Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)

Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)


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Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)


Brief introduction

The Department of Accounting aims to produce accounting graduates who are professionally competent and observe ethical norms. As such, the accounting curriculum has been designed to provide the conceptual framework of accounting by integrating components of Islamic and accounting knowledge. In addition, the programme offers elective courses in specific areas of accounting to meet the need for accounting with an Islamic perspective such as Accounting for Islamic Banks, Zakat Accounting and Accounting, Auditing & Governance of Islamic Financial Institutions. The programme has been granted maximum exemption of examination papers by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the CPA (Australia). 
Graduates of IIUM, within 3-5 years after graduation, will be expected to become:
• Accounting practitioners who apply fundamental knowledge and practical skills in contributing to the betterment of the private and public organisations globally.
• Accounting practitioners who lead and effectively communicate with team members in solving workplace and professional issues.
• Accounting practitioners who demonstrate strong Islamic values encompassing professional and ethical responsibilities to the profession, society and the environment.
• Accounting practitioners who continuously enhance their professional skills through lifelong learning and professional development.
The graduates with three years of experience in accounting are recognized by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) for entry as Chartered Accountants (CA).


Program Outcome

The learning outcomes of the BAcc programme are as follows:



Outcome Domain


Identify, classify, record, summarize and report economic events which affect organizations. Define and explain basic concepts in financial and managerial accounting as well as taxation, finance and audit, whilst incorporating the Islamic perspective where relevant.



Prepare financial statements in accordance with nationally and internationally accepted financial reporting standards for organizations and groups of organizations. Perform simple and complex audits, apply essential finance concept, prepare tax returns and advise on tax matters in compliance with regulation and standards.

Practical Skills


Provide services to the community based on learned knowledge, and cooperate with different stakeholders for the benefit of the society (ummah).

Social skills and Responsibilities


Behave in accordance with professional ethics and Islamic values.

Value, Attitudes and Professionalism


Communicate effectively with various stakeholders, whether verbally or in written form.



Process and evaluate financial data and non-financial information, as well as suggest solutions to accounting issues taking into consideration professional ethics and Islamic values.

Problem Solving and Scientific Skills


Use, evaluate and manage information technologies and systems for the efficient attainment of organizational objectives; and demonstrate an ability to learn continuously and develop professionally in tandem with the changes in the business world.

Information Management and Lifelong Learning Skills


Analyse financial and non-financial information to make optimal managerial decisions, which are ethical, at the operational, tactical and strategic levels.

Managerial and Entrepreneurial Skills


Work collaboratively in a management team as well as demonstrate leadership qualities.

Leadership and Team Skills


Career Opportunities

Students graduating with Bachelor of Accounting can develop their career as Accountants, Auditors, Bank Executives, Financial Analysts and Advisors, Tax Advisors, Academicians and Entrepreneurs. They can also take up leadership roles in major organizations in industry and commerce, in academic as well as in  public sector.


Program Structure

(A)    University Required Courses                                                                   20
              (i)     Philosophy, Values and History                   4
              (ii)    Soft Skills                                                10
              (iii)   Malaysian Studies                                      4
              (iv)   Community Engagement                            2     
(B)    Kulliyyah Required Courses                                     33
(C)    Department Required Courses                                 69
(D)    Department Elective Courses                                  15   
(E)    Practical Training                                                   12                          

Total Requirements for Graduation                                149           


Duration of Study

The course takes four years of full-time study to complete.




* Majority of our students complete in normal period





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