Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc)

Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc)

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UM’s Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) programme is recognized both nationally and internationally. The programme is recognised under Schedule 1 Accountants Act 1967. Graduates of this programme are eligible to register as members of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), subject to three years practical accounting experience, as stipulated in Part IV of the Accountants Act 1967. In addition, the programme is also recognised by other international professional accounting bodies. BAcc graduates from UM may get maximum exemptions from the following bodies:

micpa MICPA The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
micpa ACCA The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)
micpa CIMA The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
micpa CPA (Australia) Certified Practising Accountants Australia
micpa ICAEW Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
micpa CFA Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
micpa CIPFA Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
Entry Requirements

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above); and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme; and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Special Entry Requirements as below:

Special Entry Requirements

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

PROGRAMME

STPM
(CURRENT YEAR)

MATRICULATION/  FOUNDATION
(CURRENT YEAR)

DIPLOMA/ EQUIVALENT

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

STREAM

Science & Arts

Science & Accounting

Science & Arts

A-Level, IB & AUSMAT

UM6344001
Bachelor of Accountancy
8 normal
semesters

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in STPM for any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics (M)/  Mathematics (T)
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 in MUET;

and

Pass interview session

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Matriculation/  Foundation in any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accountant in Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting;

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET;

and

Pass interview session

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a Diploma in Accounting or other relevant fields from any institution recognized by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate with a minimum CGPA of 3.30;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Diploma level for any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan
  • Physics
  • Chemistry; 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET;

and

Pass interview session

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Pass STPM not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.30 and a minimum of Grade B+ in STPM for any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics (M)/  Mathematics (T)
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET;

and

Pass interview session

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation, not within the current year with a minimum CGPA of 3.30 and at least Grade B+ in Matriculation/  Foundation in any two (2) of the following subjects: 

  • Perakaunan
  • Mathematics
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accountant in Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting;

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET;

and

Pass interview session

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a GCE A-Level with at least Grade B in any of the following two (2) subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3  for MUET;

However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/  153 points (CBT)/  53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Pass interview session

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possessed a recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma qualification with a minimum score of 35 points;

and

Obtained of at least grade 5 (Higher Level) at International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET;
 
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/  153 points (CBT)/  53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Pass interview session

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Possessed Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) qualification with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) score of 80%;

and

Obtained of at least 70% score points at Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) in any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Business Management and Enterprise
  • Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Physics
  • Chemistry;

and

Obtained of at least Grade B+ in Mathematics and pass for Bahasa Inggeris in SPM;

and

Obtained of at least Band 3 for MUET;
 
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4.5 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 477 points (PBT)/  153 points (CBT)/  53 points (IBT) in TOEFL;

and

Pass interview session

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