Bachelor of Accounting (IS)(Hons)- B.Acct (IS)(Hons)
The Bachelor of Accounting (Information Systems) (Hons) is offered to add value to the accounting programme in line with the development in information system technology. The programme is established and developed considering the requirement of accounting professional body in Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) to be consistent with other accountancy degree programme offered by other local and foreign universities. The programme is continuously reviewed to ensure that graduates possess the necessary knowledge and skills in accounting and information system technology, as well as are able to apply the knowledge and skills in an ethical and professional manner.
The aim of the Bachelor of Accounting (Information Systems)(Hons) [(B.Acct.)(IS)(Hons.)] programme is to produce competent accounting graduates who are professionally prepared to meet the challenges of the dynamic global business environment.
PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)
The School aspires to develop students as:
- Graduates who are competent in applying accounting and other relevant knowledge and skills in exercising their leadership roles.
- Graduates who possess the ability to think critically, and communicate and collaborate effectively.
- Graduates who act ethically and professionally, possess entrepreneurial capability and pursue continuous professional development through lifelong learning.
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES
Prepare, apply, interpret and evaluate financial and non-financial information in accordance with approved accounting standards to assist them in making business and organisational decisions.
Acquire accounting and non-accounting information and apply them in performing financial, audit and taxation functions.
Apply, design, manage and assess business information systems in enabling them to handle opportunities and challenges of the rapid growth in the business environment.
Demonstrate ability in (a) problem diagnosis, and (b) application of current knowledge or theories in solving problems in the dynamic global business environment.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills and teamwork.
Demonstrate awareness of ethics in the execution of their accountability.
Demonstrate commitment to life-long learning and professional development.
Demonstrate leadership qualities.
Demonstrate entrepreneurial skills.
The establishment and development of the accountancy programme is to produce graduates who possess specific knowledge in accounting with necessary skills in information technology, culture, ethics in work place and business. The programme is aimed to produce professional accountants who are able to convert theory into practice as well as are able to analyze and solve business and accounting issues. Graduates can choose to work as managers, business consultants, accountants, auditors or even entrepreneurs. With the accountancy degree, Bachelor of Accountancy (Information Systems) (Hons), and working experience in the relevant field, graduates are eligible to apply as certified accountant and become a member of the accounting professional body in Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). The accountancy programme is also recognised by other accountancy professional bodies, MICPA, ACCA (UK), CIMA (UK), CPA (Australia) and NIA (Australia).
A program of Bachelor of Accounting (Information Systems) with Honours comprises three components as follows:
|A. UNIVERSITY CORE||16|
|B. PROGRAMME CORE||117|
|C. PROGRAM ELECTIVE||9|
In order to be conferred with a Bachelor of Accounting (Information Systems) (Hons.) degree, a student must take and pass a minimum of 142 credits following the structure as below:
A. UNIVERSITY CORE
|Islamic and Asian Civilization|
|Nationhood of Malaysia|
|Introduction to Entrepreneurship|
B. PROGRAMME CORE
|Financial Accounting and Reporting (5 papers)|
|Management Accounting (3 papers)|
|Audit and Assurance (2 papers)|
|Taxation (2 papers)|
|Accounting Information System (6 papers)|
|Public Sector Accounting|
|Company Secretarial Practice|
|Risk Management and Corporate Governance|
|Integrated Case Study|
|Management (3 papers)|
|Finance (3 papers)|
|Law (2 papers)|
|Economics (2 papers)|
|Mathematics/ Statistics (2 papers)|
|Practicum (6 months)|
C. PROGRAM ELECTIVE
It is COMPULSORY for students to choose THREE (3) courses from the following:
|Strategic Planning for Accounting Information Systems|
|Seminar in Accounting Information Systems|
|Governance of Enterprise Information Technology|
|Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Business Applications using Spreadsheet|
|E-Commerce in Accounting|