UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Accounting
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Diploma in Accounting provides a solid foundation of knowledge in the areas of accounting and other functional areas of business that are relevant in the preparation of accounts and financial reports. This programme is also a step towards a professional degree in accounting and a productive career in related financial fields.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:
  • Pass SPM with at least credit in three (3) subjects including Mathematics and pass in English; OR
  • Pass STPM with a minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any subjects and credit in Mathematics and pass in English in SPM;  OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul and credit in Mathematics and pass in English in SPM;  OR
  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in the related field, and pass in SPM or its equivalent, with at least 1 credit in any subjects and credit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 3 with a minimum of 1 credit in any subjects and credit in Mathematics and pass in English; OR
  • Any recognized certificate or its equivalent in the related field
  • Applicants into the Diploma’s programmes (level 5, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 8 Semesters / 2 + 1/2 Years

Year 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Skill Enhancement
  • Microeconomics
  • Pengajian Malaysia/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (Int)
  • Business Mathematics
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Introduction to finance
  • Interpersonal and Communicational Skills
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Taxation
  • English 3
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Financial Accounting III
  • Community Service
Year 2
  • Accounting for Costs
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Ethics and Values
  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting IV
  • Computerised Accounting System
  • Introduction to Company Law
  • Taxation for Decision Making 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Auditing
  • Introduction to ECommerce
  • Management Accounting
Year 3
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects
  • Junior Accounts Executive
  • Assistant Payroll Supervisor
  • Assistant Financial Executive
  • Junior Audit Executive
  • Accounts Payable Executive
  • Assistant Credit Officer
  • HR and Administrative Assistant / Executive

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Foundation and Diploma programmes are required to take ALL English courses listed in their respective programme structures, beginning with English 1 (Diploma) and Listening and Speaking Skills (Foundation).
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia