Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours)

Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours)

Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 3.5 years
Credits: 139
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Accounting is the recording of financial transactions plus storing, sorting, retrieving, summarizing, and presenting the information in various reports and analyses.

Why should I take this programme?

Those who wish to be marketable and relevant in any industry should choose to pursue accounting programmes. With the specific knowledge offered in various areas in accounting we are able to produce competent and dedicated professional accountants who possess all the required attributes by the industry.

What will I learn?

Various functional areas of accounting including taxation, auditing, finance, costing, management accounting, economics and also information technology as to ensure the adaptability of the students with the rapid changes in the accounting world.

Well-balanced curriculum with the broad spectrum of materials covered in each of the subjects will ensure the sufficiency of knowledge imparted to the students.

Through Industrial Placement at established corporations, students will be able to have valuable hands-on experience in real-life working environments. Additionally, the variety of learning methods including lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations will ensure the learning session is always fun and enjoyable.

Why studying this course is a smart choice?

All organisation whether big or small will need an accountant or a financial professional to manage their finances effectively. Accounting jobs are available in every organisation in the world, which means that there is a wide job opportunity for graduates in this field.

Studying this course is an added advantage to you as well. You will not only be able to apply your financial skills in various working environments, you will also be able to apply these skills in your personal life. Having a sound understanding of accounting and finance will help you to plan and manage your own finances more effectively.


STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes (C+), credit in Mathematics in SPM, a pass in English
STAM Minimum grade of jayyid, credit Mathematics in SPM, a pass in English at SPM level
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes (C) and a C in O-Level Mathematics, a pass in English at SPM level and Band 2 MUET
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including Mathematics) and a pass in English
Diploma/ HND Minimum CGPA 2.50, credit in Mathematics in SPM, a pass in English at SPM level
Foundation/Matriculation Minimum CGPA 2.50, credit in Mathematics in SPM, a pass in English at SPM level and Band 2 MUET
SAM/ HSC/ AUSMAT TER/UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/ CIMP Average of 60% or higher in 6 subjects
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications * As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
* STPM/STAM/Foundation/Matriculation: Candidates without a pass in Mathematics at SPM level may be admitted if it contains a subject in Mathematics that is equivalent at the SPM level

STPM, STAM & Matriculation/Foundation : Candidates without a credit in Mathematics at SPM level may be admitted if it contains subject in Mathematics that is equivalent at SPM level.

PTE 51
Cambridge English 160


Year 1

Mata Pelajaran Umum (General Subject), Introduction to Financial Accounting, Organizational Management, Business Mathematics, Office Application Technology, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Interactive Skills, Financial Accounting I, Cost Accounting, Basic Marketing

Year 2

Business Ethics, Financial Accounting II, Management Accounting, Accounting Information System I, Report Writing, Introduction to Statistics, Business Law, Financial Management, Taxation I, Corporate Law, Advanced Financial Accounting I, Taxation II, Quantitative Methods & Statistics, Organizational Behaviour, Corporate Finance

Year 3

Advanced Financial Accounting II, Auditing, Advanced Management Accounting, Accounting Information System II, Professional Communication, Free Elective I, Strategic Management, Advanced Audit & Corporate Governance, Free Elective II, Accounting Theory & Practice, Public Sector Accounting, International Business, Integrated Case Studies, Free Elective III

Year 4

Industrial Training


The programme is recognised by professional bodies such as:

  • The Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA Australia):
    One of the world's largest accounting bodies.
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA):
    The global body for professional accountants.
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA):
    The world's largest professional body of management accountants.
  • The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA):
    Developing the accounting profession in Malaysia by providing accounting graduates with an avenue to become Certified Public Accountants

How does the Professional Recognition for this programme benefit me?

Upon completion of this programme, students who wish to embark on professional examinations towards becoming a professional accountant can start their journey immediately. They will be given certain exemptions.

Graduates with the Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from IUKL will qualify for the following exemptions:

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - 9 papers
    FI Accounting in Business, F2 Management Accounting, F3 Financial Accounting, F4 Corporate & Business Law, F5 Performance Management, F6 Taxation, F7 Financial Reporting, F8 Audit and Assurance, F9 Financial Management
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - 6 papers
    C1 Fundamentals of Management Accounting, C2 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, C3 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics, C4 Fundamentals of Business Economics, C5 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law, F1 Financial Operations
  • The Institute Professional Stage Examination, Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
    Business and Company Law
  • Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia - 6 papers
    All subjects at foundation level are exempted

Are there any other benefits should I decide to take this programme?

IUKL Students pursuing Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) will automatically enrol into the ACCA Accelerate Scheme. Below are the advantages our students could enjoy:

  • Free initial registration:
    Students are exempted from paying the ACCA registration fee.
  • Free annual subscription:
    Students are exempted from paying 2 years annual subscription fees. They will also get access to the relevant resources such as study materials, syllabus, study guide and exam documents.
  • Deferred exemption fees up to 24 months:
    Students are given 24 months to settle the exemption fees instead of paying immediately and at the same time they can start taking the ACCA papers.
  • Invitation to ACCA exclusive events:
    Students will get the chance to attend special events (by invitation), such as knowledge sharing sessions in mapping their pathway towards ACCA.



What are the career prospects?

Accounting graduates can be employed by various sectors such as:

  • Banking
  • Big Audit Firms; PwC, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG
  • Small and Medium Accounting and Auditing Firms
  • Government Agencies / Private Companies / Multinational Companies
  • Non-Profit Organizations such as Charity organizations
  • Tax Consultancy / Management Consultancy
  • Corporate Recovery/ Insolvency
  • Financial Planning
  • Company Secretarial
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Business owners
  • Academia


How much will I make?

The average salary for fresh graduates ranges between RM 2,500 to 3,000. But, of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for. Once you become a senior in the field, your salary can reach up to 5 digits.

Did you know?

Malaysia requires 60,000 chartered accountants by year 2020. As of now, there are only 32972 registered chartered accountants according to the MIA statistics. The shortage reflects the importance of professional accountants since their knowledge is invaluable in assessing an organisation’s financial performance.

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