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Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
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Area:
UCSI Heights, Cheras
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
UCSI University

BA (Hons) Accounting

  Institution: UCSI University

Field Of Study:
Accounting & Finance
Level Of Study:
Undergraduate
Course Subject:
Accounting
Course Intake:
January, May, September

This Accounting degree is globally-recognised and encompasses a rigorous curriculum that provides future accountants with contemporary knowledge and practical skills in assisting organisations to make the best strategic decisions. The effective combination of examinations, projects and assignments in the programme’s courses, as well as placements with key industry partners, fosters student independence and enhances their learning experience.

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 and RFP, among others.

Assessment

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.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement

  • UCSI Foundation: CGPA of 2.0
  • STPM / A-Level: Min. 2 Principals
  • UEC: 5 credits
  • Diploma: Pass
  • Other Year 12 equivalent: Average score of 60%
  • National matriculation: CGPA 2.0
  • International Baccalaureate: 26/42
  • Foundation Year
    • SPM / O-Level: 5 credits
    • UEC: 4 credits
    • Other Year 11 equivalent*: Overall average score of 60%

    English Requirements

    • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 213 (computer-based) / 550 (written-based) / 80 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
    • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior or concurrently with undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.

    *International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but of non-English curriculum, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfill the above English requirements prior commencing their studies at the university.

    Career Opportunities

    Accounting is a specialized discipline that provides an ideal platform for a career in the field of Accountancy and Finance. Accountants and Auditors is ranked Top 10 as a recession proof jobs in the market. Accountants and auditors are expected to experience much faster than average employment growth in near future. Potential careers of graduates include the following sectors:

    • Audit
    • Financial Analysis
    • Taxation
    • Budget Analysis
    • Management Accounting
    • Banking
    • Accountancy
    • Strategic Business Consultancy

    Source: UCSI University.