BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance


The industry-relevant BSc (Hons.) Accounting & 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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January, April, September
3 Years (full-time)
Career Prospects
  • Chief financial officer
  • Corporate treasurer
  • Financial controller
  • Internal & external auditor
  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant

Programme Structure

Year 1

Principles of Financial Accounting
Business Statistics
Introductory Economics
Principles & Practice of Management
Principles of Business Finance
Business Computing
Business Law
English for Business
Cost Accounting

Year 2

Financial Accounting
Management Accounting
Financial Management
Principles of Auditing
Malaysian Taxation System
Company Law
Financial Institutions & Markets
Communication Skills
Internship 1

Year 3

Corporate Reporting
Investment Management
Business Ethics & Social Responsibilities
International Financial Management
Corporate Finance
Strategic Management
Personal Financial Planning
Internship 2

Electives (choose three in Year 3)

Professional Accounting Electives
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance
Analytics & Entrepreneurship Electives
  • Operations Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting Analytics
  • Accounting Information System

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects

For Local Student

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Community Project
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International Student

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Community Project
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Entry Requirements


Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 principals)


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


Monash University Foundation Year


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

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

Note: For Malaysian students entering using an entry qualification whereby the medium of instruction is not in English, MQA requires the student to possess a MUET or international English proficiency qualification in order to register for the programme.

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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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