Diploma in Accounting

Programme Overview:

This programme provides students with broad base knowledge in financial accounting & reporting, management accounting, finance, economics, management, taxation, auditing, law and information technology & systems. It provides a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in accountancy and finance at the semi-professional level as well as for graduates of this Diploma to further their education and training to be qualified professional accountants.

The Diploma in Accounting has been accredited by professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA.

May and October (May intake for all campuses, while October intake only applicable to Perak and Pahang Branch Campuses)

2 years

KL Main Campus (R/344/4/0286)(08/23)(MQA/FA10789), Penang (R/344/4/0304)(09/23)(MQA/FA10815), Perak (R/344/4/0314)(09/23)(MQA/FA10853), Johor (R/344/4/0410)(09/23)(MQA/FA10857), Sabah (R/344/4/0529)(12/23)(MQA/FA10818) and Pahang (R/344/4/0369)(12/23)(MQA/FA10788) Branch Campuses

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Programme Outline:

Financial Accounting I
Quantitative Studies
Financial Accounting II
IT Fundamentals and Applications
Introduction to Business
Taxation I 
Principles of Finance
Taxation II
Cost and Management Accounting I

Fundamentals of Marketing
Financial Accounting III
Cost and Management Accounting II
Financial Management
Business Law
Computerized Accounting Systems
Managing Information Systems
Financial Accounting IV
Corporate Law & Governance
Principles of Auditing


Compulsory Courses:
English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, English for Communication, English for IELTS, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Public speaking/ Drama/ Social and Work Etiquette, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, *Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Exemption and Progression:

Exemptions awarded by the following professional bodies:

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

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Graduates of Diploma in Accounting can proceed to Year 2 of the TAR UC Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) or Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance programme on credit transfer.

Graduates of this programme can also apply for admission into relevant bachelor degree programmes at TAR UC or other universities on credit transfer.

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Minimum Entry Requirements:



a.) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.

b.) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.

c.) Equivalent qualifications/ qualifications from Other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

d.) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements. 


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Career Prospects:

 Graduates of Diploma in Accounting can find gainful employment in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Administration & Finance in Public Practice
  • Commerce and Industry at the Sub-professional Level
  • Finance Industry & etc
Fees & Financial Aid:

Estimated Total Fees: RM18,000 (Malaysian Student), RM29,000 (International Student)

The estimated total fees may vary by 10%. 

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 Merit scholarship

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 Other scholarship

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 Financial Aid

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For Study Loan, click here.

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Contact Us


TELEPHONE: +603-4145 0241 /(6)011-10548256
FAX: 603-4142 092
EMAIL : fafb@tarc.edu.my

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