Find & Compare Accounting Degree Courses in Malaysia

Gain industry-specific and in-depth Accounting knowledge with a Degree in Accounting. Learn more about each institution’s Degree in Accounting and find out which college / university suits you best.

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  • Entry Requirements
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  • Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
  • Qualification
    BA (Hons) in Acounting & Finance
  • Campus
    Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    May, Sep, Nov
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs (incl. Math)
    Foundation: CGPA 2.00
    Diploma: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM88,300
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 50% tuition waiver
  • Partner Universities
    De Montfort University (UK)
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  • Taylor's University
  • Qualification
    BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Jan, Mar, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 60
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM99,906
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver
  • Partner Universities
    Deakin University
    RMIT University
    University of Seoul
    Southwest Minnesota State University
    and more...
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  • Tunku Abdul Rahman University College
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)
  • Campus
    Setapak, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jun, Nov
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5Bs (incl. Math & pass in English)
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
    Diploma: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM41,300
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver
  • Partner Universities
    N/A
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  • International University of Malaya-Wales
  • Qualification
    Bachelor in Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Feb, Jul, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
    Diploma: CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM63,460
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities
    University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), UK
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  • Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Pahang
  • Intakes
    Jan, Jun, Sep
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CC
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
    Diploma: CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM65,128
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities
    N/A
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  • INTI International University
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Negeri Sembilan
    Selangor
    Penang
    Sabah
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, May, Aug Apr: Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Sabah
    May: Nilai
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 55
    Foundation: CGPA 2.00
    Diploma: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM52,286 - RM78,396 Nilai: RM69,900
    Sabah: RM52,286
    Penang: RM63,140
    Subang: RM78,396
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver
  • Partner Universities
    N/A
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  • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Accounting
  • Campus
    Kampar, Perak
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
    Diploma: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM43,760
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% tuition waiver
  • Partner Universities
    N/A

FAQs about Studying a Degree in Accounting in Malaysia

What is Accounting?

Accounting is a systematic process of maintaining financial accounts.

The field of accounting is important because businesses need to have a financial record of how much they make (revenue) and how much they spend (cost and expense). This allows businesses to understand the current health of the company, and make solid decisions about what to do next.

A Degree in Accounting will teach you the essentials of accounting. You will learn how to record financial transactions, store, sort, retrieve, summarise and present financial information in reports and analyses.

What are the minimum entry requirements for a Degree in Accounting?

To pursue a Degree in Accounting, the typical entry requirements are:

  • A-Level: Minimum 2Es with credit in Mathematics; or
  • STPM: Minimum 2C+ with credit in Mathematics; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 55 with credit in Mathematics; or
  • Foundation: Minimum CGPA of 2.5 with credit in Mathematics; or
  • Relevant Diploma: Minimum CGPA of 2.5 with credit in Mathematics

You also need to have a pass in English at SPM, O-Level or equivalent.

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research!

What is your education pathway if you study Degree in Accounting?

To pursue a Degree in Accounting, you need to have an SPM qualification or equivalent and a Pre-U qualification. Alternatively, you can also enter a Degree via a Diploma in Accounting. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Accounting is usually 3 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Accounting, you will have several options:

  • Enter the workforce immediately; or
  • Pursue your professional studies and examinations (e.g. ACCA, ICAEW); or
  • Work and sit for your professional examinations at the same time; or
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the relevant fields

What are your career prospects with a Degree in Accounting?

Once you complete a Degree in Accounting, you can consider the following job options:

  • Auditor
  • Bank Executive
  • Finance Executive
  • Tax Executive
  • Accounting Analyst
  • Accounts Executive

What should you consider when choosing a university?

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Accounting course accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Some institutions’ Accounting Degrees offer professional paper exemptions. Does the institution offer such exemptions?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

Should you study a Degree in Accounting?

If you’re not sure if studying a Degree in Accounting is right for you, here are some articles that may help:

You can also explore our list of course guides to see if other degrees speak louder to you.

If you are an SPM leaver and you’re deciding which Pre-University or Foundation course to study, check out our comprehensive pre-university course guides. Alternatively, take our Course Recommender Quiz and get suggestions on which pre-university course you should take!