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.

  • Qualification
  • Campus
  • Intakes
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Total Estimated Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
  • Logo-Swinburne-Sarawak
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Intakes
    Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM69,316
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Campus
    Kuching, Sarawak
  • Intakes
    Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CDD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5 Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM69,316
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    RM4,500 off from first year tuition fee
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Swinburne University of Technology Australia
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  • Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
  • Intakes
    May, Sep, Nov
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM82,300
  • Qualification
    BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  • Campus
    Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    May, Sep, Nov
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 60
    APU Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM82,300
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 50% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Staffordshire University
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  • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM41,160
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Kampar, Perak
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5 Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM41,160
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Taylor's University
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM99,900
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 60
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM99,900
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM11,000 per year

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to RM11,000 per year
  • 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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  • INTI International University
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,212 - RM75,926 Subang Jaya: RM75,926
    Kuala Lumpur: RM64,580
    Penang: RM60,022
    Sabah: RM46,212
  • Qualification
    BA (Hons) in Accounting 3+0 University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya
    Kuala Lumpur
    Penang
    Sabah
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM46,212 - RM75,926 Subang Jaya: RM75,926
    Kuala Lumpur: RM64,580
    Penang: RM60,022
    Sabah: RM46,212
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver for first year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Hertfordshire
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  • SEGi University
  • Intakes
    Feb, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM70,400
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Kota Damansara, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Feb, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3.5 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CC
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM70,400
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Abertay University
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  • International University of Malaya-Wales
  • Intakes
    Feb, Jun, Sep, Nov
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,500
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Feb, Jun, Sep, Nov
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    STPM: C+C+
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,500
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Wales
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  • UCSI University
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM56,690
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting
  • Campus
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DD
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation: CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM56,690
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
    Awarded for first year only
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Deakin University
    University of Northampton
    University of Queensland
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  • DISTED College
  • Intakes
    Jan, Mar, July, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,138
  • Qualification
    BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • Campus
    Penang
  • Intakes
    Jan, Mar, July, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,138
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM5,000 waiver per year

    Diploma:
    Up to RM5,000 waiver per year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • KDU Penang University College
  • Intakes
    Jan, Jun, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,040
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Georgetown, Penang
  • Intakes
    Jan, Jun, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3.5 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: C+C+
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 55
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM60,040
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation / Diploma:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM67,200
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Campus
    Miri, Sarawak
  • Intakes
    Feb, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CD
    STPM: BC+
    UEC: 5 Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM67,200
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 30% waiver for first year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Curtin University Australia
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  • Multimedia University (MMU)
  • Intakes
    Apr, Jul, Nov
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM73,300
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Campus
    Bukit Beruang, Melaka
    Cyberjaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Apr, Jul, Nov
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CCC (incl. Math)
    STPM: C+C+C+ (incl. Math)
    UEC: 5 Bs (incl. Math & English)
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM73,300
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    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!