Diploma Programmes

Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting)

This programme provides students with broad base knowledge in financial accounting & reporting, management accounting, finance, economics, management, taxation, auditing, law and information technology & systems. It provides a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in accountancy and finance at the semi-professional level as well as for graduates of this Diploma to further their education and training to be qualified professional accountants.

The Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting) has been accredited by professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA.

Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting)

Career Prospects:
Graduates of Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting) can find gainful employment in accounting, auditing, taxation, administration & finance in public practice, commerce and industry at the sub-professional level. This Diploma qualification will enable the graduates to support finance managers in any types of business.

Introduction to Accounting
Quantitative Studies
Fundamentals of Accounting
IT Fundamentals and Applications
Introduction to Organisation & Management
Organisation & Human Resource 
Principles of Finance
Financial Accounting
Basic Taxation

Business Economics
Management Accounting
Financial Accounting Framework
Financial Management
Business Law
Business Software Packages
Managing Information Systems
Information for Control and Decision Making
Corporate Law & Governance
Principles of Auditing


Compulsory Courses:
English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, English for Communication, English for IELTS, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Public speaking/ Drama/ Social and Work Etiquette, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Co-curricular

Exemptions awarded by professional bodies:

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Graduates of Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting) can proceed to Year 2 of the TAR UC Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) or Bachelor of Business (Hons.) Accounting and Finance programme on credit transfer.

Graduates of this programme can also apply for admission into relevant bachelor degree programmes at TAR UC or other universities on credit transfer.

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