Graduate Diploma in Accounting

(N-DL/344/6/0525) (MQA/PA9725) (10/23)

Graduate Diploma in Accounting
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting program (GDA) provides the foundation knowledge needed to begin a career path in accounting and finance with broad –based business studies. Upon completion, graduates will be able to apply for certifications from various professional accounting bodies.
The graduates can also prepare themselves to work in a auditing firms, banking sectors, consultation agencies or government agencies.

Programme Highlights

  • The programme is internationally benchmarked, approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • Interactive learning activities, assignments, online discussion.
  • Easy access to myPLS anytime, anywhere any devices.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e- books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the role of accounting in private and public sector organisations;
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with applicable approved accounting standards;
  • Provide financial and non-financial information to help organisations make decisions;
  • Interpret and evaluate financial and non-financial information for decision for decision making propose;
  • Use and evaluate information technologies and system for the attainment of organisational objectives;
  • Prepare tax computation and understand tax advisory for individuals and business entities.
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:

PA9725

Programme Code:

(N-DL/344/6/0525) (MQA/PA9725) (10/23)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years and 4 months (7 semesters)

Assessment:

Assignments: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

Core Subjects

  • Strategic Management
  • Business & Company Law
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Applied Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Accounting Theory & Practice
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Corporate Financial Reporting & Disclosure
  • Auditing & Assurance
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Introduction to Taxation & Planning
  • Corporate Finance & Management

Electives

  • Business Organisations 

Most subjects are offered as project-based learning with strong emphasis on the practical components

General

Applicable to Malaysian Students only

  • Islamic & Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project

Applicable to International Students (in Malaysia) only

  • Malay Language & Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:

PA9725

Programme Code:

(N-DL/344/6/0525) (MQA/PA9725) (10/23)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years and 4 months (7 semesters)

Assessment:

Assignments: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International Students:

Regular Entry

  • STPM / ‘A’ Level with minimum CGPA 2.0 in any two (2) subjects or equivalent qualifications;
  • Recognised Diploma with a minimum CGPA 2.00 or equivalent; AND
  • 2 years of work experience; OR
  • A Graduate Certificate in the relevant field.

For Malaysian students only:

Flexible Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • 21 years of age.
  • Possess relevant working experience. 

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • IELTS 5.5; OR
  • TOEFL 550; OR
  • Other equivalent Tests.

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the university’s Admission Unit.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:

PA9725

Programme Code:

(N-DL/344/6/0525) (MQA/PA9725) (10/23)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years and 4 months (7 semesters)

Assessment:

Assignments: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International students:*

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:*

  • 10% discount is offered to students who pay in full their annual tuition fee in one payment
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • PTPTN loan assistance

*Terms and conditions apply

For more details on the discounts and financial incentives, click HERE.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:

PA9725

Programme Code:

(N-DL/344/6/0525) (MQA/PA9725) (10/23)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

2 years and 4 months (7 semesters)

Assessment:

Assignments: 60%
Final Exam: 40%