Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Overview

The industry-relevant Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Accounting and Finance is recognised by renowned global professional bodies and focuses on key areas comprising corporate reporting, financial control, audit engagement, treasury, performance management, regulatory compliance and professional ethics. In line with the goal of the International Federation of Accountants on “Accounting for Sustainability”, you will also be guided to embrace sustainability when making professional decisions in your future career.

This degree provides you with an in-depth understanding of how accounting and finance fit into the broader context of business and management. You will be equipped with vital critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic business world characterised by constant change and innovation. As digitalisation is reinventing the key competencies of the talents in the accounting and finance profession, data management and analytics related modules are being introduced in our enhanced curriculum.

In addition to these technical skills, the curriculum places importance on the development of soft skills such as communication, negotiation, teamwork and leadership which are essential for personal and professional development and growth. Our two internships offers valuable opportunity to acquire expanded skill sets, establish a broader professional network, and boost self-confidence. These experiences will enable you to gain diverse exposure, develop valuable skills, and forge connections with industry professionals, thereby enhancing your career prospects. Consequently, Sunway graduates are highly sought after by top employers around the world.

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will also be awarded a degree from Lancaster University in addition to the Sunway University degree. 

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Intakes
January, April, September
Duration
3 Years (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Chief financial officer
  • Corporate treasurer
  • Financial controller
  • Internal & external auditor
  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant
Estimated Annual Course Fee
  • RM36,600
    for Malaysian students
  • USD8,387
    for international students
International students must pay their fees in RM equivalent. The USD here is just an indicative/estimation and subject to the prevalent exchange rate

Programme Structure

Year 1

Business Law
Cost Accounting
English for Business
Principles of Business Finance
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Business Analytics
Principles of Economics
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing

Year 2

Accounting & Financial Information Systems & Analytics
Company Law
Financial Accounting
Financial Institutions and Markets
Financial Management
Internship 1
Malaysian Taxation System
Management Accounting
Principles of Auditing

Year 3

Corporate Finance
Corporate Reporting
Ethics and Corporate Governance
International Financial Management
Internship 2
Investment Management
Strategic Management
Sustainable Development and Finance

Year 3 Electives (choose 2)

Professional Accounting Stream
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance
Fintech Stream
  • Financial Technology
  • Fixed Income Market and Instruments
  • Islamic Banking, Securities and Finance
  • Money, Banking and Digital Currency
Business Analytics Stream
  • Advanced Data Visualisation
  • Business Intelligence Applications
Entrepreneurship Stream
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Global Context
  • Transformative Entrepreneurship in a Digital World

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects

 

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues

 

For International Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Malay Language for Communication 2

 

For All Students

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skills
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
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Entry Requirements

STPM

Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 principals)

A-Level

Minimum 14 points (at least 2 subjects)

Note: For A-Level points calculation

A = 10 points

B = 8 points

C = 6 points

D = 4 points

E = 2 points

Australian Matriculation

ATAR 60%

Canadian Matriculation

60%

Monash University Foundation Year

60%

Sunway Foundation in Arts

CGPA 2.5

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology

CGPA 2.5

*Sunway Diploma

CGPA 2.50
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

Unified Examination Certificate

Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)

International Baccalaureate

Completed with 27 points in 6 subjects

Other Qualifications

Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

APEL.A

An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-6) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
(Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent

Additional Requirements for Certain International Students

International students from certain countries that want to take some Sunway University degree programmes (for example programmes in partnership with Lancaster University) will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP). This is a requirement to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree awarded by Sunway’s partner institution. Students are required to pass all the subjects with grade C or above to progress to the degree programme.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 6.0
  • MUET Band 4
  • SPM English B3 or B+
  • UEC English B4
  • O-Level English (1119) Credit
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Recognition & Exemptions From Professional Bodies

 

 

 

 

 

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about the scholarships and financial aid, please visit the SEG Scholarships website.

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