Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) – Online

(Accredited by ICAEW, CPA Australia, ACCA, CIMA)
Bachelor Degree
10 Semesters / 3 Years 6 Months
100% PTPTN Available
RM 714.29per
RM 30,000.00 total fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) is tailored for students who are keen to pursue a career as professional accountants. It provides students with a good understanding, knowledge and skills in accounting sectors with an emphasis on important courses.

Through this programme, students will be equipped with strong and various functional areas of accounting, for example, auditing, taxation and corporate reporting. This well-rounded programme will also help them with the key financial skills in accounting management, accounting information systems, advanced financial management and internal audit.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only

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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor’s Programme:

  • A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any two subjects, and credits in Mathematics; OR
  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid, (good) and credits in Mathematics; OR
  • Matriculation/Foundation qualification or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, and credits in Mathematics; OR
  • A diploma in accounting or related field, or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, and credits in Mathematics; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field and credit in Mathematics at SPM subject to the approval of the Senate and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 and credit in Mathematics at SPM AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in relevant field and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 with credit in 3 subjects at SPM level including Mathematics; OR
  • Other qualifications that recognised by the Malaysian government; OR
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Bachelor’s programme (level 6, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be / have:
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application;​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​

Language Requirements

International Students
  • Minimum score of 46 for TOEFL; OR
  • Minimum score of 5.5 for IELTS; OR its equivalent.
Local Students
  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 2*; AND
  • A pass in SPM English*
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    • Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    • A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    • Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    • No credit in SPM / SPMV English

*Programme standard requirement

Common Core Modules

  • Business Accounting
  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Service Management
  • Digital Business

Programme Core Modules

  • Financial Accounting & Reporting 1
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting 2
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting 3
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting 4
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting 5
  • Taxation 1
  • Taxation 2
  • Audit & Assurance 1
  • Audit & Assurance 2
  • Management Accounting
  • Ethics, Risks & Corporate Governance
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Company Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Integrated Case Study

University Core Modules

  • Principles of Management
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Philosophy and Current Issues (Int)
  • Introduction to Information System
  • Business Communication
  • Design Thinking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recreational Event Planning

Industrial Training

  • Industrial Training 1
  • Industrial Training 2
  • Project Paper 1
  • Project Paper 2

Electives (Choose any 3 electives)

  • Fundamental of Internal Audit (FIA)
  • Internal Audit Practice
  • Advanced Internal Audit
  • Advanced Taxation (Malaysia)
  • Advanced Performance Management
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Financial Reporting for Islamic Financial Institutions
  • Forensic and Investigative Accounting

Areas of Study

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Tax & Law
  • Accounts Executive
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Financial Executive
  • Audit Executive
  • Accounts & Administrative Executive
  • Unit Trust Executive
  • Bank Officer
  • Accounts Payable Officer

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. Do analysis and reporting of financial transactions and preparation of financial statements.
  2. Techniques on budgeting, planning, controlling, and assessing performance of the business.
  3. Do examination and evaluation of financial statement to ensure records are fairly presented.
  4. Identify business needs and to achieve a competitive advantage at global level.
  5. Do computation and preparation of tax return and tax payments for individual and business.

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