Diploma in Accounting

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Programme Overview:

This programme provides students with broad base knowledge in financial accounting & reporting, management accounting, finance, economics, management, taxation, auditing, law and information technology & systems. It provides a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in accountancy and finance at the semi-professional level as well as for graduates of this Diploma to further their education and training to be qualified professional accountants.

The Diploma in Accounting has been accredited by professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA.

June and November 

2 years

Programme Outline:

Financial Accounting I


Quantitative Studies

Financial Accounting II

IT Fundamentals and Applications

Introduction to Business

Taxation I

Principles of Finance

Taxation II

Cost and Management Accounting I


Fundamentals of Marketing

Financial Accounting III

Cost and Management Accounting II

Financial Management

Business Law

Computerized Accounting Systems

Digital Literacy for Accounting

Financial Accounting IV

Corporate Law & Governance

Principles of Auditing

Workplace Communication


Compulsory Courses:

English for Tertiary Studies, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Academic English, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism/Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Intergrity and Anti-Corruption, Co-curricular.

Exemption and Progression:

Exemptions awarded by the following professional bodies:

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Graduates of Diploma in Accounting can proceed to Year 2 of the TAR UMT Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) or Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance programme on credit transfer.

Graduates of this programme can also apply for admission into relevant bachelor degree programmes at TAR UMT or other universities on credit transfer.

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Minimum Entry Requirements:

Career Prospects:

Graduates of Diploma in Accounting can find gainful employment in the following areas:

Fees & Financial Aid:

Estimated Total Fees: RM19,700 (Malaysian Student), RM36,800 (International Student)

The estimated total fees may vary by 10%.

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Merit scholarship

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Other scholarship

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Financial Aid

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