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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs (9 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees52200/Course
Fees (International Student)54240/Course
CampusUCSI University, Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Business & Information Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyAccounting & Finance
Course Description

The Accounting and Finance degree programme provides globally-recognised professional education for students who aim to be professionals in the field. Strongly emphasising the development of analytical skills, the course offers solid grounding and professional competencies in all aspects of accounting and finance required for careers in numerous sectors. This course covers not only in-depth courses relating to accounting and finance, but also focuses on other relevant courses such as business research methods, business communication and management ethics.

Through a fusion of examinations, assignments and projects – including a Final Year Project to be completed during the last year of study – as well as experiential learning, students will acquire the relevant skills to manage local and cross-border issues in complex and challenging business environments. They will also gain valuable industry knowledge from their co-operative placements with top-notch accounting and finance firms.

Graduates will gain entry into the professional level of ACCA and CPA Australia. This course will also equip graduates to pursue further professional qualifications with CFA, CFP, CIMA, ICAEW, MIA, RFP, etc. Relevant electives may be taken to maximise exemptions.


Assessments

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.

Curriculum
Year 1
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Statistics and Its Application
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Information System
  • Management Accounting 1
  • Business Communication
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • University Life (MPU-U2)
  • Business Law - Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)/
    Other MPU-U3 equivalent courses (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Business Law
  • Management Science
  • Capital Financing and Investment
  • Corporate Accounts
  • Business Research Methods
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Taxation 1
  • Company Law
  • Advanced Corporate Accounts
  • Corporate Finance
  • Management Ethics
  • Business Modeling and Spreadsheet
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
Year 3
  • Financial Research Project A
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • International Business
  • Financial Research Project B
  • Multinational Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Information Systems Management
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 3 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 3
Elective 1 (Choose Two)
  • One to One Marketing
  • Auditing 1
  • Internet in Practice
Elective 2 (Choose Two)
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Auditing 2
  • Taxation 2
  • Issues in Business
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Entry RequirementsFor general Business degree: UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E) UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0 International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects Australian Year 12 ATAR 65% Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60% Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis *For Accounting, Actuarial Science, Diploma and School of IT programmes, please refer to http://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/fobis/ for more details on entry requirements
Intake MonthsSeptember and February
Career Prospects

A graduate of this programme would have acquired the necessary basic, integrated and applied skills tailored for a career in accounting and finance. The integration of Accounting, Finance and Business courses also makes this a suitable programme for an individual who wishes to embark on a high-flying career in the corporate world. Potential careers of graduates include the following sectors:

  • Accountancy
  • Insurance
  • Treasury
  • Financial Consultant
  • Banking
  • Stock Broking
  • Fund Manager
  • Strategic Business Consultancy

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


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