Programme Outline

This programme is designed to provide a comprehensive and vigorous grounding in the discipline of accounting within the broad field of business, producing graduates who can meet the challenges of a rapidly changing global commercial environment. Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills in various aspects of accounting and finance such as financial accounting, cost and management accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, taxation, financial management and analysis and corporate finance.

Career Prospects

The following are examples of career possibilities that students can expect upon graduation.

  • Internal Auditor

  • Business Analyst

  • Finance Officer

  • Management Consultant

  • Inland Revenue Department officer


Accredited by Professional Bodies

The Accounting degree of WOU is accredited by the following international/local professional accounting, financial planning and chartered secretaries bodies:

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - now known as Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)

  • Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA Australia)

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC)

  • Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS)

The Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting fulfills the MIA Qualifying Examinations (MIA QE) entry requirements for the purpose of registering for the MIA Qualifying Examinations. Hence, graduates of the programme may proceed with the application to register as MIA QE candidates and all applications received will then be assessed formally and tabled to the MIA Examination Committee for final approval.

Please note that students need to take the Corporate Finance elective if they want to be eligible to register for the MIA QE.

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