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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Offered by: Taylor's University
Exam BodyDual Award by Taylor's University & University of The West of England, Bristol, UK
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees99,900 / course
Fees (International Student)USD 33,391 / course
FacultyFaculty of Business and Law: Taylor's Business School
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

This Bachelor of Arts 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.

Graduates will be able to operate independently in a business environment, in addition to providing and analysing reports and financial statements. Students who plan to pursue a long-term career in accounting are advised to obtain a professional qualification after graduation.



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)*


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


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


* 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.
Entry RequirementsSTPM/A Levels/Equivalent
Career Prospects
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Consultant
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Tax Consultant

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

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