Course Details

BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Sunway University




  • Description

    In line with Malaysia’s aspirations to become a developed nation, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), projected that the nation requires 60,000 accounting professionals by 2020, up from the 32,000 registered with MIA at the end of 2016, according to the MIA Annual Report 2016.

    Our programme is industry-relevant and recognised by renowned global professional bodies with key areas of focus comprising corporate reporting, financial control, audit engagement, treasury, performance management, regulatory compliance and professional ethics.

    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.

    Field of Study

    Accounting & Finance

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 87,150 (USD 20,750)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January, March & August

Entry Requirements

  • A-Level

    Minimum 14 points

  • UEC

    Maximum 24 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)

  • Matric/Foundation

    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


    Average B- or CGPa 2.67 (Minimum 2 principals)

  • Others

    International Baccalaureate Completed with minimum 26 points (excluding bonus points)

    Other Qualifications 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.

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Sunway Diploma CAVG 60% or CGPA 2.50

    Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

  • English Requirements

    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

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Principles of Financial Accounting

    Business Statistics

    Introductory Economics

    Principles & Practice of Management

    Principles of Business Finance

    Business Computing

    Business Law

    English for Business

    Cost Accounting

  • Year 2

    Financial Accounting

    Management Accounting

    Financial Management

    Principles of Auditing

    Malaysian Taxation System

    Company Law

    Financial Institutions & Markets

    Communication Skills

    Internship 1

  • Year 3

    Corporate Reporting

    Investment Management

    Business Ethics & Social Responsibilities

    International Financial Management

    Corporate Finance

    Strategic Management


    Internship 2

    Financial Planning

    Electives (choose 3 in Year 3)

    Advanced Taxation

    Advanced Management Accounting

    Operations Management

    Advanced Audit and Assurance

    Advanced Financial Accounting


Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 87,150 (USD 20,750)

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