Develop Technical & Analytical Skills to Kick-start a Career in Accounting

Accounting is an important profession that plays a vital role in the business world. These days, there are many paths that enable you to pursue a professional accounting career.

With so many choices, it can be quite confusing to choose the best and most suitable course. Read on to find out more about how a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) can help you achieve your dream.


What Is A Bachelor Of Accounting (Hons)?

A Bachelor of Accounting, or Bachelor of Accountancy is an accounting degree that will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become a professional accountant.

Students will gain understanding of accounting theories as well as the fundamentals of this industry. A Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) will provide students with a strong foothold in finance principles that will be needed for a successful career as an accountant.


What Will I Learn If I Take Up A Bachelor In Accounting (Hons)?

Students who enrol in this degree programme will be able to accomplish the following by the end of the course:

  • Prepare financial statements using appropriate and approved accounting standards.
  • Help organizations make decisions according to financial information.
  • Analyse and evaluate financial documents and information and come up with solutions pertaining to issues that might arise.
  • Integrate organizational and management knowledge and apply it to help companies.
  • Collaborate and work effectively with management.
  • Communicate with stakeholders orally and in writing.
  • Develop leadership skills as well as an entrepreneurial spirit that will help you to advance in your career.
  • Develop a commitment to professional development.


What Can I Do With A Bachelor Of Accounting (Hons)?

A Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) will open up career opportunities in:

  • Accounting
  • Financial analysis
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Forensic accounting and investigation
  • Management accounting
  • Accounting information systems
  • Economics


Why Study Bachelor Of Accounting (Hons) at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The importance and significance of accounting reports is integral to conducting business, making accounting knowledge crucial to being a competent corporate executive.

UOW Malaysia KDU’s Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) program, designed in collaboration with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), is the quickest and most sensible choice towards earning an internationally-recognised professional qualification.  Our well-balanced curriculum covers a broad spectrum of material in order to ensure that students gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of accounting to succeed.

The final year of the program is designed to cover the syllabus of the ACCA’s professional papers, preparing the students specifically for the ACCA Professional level exams later on.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be granted exemptions from the following recognised professional body^

  • ACCA – Exempted from all 9 ACCA Fundamental papers
  • CPA Australia – Exempted from 6 Foundation level papers
  • CIMA – Exempted from 8 CIMA papers

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Program information


  • Grooming Business Leaders for the Future
  • Choose UOW Malaysia KDU to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Students Today, Entrepreneurs Tomorrow
  • Real World Education With Industry



When students graduate from UOW Malaysia KDU with a business degree, they are ready to compete and succeed anywhere in the world. At UOW Malaysia KDU, we ensure that our students are armed with the knowledge, insights and skills, and empowered with experience, so that they stand out in our ever-evolving globalised economy and help create an economically prosperous tomorrow. The academic experience at UOW Malaysia KDU is designed for students who not only desire to study business, but also to build the characteristics and confidence necessary for a real world experience. Our focus on communication skills, emotional intelligence, identifying strengths and pursuing passions prepare them to become driven and intuitive leaders.



UOW Malaysia KDU University College’s School of Business drive a strong focus on offering real world and experiential learning for, as well as developing entrepreneurial skills in students. Students are given opportunities to understand business organisations, systems and processes from a simulated model, learn from captains of industry, and work with industrial partners on real-world projects – giving them a head start in honing their business sense and sharpening their skills. Our focus on communication skills, emotional intelligence, identifying strengths and pursuing passion prepare them to become driven and intuitive leader.

  • Obtained desired job, run own business, further study
  • Over 100 companies for student internships
  • Diverse student population from over 18 countries
  • A purpose-built Entrepreneurialism Center
  • Industry-Aligned Curriculum with input from Industry Advisory Panels
  • 45% of faculty members are with industry experience
  • Programs accredited by Professional Bodies
  • Faculty members are active in Industry Research, Corporate Training, and Consultancy



At UOW Malaysia KDU, students are encouraged to cultivate an entrepreneurial mind – to be bold, innovative and adaptable. All students that are taking business studies are required to undergo the Entrepreneurship module, anchored by the university college’s School of Business.

In the pursuit of nurturing budding entrepreneurs, the School of Business set up its own Enterprise Centre and partnered with Malaysia Practice Enterprise Centre (MyPEC) for its business simulator program. Under the Entrepreneurship module, students work in teams to run a business and solve its problems and issues in a virtual environment. The simulated set-up allows students to use various web-based applications including the SKOLA trading platform, human resources, administration and marketing platforms; providing students with the opportunity to experience different scenarios that occur in a real-world business environment. This teaches students the various methods of facing different situations, taking calculated risks and learning from failures.

Besides the simulated environment, students also go through the process of conceptualising, developing and fine-tuning business ideas, which will be pitched to angel investors. The module is taught by lecturers who have had vast industry experience and who are members of the Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN).



Students at UOW Malaysia KDU’s School of Business are driven to be industry-ready. Essential to their academic learning and experience are our collaborations with industry partners, all designed to ensure our students get an edge above others even before they graduate.


Industry Cooperative Education Program
Industry partnership through adoption of specific module at UOW Malaysia KDU School of Business provides our students an opportunity to network with their potentially future employers and apply classroom learning in real-world situations. In most cases, students will go through a series of training modules – from sessions on financial literacy to retail and customer service insights, people management, and other relevant operational areas. The holistic learning eco-system enables students to create and execute their own business plan, which forms part of the practical student assessment throughout their education journey.


UOW Malaysia KDU Job Shadowing Program
At UOW Malaysia KDU, we value the need for students to experience the real world instead of just the classroom education. Therefore from as early as Year 1 of their Bachelor’s Degree studies or Year 2 of their Diploma studies, students will have an opportunity to experience the daily operations of a company as well as observe first hand of the challenges that are faced in the respective professions. Through UOW Malaysia KDU Job Shadowing program, students will be able to gain insights about the industry as opposed to just reading general job descriptions.


Revolutionary Business Simulation

As the world of business transforms rapidly with the adoption of digital economy, the paradigm shift has resulted in greater demand for organisation with soft skills and entrepreneurial mindset. Students’ adaptability of this new era would enhance their innovativeness and productivity, hence contributing in the society development.

At UOW Malaysia KDU School of Business, students are put into business simulated environment at our very own Entrepreneurialism Centre, guided by certified EuroPEN-PEN International trainers and are led by experienced Malaysia Business Angel Network (MBAN) investor. The simulated set-up allows students to use various web-based applications including the Simplified Business System (SBS) trading platform, human resources, administration and marketing platforms, teaches them various methods in facing the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) world, taking calculated risks and learning from failures.


Industry Expert Speakers Series

The Industry Expert Speaker Series is comprised of various guest lectures, workshops, talks and forums, where experts across various industries and organisations share their thoughts, knowledge and experiences with our students. Past speakers include Dato’ Teo Chiang Quan (Chairman of UOW Malaysia KDU Board), Dr. Robert Bong (Chief Advisor of Malaysia Blue Ocean Strategy Institute), Dato’ Dan E Khoo (Vice President – Strategy, Multimedia Development Corporation), Mohd Ibrahimnuddin Mohd Yunus (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Petronas Dagangan Berhad), Melissa Ng (Head of Service Marketing, Nissan Malaysia and IndoChina), Surentran Somasundram (Chief Executive Oficer, Snack Boss Sendirian Berhad), and Marwan Ma’som (Founder, SwiftCow Malaysia), just to name a few.

3 years
Program Location
UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie


  • Oral Communication
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Business Law
  • Company Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting 1
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Quantitative Methods



  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information System
  • Financial Reporting 1 & 2
  • Financial Management
  • Intermediate Taxation
  • Introduction to Taxation
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Principles of Marketing



  • Governance, Risk & Ethics *
  • Advanced Audit & Assurance *
  • Advanced Taxation *
  • Business Analysis *
  • Corporate Reporting 1 & 2 *
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Research Methodology
  • Internship

*ACCA professional papers

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysia and Global Issues
  • Global Social Responsibility
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programs)

Intake dates


30 January 6 March 26 May 3 July 8 September 16 October
Estimated fees
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*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

Principal Passes (2 C+s) or CGPA 2.33


5 Credits (5Bs)


GCE A Level:
2 Principal Passes (2Ds)


A diploma in accounting or related field, Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.50


Foundation Studies:
Pass with min. CGPA of 2.50


In addition to the above mentioned requirement, the students must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent, and a Band 3 MUET for STPM, and other qualification that was not conducted in English.

Candidates without a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level may be admitted if their entry qualification contain subject(s) of Mathematics and their achievement is equivalent or higher than the required Credit of Mathematics at the SPM level.

English Requirement

Local Student:
Band 3 in MUET


International Student:
Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a min score of 46 (IBT) or 454 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 51 and above for Pearson English Test; or Cambridge English (160)