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Diploma in Accounting

(N/0414/4/0002 (MQA/PA 15275) 04/27)


2 years 6 months

Credit Hours


MQF Level

Level 4

About the Course

The Diploma in Accounting (DIA) provides students with the prospect of obtaining effective knowledge and skills in accounting studies. The programme gives a sound knowledge of the principles and core concepts of accounting, along with an analysis of the various corporate financial statements. This programme enables students to adopt an enquiring and creative approach, to exercise critical awareness of issues in accounting. The diploma equips students with knowledge, skills and understanding of the best practices in accounting and an appreciation of the value of research, critical thinking and effective communication. DIA provides exposure or opportunities for students to acquire a very strong comprehension of accounting to meet the growing challenges and demands of an accounting career in today’s modern economy.

Course Modules

  • Principles of Management

  • Business Mathematics

  • Computer Applications

  • Principles of Economics

  • Financial Accounting I

  • English

  • Financial Accounting II

  • Business Statistics

  • Principles of Marketing

  • Business Communication

  • Cost Accounting

  • Computerized Accounting

  • Business Law

  • Principles of Finance

  • Financial Accounting III

  • Management Accounting

  • Financial Management

  • Auditing

  • Financial Accounting IV

  • Malaysian Corporate Law

  • Taxation I

  • Financial Accounting V

  • Taxation II

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Industrial Training

  • MPU 1 – Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban

  • MPU 2 - Bahasa Kebangsaan

  • MPU 2 - Kemahiran Komunikasi

  • MPU 3 - Pengantar Sains Sosial

  • MPU 4 - Khidmat Masyarakat



Entry Requirements

  1. A pass in SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics, and a pass in English; OR

  2. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR

  3. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul (pass) and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR

  4. A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and a pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject with credits in Mathematics and a pass in English; OR

  5. A certificate or its equivalent in a related field.

Career Prospects

  • Accounting

  • Auditing

  • Taxation

  • Administration & Finance in Public Practice

  • Commerce and Industry at the Sub-professional Level

  • Finance Industry & etc

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