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Bachelor of Accountancy

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees550/Sem
FacultyFaculty of Economics and Business
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) aims to produce knowledgeable scholars who are ethical, capable and competent in accounting. The graduates can contribute to national development, society, and humanity as a whole. These scholars shall be able to generate enthusiasm in knowledge and also committed to business in general and the accounting profession in particular. They will also acquire leadership qualities and act as a catalyst for change as well as receptive in performing their duties in various sectors and the environment. They are capable to face both the current and future challenges. The program also enables students to major in accounting and become professional accounting practitioners. They will be able to make accounting as an important area for specialization recognized by the professional bodies such as the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), and also the international professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

AND
 
A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,

OR

A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum

  • CGPA of 2.00

OR

A recognised Diploma in relevant fields

AND
 
Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • At least Band 1
Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
 
Notes:

1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.

 
2. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.

 

 
Career Prospects

Financial Accountant, Management Accountant, Cost Accountant, Auditors, Tax Analysts, Tax Planning Executives, Loan Officers, Debt Planners, Actuary, Budget Analysts, Debt Counselors, Financial Analysts, Insurance Account Managers, Tax Inspectors, Revenue Agents, Forensic Accountant, Tax Auditors, Payroll Analyst, Cost Accounting Director, Investment Accountant, Foreign Exchange Analyst, Public Accounting Practices (you need to be a Chartered Accountant member to be eligible for these public practice profiles), Chartered Accountant (you can either join or establish your own CA consulting services firm if you're a formally qualified CA), Accounts Research Analyst, Financial and Equity Researcher, Lecturer of Accounting, Government Accountant, and Stock Market Executives.

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


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