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 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?

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

UOW Malaysia’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

Subject to revision without prior notice.


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Program information


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



When students graduate from UOW Malaysia with a business degree, they are ready to compete and succeed anywhere in the world. At UOW Malaysia, 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 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’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, 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 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’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.


3 years
Program Location
University of Wollongong Malaysia, 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
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • 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


12 January 4 March 17 May 1 July 6 September 14 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 2” 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)


  • If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module at UOW Malaysia.
  • This requirement can be exempted if the Foundation/Diploma was taught in English medium