In line with Malaysia’s aspirations to become a developed nation, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), projected that the nation requires 60,000 accounting professionals by 2020, up from the 32,000 registered with MIA at the end of 2016, according to the MIA Annual Report 2016.
Our programme is industry-relevant and recognised by renowned global professional bodies with key areas of focus comprising corporate reporting, financial control, audit engagement, treasury, performance management, regulatory compliance and professional ethics.
This degree provides you with an in-depth understanding of how accounting and finance fit into the broader context of business and management.You will be equipped with the critical thinking and problem solving skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic business world characterised by constant change and innovation. In addition to these technical skills, the curriculum places importance on the development of soft skills such as communication, negotiation, teamwork and leadership which are essential for personal and professional development and growth. Consequently, Sunway graduates are highly sought after by top employers around the world.
On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will also be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
January, March & August
3 Years (full-time)
Professional Accounting Electives
Analytics & Advanced Entrepreneurship Electives
Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (minimum 2 principals)
Minimum 14 points (at least 2 subjects)
Monash University Foundation Year
Sunway Foundation in Arts
Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
* Students may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.
Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 25 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics)
Completed with 27 points in 6 subjects
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis
Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.
Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.
IELTS or equivalent 6.0
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
ESL/English Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English
Note: For Malaysian students entering using an entry qualification whereby the medium of instruction is not in English, MQA requires the student to possess a MUET or international English proficiency qualification in order to register for the programme.