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Swinburne’s Diploma of Accountancy prepares you for entry into the workforce, or to pathway into higher education.

Swinburne’s Diploma of Accountancy prepares you for entry into the workforce, or to pathway into higher education.

Diploma of Accountancy

N/344/4/0556 | MQA/PSA15490

Swinburne’s Diploma of Accountancy prepares you for entry into the workforce, or to pathway into higher education.

Throughout the duration of your study, you will be exposed to sound accounting knowledge and be able to apply theory to practical solutions. Your analytical and creative skills, along with your communicators will also be enhanced.

Upon completion, you’ll be equipped with the appropriate skills and knowledge to be gainfully employed in government and private organizations, a market demand that is ever present for knowledgeable and skilled accountants.

INTAKES
April, September

DURATION

2.5 years

Course details

Course structure

To qualify for the Diploma of Accountancy, students must complete 225 credit points comprising:

  • 3 compulsory units (37.5 credit points)
  • 5 common units (62.5 credit points)
  • 10 discipline units (125 credit points)

Units of study

Module units

  • DBC111 Preparatory English
  • DBC121 Academic English
  • DBF111 Introductory Mathematics

Core units

  • DBB111 Acquiring Business Awareness
  • DBI121 Information Technology
  • DBE211 Economics
  • DBE221 Principles of Economics
  • DBI311 Introduction to Business Information System

Discipline units

  • DBA132 Financial Accounting I
  • DBA134 Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
  • DBA231 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • DBA233 Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • DBA232 Financial Accounting II
  • DBL233 Business Law
  • DBA331 Advanced Management Accounting
  • DBA332 Financial Accounting III
  • DBA334 Introduction to Taxation
  • DBA335 Introduction to Auditing

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM36,090 total
International students
RM42,480 total

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Scholarships

We have a range of scholarships and bursaries that recognises your academic achievement, community service and financial hardship. If you’ve excelled in your previous study, you may be awarded one of our many scholarships and bursaries. Doing well in your studies while with us will also ensure you’re rewarded pathway scholarship for your next level of study.

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Pass in SPM with minimum 3 credits including Mathematics, and a Pass in English; or
  • Pass in STPM with minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject, with credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; or
  • Pass STAM with minimum Maqbul (pass) grade and credit in mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; or
  • Pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and pass in SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject with credit in Mathematics and a pass in English; or
  • Successful completion of an approved tertiary qualified Certificate at Level 3 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework.

English Requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.

Application process

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Career opportunities

Graduates enjoy opportunities for a thriving career prospects in the fields of accounting, auditing, taxation, finance and general consulting.

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