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Business & Accounting


The Diploma in Accounting at Nilai University is a 2 ½ year 7 semesters) programme that provides studet with a promising head start into enormous careers in accounting and its related fields. The different courses in the programme provide student with a solid grounding in accounting consepts and principles and its applications, taxation, auditing, business laws, economics, business orginazation and other relevant business areas.

“It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there in the job market and anything that will help me improve my prospects is most welcome,” says Lai Jiunn Jien, who is in his final semester of the BBA (Hons) in Human Resource Management programme at Nilai University (Nilai U).  He was referring to the enhanced certification which he has just received from the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM).
It was like a scene out of a feel-good romantic movie as Bernard Yow Meng Wei, having just received his scroll at Nilai University’s graduation ceremony, got on one knee, whipped out the mandatory expensive jewellery, and popped the question.
Khasyahar Sanjabi was adamant that he would not make the same mistake twice. Having arrived in these shores six years ago, the young Iranian had enrolled in a pre-university programme and then a Mechatronics degree at a local private university in the Klang Valley. This was based on the recommendations of an agent in Teheran. However, after two years, Khasyahar found his grades slipping to the point of failing and he was horribly uncomfortable in the ultra-crowded urban setting of the city campus.
“I keep being mistaken as a local, especially at the night markets where the vendors insist on speaking to me in Malay!” states Maeesha Ibrahim, who hails from Fuvahmulah, Republic of Maldives. The 21-year old first arrived in Malaysian four years ago to pursue a Diploma in Business Administration at Nilai University (Nilai U). “In the beginning, the language barrier made it pretty difficult.
Bright, bubbly and armed with a winning smile, Yee Yin Sinn certainly has plenty to grin about. She recently graduated from the BBA in Management programme with first class honours at Nilai University (Nilai U). She was also named Valedictorian for the Class of 2014. “Truth be told, I had worked very hard to try score first class honours but I wasn’t expecting to be named Valedictorian,” she beams. “It is a wonderful honour and I believe this will certainly help open doors in my career.”
“I was a pure science stream student. I excelled in chemistry, biology and maths and had never done any accounting,” declares Felicia Tan Hui Ying. Her initial lack of accounting experience certainly did not hamper her as she was recently awarded the Graham Upton Achievement award. This award is dished out annually at Nilai University’s convocation for the outstanding graduate of the 3+0 Oxford Brookes University degree programme at Nilai University (Nilai U).
Cheah Song Lin is the proud recipient of the BDO Award at Nilai University’s convocation this year. The cash award is conferred to the student who scores the highest CGPA in the BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance programme and is sponsored by BDO Malaysia, a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest professional services firm. However, the route to this triumphant point has been far from straightforward for this former student of SMK Ibrahim, Sungai Petani, Kedah.

This established and internationally-recognised diploma develops your understanding of the business environment and equips you with the skills and knowledge in business. You will also be introduced to the fundamentals of business administration, economics, business management, marketing, business law, finance and business communications.

The B.A (Hons) in Accounting & Finance aims to provide you a solid grounding on the theories, principles and practices in accounting, finance, taxation and auditing.