Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

The Globally Recognised Professional Qualification.

 

The ACCA qualification is more than just a professional qualification – it informs employers that a candidate is all-rounded and familiar in all aspects of business.

ACCA is the world’s largest fastest growing professional accountancy body with about 480,000 students and 188,000 members in 181 countries. It has 100 years of tradition in providing internationally recognised business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people seeking a fulfilling career in accountancy, finance, and management.

The ACCA exams are divided into two levels – Fundamentals and Professional. The Fundamentals component comprises of two modules; the Knowledge module introduces the main areas of financial and management accounting, while the Skills module covers the main technical areas that accountants should know. The Professional level is divided into two modules – Essentials and Options. Both of the modules at Professional level have been set at the same ability level as a Master’s degree. It explores more advanced professional skills, techniques and values that are required by senior level accountants working in an advisory or consultancy role.

Here at UOW Malaysia KDU, we aim to develop students to meet global standards and prepare them for business. They will be taught by professional and qualified lecturers that also give industry and networking support vital for future job placements.

Programme information

DEDICATED & EXPERIENCED FACULTY  

At UOW Malaysia KDU, students benefit from our faculty of experienced and Professional Accounting lecturers, all of whom carry a 10-year average teaching experience.

 

FLEXIBILITY

  • Weekend classes are available (professional level papers) for those who’d need to juggle between work and study.

 

EFFECTIVE COURSE DESIGN 

  • We track students’ learning capabilities through lecturer-marked progress tests, mock examinations, as well as examination reviews, to ensure a higher passing rate.
  • Employability Enhancement Programme (EEP) embedded for soft skill enhancement.
  • FREE SQL Accounting Software Training.

 

STRONG STUDENT SUPPORT

  • Assistance in ACCA Malaysia initial registration, payment of subscription and registration for exams.
  • Guidance in Practical Experience Requirement (PER) for attaining ACCA membership.
  • Academic counselling on study pathways.
  • Recording services for the classes are available upon request.

 

STRONG INDUSTRY CONNECTION 

Corporate sponsorship and job placement by reputable accounting firms

Job placement

  • Our students have been placed at and rose the ranks as Associates, Senior Associate, Assistant Managers, Managers and Directors in various lines such as Audit, Tax, Advisory Business Services and Outsourcing at medium and large audit firms.

Corporate and government sponsorships

  • Our students also enjoy financial sponsorship (both partial and full) from various audit firms, as well as appointed government agencies.

 

TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITIES 

The PAC Club at UOW Malaysia KDU, especially for Professional Accounting students, is the best place for students to enhance their communication, organisational and leadership skills. Students are able to participate and engage in various activities that not only develop their skills, but also build friendship and camaraderie. Some of the activities recently organised include:

 

Intra-varsity PAC Camp (PACC)

  • Team building activities which emphasised on team work and leadership skills.

 

UOW Malaysia KDU’s Got Talent

  • An opportunity for students of complete Accounting courses to showcase their talents and learn how to communicate with public audience on the stage.

 

UOW Malaysia KDU Awards, Talent and Prom (ATP) Night

  • Planning and organising skills were crucial to make this major event a successful story.

 

Charity Drive – Volunteer work

  • Doing charity work together as a team as it builds bonds, strengthens communication skills and boosts morale, while making a positive difference in the lives of people who need it most.
Duration
2 ½ years
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Core

ACCA programme consists of 4 modules with a total of 14 papers.

FUNDAMENTALS LEVEL (9 papers)

The Fundamentals level is divided into two modules; Knowledge and Skills. The Knowledge module introduces students to the core areas of financial and management accounting, providing the platform from which the other technical accountancy areas will be studied in greater detail. The Skills module contains six subjects which comprehensively cover the main technical areas that any accountant, regardless of their future career aspirations, is expected to have mastered.

 

KNOWLEDGE MODULE

  • AB   Accountant in Business
  • MA   Management Accounting
  • FA   Financial Accounting

 

SKILLS MODULE 

  • LW   Corporate & Business Law*
  • PM   Performance Management
  • TX   Taxation*
  • FR   Financial Reporting
  • AA   Audit & Assurance
  • FM   Financial Management

* LW and TX are offered in Malaysian variant

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (4 exams)
The focus of the syllabuses at this level is to build upon the technical skills already acquired and explore more advanced professional skills, techniques and values that are required and used by the expert accountant acting in an advisory or consultancy role at a senior level.

 

ESSENTIAL MODULE 

  • SBL   Strategic Business Leader
  • SBR   Strategic Business Reporting

 

OPTIONS MODULE (CHOOSE 2 ONLY) 

  • AFM   Advanced Financial Management
  • APM   Advanced Performance Management
  • ATX   Advanced Taxation*
  • AAA  Advanced Audit & Assurance

* ATX is offered in Malaysian variant 

MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)​
  • Community Services & Co-Curricular Activities

Intake dates

2020

13 January 13 July

 

Estimated fees
Local students

RM24,440

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International students

RM35,140

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Notes

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

A Level:
2Ds

 

STPM:
2C+s

 

UEC :
5Bs inclusive of English and Mathematics

 

Diploma (Accounting and Business related) :
Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

 

Certified Accounting Technician:
Pass

 

Foundation Studies:
Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

 

 

In addtion to the above mentioned requirements, the students must have obtained a credit in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent

English Requirement

Local Student:
Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / GCE O Level examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET

 

International Student:
Band 6 in IELTS; or a min score of 60 (IBT) or 499 (PBT) in TOEFL; or score 50 and above for Pearson English Test

 

 

Malaysian students who do not possess the English requirement stated above, will have to attempt and pass a compulsory English module concurrently in the first semester of ACCA programme.

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