The Diploma of Accountancy (DACC) programme is designed to prepare students with the competencies that are functional, personal and provides a broad business perspective relating to the needs of the business organisations.

DACC allows for progression to professional accounting qualifications offered by ACCA and ICAEW.

Graduates can further choose to continue into:

  • BSc. (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, Sunway University
  • Bachelor of Business, Victoria University
  • and other degree programmes.

Obtaining the Diploma of Accountancy is the first step towards becoming a professional accountant.

Programme Highlight

A holistic and wholesome learning approach is adopted with the aim to provide students with a broad-based education, in areas of financial and management accounting, auditing and taxation to support organisational planning and decision-making in a variety of business context.

Student’s accounting skills are covered in the following subjects:

  • Cost Management Accounting
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Malaysian Taxation
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Company Law

Decision making and formulating organisational strategies to the profession are taught in modules such as:

  • Business Organisation
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Introduction to Financial Management

Fundamental guidelines practised in auditing financial and non-financial information are taught through the:

  • Audit and Assurance module
Intakes
January / March / July
Duration
2 years
Assessment & Examinations
The major objective of the assessment and examination procedures is to improve student learning and measure their comprehension.

Final grades reflect:
- 40% Coursework
- 60% Final Examination
Entry Requirements
SPM / O-Level:
Pass with minimum 3 credits including Mathematics and English
UEC:
Pass with minimum 3 Bs including Mathematics and English
LCCI Level 3 Diploma:
Pass
Other Qualifications:
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA
English Language Requirement
For students who did not achieve Credit in SPM / O-Level / UEC English subject:
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP)
    - Minimum Level 4
  • IELTS
    - Minimum Band 5.5
  • Other equilavent

Career Prospect

The Diploma of Accountancy graduates can expect excellent career prospects, good starting salaries and a fast career progression track with the strong technical skills acquired in this diploma course.  It will place them in good stead for flexible career options, opportunities and stability in diversified fields such as portfolio management, investment banking, broking and finance.

The option of further educational advancement is also possible through the diploma.

Graduates of Diploma of Accountancy – pathway to a career as: 

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Tax Consultant
  • Finance Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Commercial Banker
  • Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Investment Banker

All of these careers involve practising finance and investment principles as the primary career emphasis.

Recognition & exemptions from professional bodies:

ACCA  ICAEW

Progression Pathway

Diploma in Accountancy

Programme Structure

YEAR 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Business Communication
Business Mathematics and Statistics
Principles of Management
Principles of Microeconomics
Financial Accounting
Cost Accounting
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Marketing
Introduction to Financial Management
Cost Management Accounting
Financial Accounting Application
Employability Skills

YEAR 2

Principles of Taxation
Business Law
Management Accounting
Business Organisation
Introduction to Auditing
Introduction to Performance Management
Computerised Accounting Systems
Malaysian Taxation
Company Law
Principles of Performance Management
Auditing and Assurance
Management Accounting Techniques
Public Sector Accounting


MOHE General Studies
Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For local students:
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islam Education
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
    (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
For international students:
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islam Education
  • Community Service