CAT/ACCA Accounting Programme

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Entry Requirements

Professional Entry Route (PER)

Aged 18 years and above, with a minimum of 5 SPM / O-Level credits, including English and Mathematics, or equivalent.

In addition, students must fulfil one of the criteria below:

STPM/ A-Level2 credits PLUS 3 credits in SPM/ O-level (including Eng and Maths)
UEC5Bs (including English and Maths)
Any foundations approved by MQAAverage mark of 60% and above

*This foundation qualification refer to the foundation programme that developed by the college such as Sunway Foundation in Arts (FIA), Taylor’s Business Foundation
LCCI Level 4Pass
AUSMAT/ SAMATAR 70 PLUS 3 credits in SPM/ O-level (including Eng and Maths)
CIMP/ CPU60% PLUS 3 credits in SPM/ O-level (including Eng and Maths)
International Baccalaureate (IB)

Minimum of 24 points (excluding bonus points)


Should you have a relevant degree from an ACCA-accredited institution, you may be granted exemptions of up to all 9 Papers at the Fundamentals Level. No exemptions are awarded at the Professional Level.


Exemption is awarded on the basis of qualifications which contain relevant content to ACCA papers at Fundamentals Level. No exemption is awarded at Professional Level. For information on exemption enquiry, refer to the ACCA website

Students with the following English Language qualification may be exempted from CSB.

  • TOEFL 550 (computer-based test 213)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • MUET Band 5
  • Graduates / Diploma holders of accounting and business degrees from recognised institutions where English is the medium of instruction.