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Graduate Diploma in Accounting (GDA)

Offered by: Olympia College - KL (Headquarters)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs (KL/JB/PENANG/IPOH)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyAdvanced Diploma Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

The Graduate Diploma in Accounting gives you an opportunity to fast-track your professional certification with the Charted Institute of Management Accountants, UK (CIMA) and the Chartered Global Management Accountants, US (CGMA). Upon successfully completing 3 years of working experience you will be eligible for membership with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. The GDA allows application under open-entry requirements and provides flexible payment schemes for working adults.



Course Structure
Course consists of 15 modules plus 5 MPU subjects, and all modules are guided through lectures, tutorials, practical workshops and presentations.

15 modules

  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Marketing and Operations
  • Business Calculations and Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Enterprise and People Management
  • Business Taxation
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Analysis and Interpretation
  • Enterprise Performance Management
  • Organization Behavior or International Business Environment or Mandarin (Choose 1)
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 Principals in STPM or equivalent qualifications (e.g. A level), OR
  • A diploma approved by MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency), OR
  • Open Entry: Be at least 21 years old and possess PMR/SRP/LCE, OR equivalent and An IELTS score of at least 5.5 or TOEFL score of at least 550, OR
  • Any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the University Senate


Intake Months


Career Prospects

Olympia college marketing team should be able to assist you to be placed in suitable jobs. Alternatively, students can proceed to complete the professional certification with the Charted Institute of Management Accounts, UK (CIMA). 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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