BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Sunway University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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About this course

This degree provides you with an in-depth understanding of how accounting and finance fit into the broader context of business and management.You will be equipped with the critical thinking and problem solving skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic business world characterised by constant change and innovation. In addition to these technical skills, the curriculum places importance on the development of soft skills such as communication, negotiation, teamwork and leadership which are essential for personal and professional development and growth. Consequently, Sunway graduates are highly sought after by top employers around the world.

This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • STPM: Average B- or CGPa 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)
  • A-Level: Minimum 14 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 65
  • Canadian Matriculation: 65%
  • Monash University Foundation Year: 65%
  • Sunway Foundation in Arts: CGPA 2.5
  • Sunway Foundation in Science Technology: CGPA 2.5
  • Sunway Diploma in related field: CAVG 60%
  • Unified Examination Certificate: Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
  • International Baccalaureate: Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)
  • Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent
  • MQA requires local students to possess a Muet or international english proficiency qualification in order to register for the accounting and finance programme.

English Requirements

  • TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
  • IELTS: 6.0
  • PTE Academic: 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
  • MUET: Band 4
  • SPM English: B3 or B+
  • UEC English: B4
  • O-Level English (1119): Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP): Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English: Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English


Year 1

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Economics
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Business Computing
  • English for Business
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Business Finance
  • Business Law

Year 2

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Company Law
  • Communication Skills
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Malaysian Taxation System
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

Year 3

  • Corporate Reporting
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibilities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Leadership
  • Internship
  • Investment Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Strategic Management

Electives (choose 3 in Year 3)

  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship

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