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.

  • Institution
  • Campus
  • Intakes
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Total Estimated Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
  • logo-utar
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,700
  • Institution
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Campus
    Kajang, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: 2C+
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,700
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-taylors-university
  • Bachelor of Business (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM100,094
  • Institution
    Taylor's University
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CDD
    STPM: 2C+
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM100,094
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Deakin University
    RMIT University
    University of Seoul
    Southwest Minnesota State University
    and more...
    Student exchange programme only
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  • BA (Hons) in Accounting
    3+0 University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,212 - RM75,900 Subang: RM75,900
    Sabah: RM46,212
  • Institution
    INTI International College
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya
    Sabah
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: 2C+ (SPM credit in Math, Pass in English)
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation:
    CGPA 2.50 (SPM credit in Math, Pass in English)
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,212 - RM75,900 Subang: RM75,900
    Sabah: RM46,212
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver for first year

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to RM12,000 waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-disted college
  • BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Intakes
    Jan, Mar, July, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM57,750
  • Institution
    DISTED College
  • Campus
    Penang
  • Intakes
    Jan, Mar, July, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: 2C+ (SPM credit in Math & Pass in English)
    UEC: 5Bs incl. Math & Pass in English
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
    Diploma: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM57,750
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM5,000 per year

    Diploma:
    Up to RM5,000 per year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-segi-university
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Intakes
    Feb, Apr, May, Jul, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM72,100
  • Institution
    SEGi University
  • Campus
    Kota Damansara, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Feb, Apr, May, Jul, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM72,100
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-kdu-university-college
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM69,330
  • Institution
    KDU University College
  • Campus
    Glenmarie, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DDD
    STPM: 3C+
    UEC: 5Bs incl. Math
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 55
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM69,330
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-curtin-sarawak
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM61,440
  • Institution
    Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia
  • Campus
    Miri, Sarawak
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CD
    STPM: 2C+
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM61,440
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM10,000 waiver for first year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Curtin University Australia
  • logo-mmu
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Intakes
    Apr, Jun, Nov
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM72,250
  • Institution
    Multimedia University (MMU)
  • Campus
    Bukit Beruang, Melaka
    Cyberjaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Apr, Jun, Nov
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: 3C incl. Math
    STPM: 3C+ incl. Math
    UEC: 5Bs incl. Math & English
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.00 (SPM credit in Math, Pass in English)
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM72,250
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
  • logo-ucsi-university
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM56,690
  • Institution
    UCSI University
  • Campus
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: 2C+ (SPM credit in Math, Pass in English)
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation:
    CGPA 2.50 (SPM credit in Math, Pass in English)
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM56,690
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Deakin University
    University of Northampton
    University of Queensland

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!