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DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING (N/344/4/0227)
ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING (N/344/4/0228)

Diploma in Professional Accounting programme is the first step towards being a professional accountant.

The programme is practical yet comprehensive, is designed to meet the need for training in fundamental business practices with an emphasis on general accounting and finance principles. In addition, they will be able to communicate effectively with other management professionals and business stakeholders synthesising issues in accounting and finance, operations, marketing, people and organisations.

Both levels of programmes are mapped closely to ACCA and ICAEW syllabus. Both professional awarding bodies grant up to 6 papers exemptions to Diploma graduates; and 8 papers exemptions to Advanced Diploma graduates on progression to Professional level qualifications offered by the same department.

Graduates can also choose to continue to other accounting degrees in:

(1) Year 1 Semester 2 of Sunway University’s BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance or BSc (Hons) Business Studies; validated by Lancaster University

(2) Year 2 of Victoria University’s Bachelor of Business (any major)

Articulation for progression to degree qualifications offered by Nottingham University Malaysia have also been established.

The programmes are delivered on a full time basis. Examination papers are moderated by other faculties in ensuring assessments standards and assignments are maintained at a standard to local or overseas higher educational institution and requirement of workforce in accounting professions.

All subjects are internally assessed. It has a balanced assessment between 40% Coursework and 60% final examination. The Coursework covering quizzes, assignments and a mid-term test is expected to be completed before the semester’s final examination.

Students have the opportunity to go on field trips as part of their practical exposure and insights to the real working environment.

There are 2 academic intakes per year:
* March
* July


For further enquiries, you may write in to info@sunway.edu.my or contact us at +6 03 7491 8622