Course Details

BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with Specialism Taxation

Asia Pacific University




  • Description

    Specialised knowledge and understanding of relevant theories concepts and principles relevant to the field of taxation. Abilities to interpret, communicate and develop tax laws & devise plans for organizations or individuals. A critical understanding of the economic, legal and institutional bases of systems of taxation and their applications with emphasis on business taxation.

    Field of Study

    Accounting & Finance

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 86,400 (USD 21,610)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February, April & September

Entry Requirements


    Successful completion of STPM with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.33  and completion of SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.

  • A-Level

    Successful completion of A-Level with 2 full passes or equivalent and completion of O-Level/SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics.

  • UEC

    Credit passes (Grade B) in 5 Subjects including Mathematics.

  • Matric/Foundation

    Successful Completion of APU Foundation / Matriculation with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and completion of SPM/O-Level or equivalent with credit in Mathematics and pass in English.

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING / DIPLOMA IN FINANCE Successful completion of the APU/APIIT Diploma or Successful completion of Studies in another recognised institute with academic credits equivalent to Level 1 of an Honours Degree or Any qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above. 

  • English Requirements

    IELTS : 5.0 (5.5*) 

    TOEFL PBT : 410-417 (450-497*)

    TOEFL IBT : 35-45 (46-59*) 

    Pearson (PTE) : 36 (42*) 

    MUET : Band 3 (Band 4*)

Programme Structure

  •  Year 1

    Quantitative and Statistical Methods  

    Introduction To Management

    Business And Communications Skills

    Financial Accounting 1  

    Accounting Information System  

    Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

    MPU Module Islamic Finance  

    Financial Accounting 2  

    Business Economics

    Business Law


    Entrepreneurship Project

    MPU Module

  • Year 2

    Advanced Financial Accounting  

    Introduction To Taxation

    Financial Management  

    Cost & Management Accounting

    Auditing & Assurance

    Integrated Business Process with SAP ERP System

    Advanced Auditing  

    Corporate Reporting

    Business Research Methods  

    Management Accounting Techniques

    Tax Framework  

    Company Law

    Internship or Industrial Training Portfolio 1

  • Year 3

    Internship or Industrial Training Portfolio 2

    Ethics and Corporate Governance  

    Financial Risk Management

    Corporate Finance

    Advanced Taxation

    Investigations in Taxation

    Strategic Management Accounting  

    Business Taxation

    Tax Planning

    Tax and Accounting

    Business Analysis

    Taxation Project  

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 86,400 (USD 21,610)

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