B.A. (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

JPT/BPP(R2/344/6/0051)10/26, (MQA/FA0183)

This programme is designed to prepare you to leverage assets, manage budgets, achieve financial efficiencies and maximise investments. It aims to provide you with a solid grounding in the theories, principles and practices in accounting, finance, taxation and auditing. With courses ranging from Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Accounting information system, Taxation and Auditing, this Bachelor’s Degree programme develops the skills required to enhance your analytical and quantitative capabilities – equipping you to pursue a career in the field of Accounting, Finance, Taxation or Auditing.

Professional Certificate

Graduates will be able to obtain exemptions for 8 papers from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Graduates will be able to obtain the maximum 9 papers exemptions out of 13 papers from Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

Graduates will be able to obtain up to 7 credits for prior learning exemptions from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).
Graduates will be able to obtain exemptions of 6 modules from Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC). 

B.A. (Hons) in Accounting & Finance is an accredited program by CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW and MFPC



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Entry Requirements
MUET Band 2  (for Malaysian students), AND
STPM A pass with a minimum Grade C+ (GP2.33) in any two (2) subjects and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
A-Level A pass with a minimum Grade D in any two (2) subjects
STAM A pass with a minimum grade of Jayyid (Good) and credit in Mathematics at the SPM level.
UEC A pass with at least grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics
Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
Diploma in Accounting or related field Minimum CGPA of 2.50

*The requirement to pass Mathematics at SPM level can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics with an equivalent/ higher achievement.


English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

TOEFL 550 (PBT) / 46 (iBT)
Pearson 51

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfill the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination.

Programme Module


  • Foundation of Business


  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Accounting in Society
  • Law for Business
  • Business Economics for Financial Markets
  • Essentials of Information Skills
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments
  • Personal Finance
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing Theory
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Personal Taxation
  • Accounting Information System
  • Corporate Law, Governance and Estate Planning
  • International Finance
  • Contemporary Issues in Finance
  • Retirement Planning and Financial Management
  • Business Aspects of Management Accounting
  • Current Developments in Accounting Theory
  • Auditing Practice
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Developing Business
  • International Business


  • Business Synoptic in Accounting & Finance

Mata Pelajaran Umum


  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia OR
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2


  • Hubungan Etnik OR
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (Malaysian Studies 3)


  • Graduate Preparatory Course OR
  • Personal Branding**


(Choose 3 University Courses from Cat. B-F)


  • Entrepreneurship


  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Theatre and Acting


  • Critical Thinking
  • Professional Development


  • General Anthropology**
  • General Philosophy**
  • General Psychology**
  • General Sociology**


  • Introduction to Golf
  • Outward Bound


  • Ethics and Social Responsibility


  • Co-curriculum

Industrial Training

  • Internship

Malay Language

(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Free Electives

* Students will be able to learn automated accounting systems through Autocount Accounting that will improve their ability to analyse business performance; certificates will be awarded to students after they pass the proficiency examination.


** subject to availability


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Programme Pathway

3 years
Duration of Study

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