Diploma of Accountancy

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.5 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

Module units:

  • DBC111 Preparatory English
  • DBC121 Academic English
  • DBF111 Introductory Mathematics

Core units:

  • DBB111 Acquiring Business Awareness
  • DBI121 Information Technology
  • DBE211 Economics
  • DBE221 Principles of Economics
  • DBI311 Introduction to Business Information System

Discipline units:

  • DBA132 Financial Accounting I
  • DBA134 Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
  • DBA231 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • DBA233 Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • DBA232 Financial Accounting II
  • DBL233 Business Law
  • DBA331 Advanced Management Accounting
  • DBA332 Financial Accounting III
  • DBA334 Introduction to Taxation
  • DBA335 Introduction to Auditing

Entry Requirements

  • Pass in SPM with minimum 3 credits including Mathematics, and a Pass in English; or
  • Pass in STPM with minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject, with credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; or
  • Pass STAM with minimum Maqbul (pass) grade and credit in mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; or
  • Pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and pass in SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject with credit in Mathematics and a pass in English; or
  • Successful completion of an approved tertiary qualified Certificate at Level 3 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework.
  • IELTS: 5.0 (no individual band below 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT/TOEFL Home Edition Test^: 40 (no less than 5 in reading, 5 in listening, 14 in speaking, 15 in writing)
  • PTE Academic: 36 with no communicative skill score less than 36
  • SPM: D
  • UEC: B4
  • 1119: D
  • MUET: 3
  • GCE 'O' Level**: D
  • GCE 'A' Level and AS Level#: C
  • International Baccalaureate: Minimum Grade 4 in English A or B at Standard Level or Higher Level
  • Common European Framework: B1
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English Advanced: CAE): 154, no band less than 154
  • Linguaskill General^: Overall score of 140-159 with no band less than 120
  • Sri Lanka O Level (English Language or Appreciation of English Literacy Text): S
  • Duolingo English Test (For Malaysian students only)^^: Overall score of 75-80
  • **Applicable for both English as First Language and English as Second Language
  • #A/AS Level - General Paper, General Studies, English Language, English Literature, English Language and Literature
  • ^Valid for students commencing Swinburne programs in 2022-2023 teaching period only.
  • ^^Valid for Malaysian students commencing Swinburne programs in 2023 teaching period only.

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