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Faculty of Accountancy

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  • Introduction
  • Diploma - AC110
  • Degree - AC220
Dr. Marzlin Marzuki
Head of Faculty
Faculty of Accountancy
Universiti Teknologi MARA Kedah
Tel : 04-456 2153
Fax : 04-456 2234
Email : marzlinm@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Jurina Ismail
Coordinator
Department of Accountancy
Faculty of Accountancy
Universiti Teknologi MARA Kedah
Tel : 04-456 2153
Fax : 04-456 2234
Email : jurina573@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Introduction

The Department of Accounting offers Accountancy programme to train Bumiputera students in the field of accountancy at a semi-professional level. The lecturers are fully trained; and they specialise in 6 main areas: Financial Accounting,  Costing and Management Accounting , Financial Management/Finance , Computerized Accounting , Auditing, and  Taxation.  Currently, there are 29 lecturers in the Department of Accounting, 265 students pursuing the Degree of Accounting and 607 students pursuing the Diploma in Accountancy.

Link to the Official Portal of the Faculty of Accounting, UiTM Malaysia
AC110 - Diploma in Accountancy
Programme Information
The DIA programme has been designed with the objective of training Bumiputera in the field of Accountancy at a sub professional level.
Entry Requirements
Passed SPM or equivalent qualifications by Malaysian government with credits in 5 subjects including Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics and English Language.

Intake
Intake will be carried out twice a year: - 
     - July – Students Enrollment Management of Department (UPU)
     - December – Universiti Teknologi MARA

Duration
This programme is divided into 6 semesters (3 years).

Opportunities for Further Studies

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Graduates Diploma in Accountancy can continue their study in locally or foreign university to pursue Bachelor (Hons). UiTM also offers  Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) both full time (2 ½ years) and part time (3 ½ years).

- Graduates Diploma in Accountancy can also pursue their study in Professional Programme such as:
     - ACCA (UK) - The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
     - CIMA (UK) - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
     - MICPA - Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Diploma in Accountancy UiTM has been recognized as semi-professional programme by the government of Malaysia. Therefore, graduates of Diploma in Accountancy will be given exemption for certain subjects in professional programme.
Career Prospects
Graduates of Diploma in Accountancy can pursue professional career as the certified Accountant. Diploma in Accountancy holder can work as Assistant Accountant, Auditor, Bank Officer and Executive Officer in both government and private sectors.
AC220 - Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons)
Programme Information
The Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) programme was introduced at UiTM Sungai Petani (Kedah ) in 2011. It has been designed with the objective of providing accounting education at professional level to meet the demands of both the public and private sectors. This programme is fully recognized by the government as a professional qualification, and other related body, Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA) as a professional qualification.

Entry Requirements
Full Time Programme

 - Applicants with STPM with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.00 in Accounting / Economics and any ONE (1) subject excluding General Studies.
 - Applicants with Asasi UiTM/Matriculation/PASUM with cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.00 in any TWO (2) subjects indlucing Accounting / Economics and CGPA of at least 2.00 in any ONE (1) other subject.
 - Applicants with Diploma in Accountancy / Diploma in Accounting Information System from UiTM with CGPA of at least 2.75. Candidate with minimum CGPA 2.50 need to have at least two (2) years relevant working experience.
 - Applicants with Diploma in Business Studines, Diploma in Banking and Diploma in Investment Analysis from UiTM should have a minimum CGPA of 3.00.
 - Applicants with Diploma in Accountancy from other institutions recognized by the Government) should have a minimum CGPA of 3.50. Candidates with minimum CGPA 3.00 need to have at least two (2) years relevant working experience.
 - AND passed SPM/equivalent with grade 5C in Mathematics/Add Mathematics and grade 6C in English
 - AND MUET level 1

Intake
Intake will be carried out twice a year: - 
     - July – Students Enrollment Management of Department (UPU)
     - December – Universiti Teknologi MARA

Duration

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The duration of this programme is 4 years (8 semesters) for graduates from STPM/Matriculation or any equivalent qualification.

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Students who have completed Diploma in Accountancy, UiTM will begin the programme at semester four (4).

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Other Diploma candidates may also apply for credit transfer if they fulfill UiTM transfer credit requirements.