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 Accounting for You?

This programme offers specific accounting, finance, taxation, auditing, costing, and management knowledge. The programme aims to produce competent and dedicated accountants who possess the attributes and skills required in the accounting profession and also enable students to develop a holistic understanding of the business operation, particularly in all functional areas of accounting. Through classroom discussion, students will have valuable hands-on experience in real-life working environments.

As the curriculum is also designed to fulfil professional recognition, thus it will equip students with a broader perspective of the accounting profession. After completion of this programme, you are entitled to the following ACCA qualification exemptions:

  • Business & Technology
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting

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

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates would be able to secure jobs 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 2 and half years course divided into 7 semesters emphasising interdisciplinary accounting. Students must complete thirty modules and undergo three months of practical training to earn the diploma.

Graduates would be able to progress to professional accounting qualifications offered by ACCA and CIMA.

Course Training and Practical

Internships at relevant industries

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 the backbone of almost any industry, as it is needed to provide control, stability and accountability to a business. Business is the art of managing men, money, materials, methods and machines that moves the world. Business and accounting graduates will always be in demand in any environment or economic climate.

The evolving role of the accountant now goes beyond the number to include the adaption of rapid changes in technology. At UoC, we ensure that students are equipped with the skills to take this challenge head-on.

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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