TISSA-UUM is one of the nation's oldest accounting schools, having been established along with Universiti Utara Malaysia in 1984. TISSA-UUM comprises two departments, namely the Department of Accounting and Taxation and Department of Audit and Accounting Information Systems. With its strength of 116 faculty members, TISSA-UUM is proud to be among the largest accounting school in Malaysia. Students applying into its Bachelor of Accounting (Honors) and Bachelor of Accounting (Information Systems) programmes have to go through a stringent process of selection and only the best ones are accepted. TISSA-UUM also has a notable postgraduate division, with a considerable number of international students enrolling in its masters (either by coursework or full research) and Ph.D. programs.


To be an eminent school of accountancy.


To offer high quality accounting programmes and to advance knowledge in accounting so as to serve the global community.


Accounting with Attitude


Toward realising the University's vision to be a Management University of world-class standing, and in line with its motto "KNOWLEDGE, VIRTUE, SERVICE", and with God Almighty's blessing, we hereby pledge with complete resolve and commitment, to honour our clients rights as follows:

To the Students

  • To provide education, facilities, and the best management system based on the established standards.

To the Staff

  • To provide students who are capable.
  • To provide the best facilities to aid work procedures; and
  • To give appropriate incentives and opportunities to expand knowledge with justice for staff development and progress.

To the Nation

  • To provide potential human resource to meet the nation's needs.
  • To provide training, research, and consultancy services to promote the growth and development of knowledge.