-sized organisations, and will be competent in using international computerised accounting software. The programme builds a solid stepping stone into diverse employment opportunities in the areas of accounting, finance and management including management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, forensic accounting, management consultancy and corporate finance.Upon completion, students can articulate into the second year of a 3 + 0 Staffordshire University (UK) business degree at DISTED or progress to ACCA Qualification studies with 3 paper exemptions, which leads to globally recognised professional accountancy status.
Intake Dates : Jan, April, May, August and October

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Accounting Diploma Course in Penang

Programme Structure & Courses

  • Accounting and Reporting

    • Financial Accounting 1
    • Financial Accounting 2
    • Financial Accounting 3
    • Financial Accounting 4
    • Computerized Accounting
    • Accounting Theory & Practice
  • Taxation

    • Taxation 1
    • Taxation 2
  • Auditing

    • Audit Practice
  • Costing

    • Cost Accounting
    • Management Accounting
    • Performance Management
  • Computing

    • Computer Applications
  • Economics

    • Introduction to Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
  • Finance

    • Business Finance 1
    • Business Finance 2
  • Statistics

    • Business Statistics
  • Business

    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Human Resource Management
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Entrepreneurship Development
    • Business Law
    • Corporate Law
  • Language and Others

    • Academic English
    • Research Methodology
    • Study Skills
Study Pathway


Minimum Entry Requirements
  • SPM: 3 credits including Mathematics and a Pass in English
  • IGCSE O-Level: 3 credits including Mathematics and a Pass in English
  • UEC: 3 credits (Grade B) including Mathematics and a Pass 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. RM 26,120 inclusive of all fees except Application & Registration fee & Caution Money & Uniform Fee
3. International Student Application fee RM 4,769

* 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

BTEC National Higher Diploma

DISTED College is the only institution of higher learning in north Malaysia fully endorsed by Edexcel to exclusively offer the BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Engineering, Computer Science and Creative Multimedia. The BTEC HND programme allows one to fast track to a university degree qualification and be ahead of everyone else.

DISTED delivers the BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in addition to its existing Diploma programmes. The BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council) is a work-related qualification suitable for a wide range of students, built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university. BTEC is awarded by Edexcel, UK’s largest awarding body accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). A BTEC is a vocational qualification that places emphasis on assignments, projects, practical learning and understanding of courses. They provide a more practical real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background. Students are given the opportunity to apply their learned theories within a practical environment which can better enhance understanding. BTEC students are assessed based on skills and knowledge for a more accurate representation of their abilities.

DISTED offers a competitive and affordable fee package that covers both the Diploma and BTEC HND, which is substantially lower than all other institutions in Malaysia offering the BTEC. Students are only required to pay an additional RM1000 for the inclusion of Tuition fee is payable based on the number of credits taken each semester. With an affordable fee, students are able to obtain a certification that offers quality and credibility.

Super Saver Programme

Programme Overview

The Super – Saver programme is designed to reward students whom would like to continue their undergraduate programmes at DISTED upon completing their Pre-U/Diploma. Students stand to save up to 30% in tuition fees upon signing up for this scheme. In today’s uncertain environment, this package serves to protect and guarantee one’s fees for the coming years ahead and to assist in making an informed decision in ones pursuit of tertiary education.

Package offered:

  • Diploma in Accounting to Staffordshire University UK Degree (Accounting & Finance)
  • Diploma in Business Studies to Staffordshire University UK Degree (Accounting & Finance / International Business Management / Marketing Management)
  • Diploma in Hotel Management to Staffordshire University UK Degree (International Business Management / Marketing Management)
  • SACE International to B.Psychology (Hons) HELP University

Super Saver for Diploma + Degree for Accounting Course

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Taiwan Transfer Programme

Programme Overview

The Oriental Institute of Technologywas founded in 1968 by Mr. Yu-Ziang Hsu and aims to meet the needs of the country’s economic growth nationwide.

It is recognized as the nation’s first private two-year academy at that time and by 1973, had 4 departments running mainly Textile, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Computing.

In addition, ISU was ranked in the Top 200 in the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Ranking 2016 and its College of Management, College of Tourism & Hospitality and International College is currently accredited with the prestigious AACSB recognition.

Keeping up with the school’s motto of “Sincerity, Diligence, Thrift and Prudence,” OIT adheres to the principle of “Creativity, Consideration, Communication and Cooperation” in anticipation of transforming the school into an industrial application school.

Taiwan Transfer Programme for Accounting Course at DISTED College

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UK Transfer Programme

Programme Overview

The programme is designed to facilitate a fast-track learning experience for students completing their SPM/IGCSE and continuing their studies at DISTED College. Students will take approximately 3 years to obtain a Diploma in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Computer Science, Business Information Technology or Creative Multimedia Production together with the BTEC Higher National Diploma at DISTED College and a degree directly at a partner institution in the UK. Lucrative bursaries and scholarships are available at both DISTED College and its partner institution. 

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UK Transfer Programme for Business Studies & Accounting Course in Malaysia


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