Overview

This major equips graduates with the technical and management skills needed to succeed in a wide range of accounting and finance related fields.

Course description

After developing a solid grounding in business in your first year, customise your degree with a major in Accounting. Our hands-on approach to learning, coupled with lecturers who are experts in their field, will give you the advantage and the confidence to get ahead in your career.

Core Subject

Year 1

CORE BUSINESS UNITS

BAO1101      Accounting for Decision Making
BCO1102      Information Systems for Business
BEO1105      Economic Principles
BEO1106      Business Statistics
BHO1171      Introduction to Marketing
BLO1105       Business Law
BMO1102      Management and Organisation Behaviour
BPD1100       Integrated Business Challenge
Year 2 & 3

Compulsory Major

ACCOUNTING (BMAACT)
BAO2000     Accounting Information Systems
BAO2001     Corporate Finance
BAO2202     Financial Accounting
BAO2203     Corporate Accounting
BAO2204     Management Accounting
BEO2006     Corporate Regulation
BAO3309     Advanced Financial Accounting
BPD3100     Applied Business Challenge

Compulsory Minor (Discipline Minor)

BANKING AND FINANCE (BMIBKF)
BEO2000
Financial Institutions and Monetary Theory
BEO2001     Commercial Banking and Finance
BAO2001     Corporate Finance
BAO3404     Credit and Lending Decisions
Suggested Electives (Breadth Minor)

BPD2100     International Business Challenge
BAO3306     Auditing*
BLO2206     Taxation Law and Practice*
Elective 1

*These units are essential for exemptions of professional accounting papers.
(Students are given option to choose electives from other majors that are being offered during the semester)

*Subject to change

CAREERS AND PROSPECTS

GRADUATE OUTCOMES AND CAREERS

Become a financial expert by choosing an Accounting major. Your specialist knowledge will help better business decisions for companies in Malaysia, Australia and overseas. Whether you pursue a career as an accountant or business analyst, auditor or financial advisor, your skills will be sought after across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. This course leads to employment in accounting practices, medium and large corporations, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Job titles include accountant, business analyst, auditor, financial adviser or taxation consultant.

Professional Recognition

Graduates who successfully completed the appropriate subjects will meet the educational requirements of (set by) CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

TESTIMONIALS

Kang Phaik Wa
Accounting
American Express & Bathday Handmade Body Care
Senior Hong Kong Business Consultant & Founder
" My three-year sojourn in VU at Sunway has been the most memorable chapter in my life. "
Amira Shazwin Binti Amran
Accounting
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Senior Associate (Tax Consultant)
" Everyone has a story to tell and my exciting adventure began at VU!"

INTERESTED?

This specialisation is offered as an option as part of the Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.

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