Diploma in Accounting

Be an Accountant

Intake starts in March, July, October


Full-time: 2.5 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, July, October
Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.


Is a Diploma in Accounting for You?

Discover the world of financial expertise with UoC's Diploma in Accounting programme. This programme offers specific accounting, finance, taxation, auditing, costing, and management knowledge.

It's designed to cultivate competent, dedicated accountants who possess the necessary attributes and skills for the accounting profession. As a student in the Diploma in Accounting programme, you will also develop a holistic understanding of the business operation, particularly in all functional areas of accounting. Through classroom discussions, students will have valuable hands-on experience in real-life working environments.

The curriculum of our programme is structured to align with professional recognition standards, providing students with a broad perspective of the accounting profession. Upon completing this programme, students are eligible for the following ACCA qualification exemptions:

  • Business & Technology
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting

Upon graduating, students can either continue their studies to higher levels or join the workforce specialised in accounting.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates of the Diploma in Accounting programme can expect to secure positions such as:

  • Account Assistant
  • Audit Assistant
  • Tax assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll assistant
  • Account Executive
  • Entrepreneur

Career Organisation

  • Accounting service sector
  • Finance & insurance sector
  • Government & Public services sector
  • Commercial sector

Course Structure

Course Description

The Diploma in Accounting programme at UoC is a comprehensive 2.5-year course divided into 7 semesters, emphasizing interdisciplinary accounting. Students are required to complete thirty modules and undergo a three-month practical training period to earn their diploma.

This programme paves the way for graduates to progress to professional accounting qualifications offered by ACCA and CIMA.

Course Training and Practical

Our programme includes internships in relevant industries, ensuring practical experience and industry relevance.

Year 1

  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • English Language Skills for Workplace
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Cost & Management Accounting 1
  • Company Law

Year 2

  • English Language Skills & Critical
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Young Mercy / Wataniah / SISPA / Al-Quran & Kesukarelawan / Environmental Volunteerism
  • Cost & Management Accounting 2
  • Financial Reporting 1
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Third Language Modules (Mandarin / Korea)
  • Malaysian Taxation 1
  • Performance Management
  • Financial Reporting 2
  • Malaysian Taxation 2
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Audit
  • Principles of Investment
  • Corporate Governance & Ethics

Year 3

  • Practical training (3 months)

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Our course is taught by experienced lecturers with a good mix of teaching, research and industry experiences.

The programme is delivered through:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Field trips
  • Case studies
  • Practical training

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state-of-the-art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Apart from the campus learning experience, students will also be exposed to self-learning via online mechanisms and real-world scenarios through field trips, industrial talks, seminars and practical training.

Solve World Challenges

Accounting is essential in every industry, providing control, stability, and accountability. With business constantly evolving, especially in the face of rapid technological changes, the role of accountants is more crucial than ever.

At UoC, our Diploma in Accounting programme ensures that students are well-equipped with the skills to meet these challenges head-on, adapting to the changing landscape of business and accounting.

Entry Requirement



Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia

Pass with 3 credits including Mathematics and a pass in English

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)

Pass with minimum Grade C GPA 2.00 in any subject and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level or equivalent

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

Pass with a minimum grade
of Maqbul and credits in
Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level


Pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and pass in SPM with a minimum credits in Mathematics and pass in English

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with a minimum Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and a pass in English

Other certificate

A certificate or its equivalent in a related field recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University.

For International Students Only

TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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