Professional qualification & accreditation

Recognition and Accreditation from International Professional Accounting Bodies

Professional qualification & accreditation

Recognition and Accreditation from International Professional Accounting Bodies

Our degrees in Accounting and Accounting and Finance major are accredited by the following international professional accounting bodies:

These professional bodies are recognised under the Accountants’ Act 1967 1st Schedule Part II (https://www.mia.org.my/v2/Membership/services/act.aspx), whose members can be admitted as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

MIA is established under the Accountants Act 1967 with the main purpose of governing the accounting profession in Malaysia.

For more information about MIA (https://www.mia.org.my/v2/) and news about the accounting profession in Malaysia, please click https://www.at-mia.my/

ACCA Accelerate Programme

In 2016, Swinburne Sarawak had signed ACCA Accelerate agreement with ACCA. This agreement enables Swinburne degree students (Accounting or Accounting & Finance) who have passed their Year One units to be registered under the ACCA Accelerate Programme. Under such programme, students are exempted from 9 papers in the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skill level exam. They can undertake their study to sit for the last 4 Professional Level papers. In addition, students enjoy a significant reduction in initial registration fee, exemption fees and waiver of annual subscription fee up to the year of graduation.

ACCA Professional Level papers

Essential Module:

Strategic Business Leaders(SBL)

Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)

Options (choose 2 out of 4):

Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Performance Management

Advanced Taxation

Advanced Audit and Assurance

Intake: January and July (for June and December examination)

Course duration: 90 hours

For more information about the ACCA Professional Level examination, please click https://www.accaglobal.com/gb/en/student/getting-started/acca-qualification-structure.html

CPA Australia Programme

CPA Australia allows students in the final semester of Accounting or Accounting and Finance degree to register and sit for Ethics and Governance paper.

All other professional level papers can only be attempted after graduation.

CPA Professional Examinations

Ethics and Governance

Financial Reporting

Strategic Management Accounting

Global Strategy and Leadership

2 electives

(Total: 6 papers)

Intakes: February and August (for April and October examination)

Course duration: 36 hours

For more information about CPA Australia Professional Exam, please click https://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/cpa-program/cpa-program-candidates/your-enrolment/cpa-program-subjects