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MA (Hons) Accounting and Business Finance

MA (Hons) Accounting and Business Finance

Programme Information

Qualification

Master's Degree

Duration

3 Years

Intake

January, September

Tuition Fee

RM 106500

Overseas Program

Available

Location

Selangor

Overview

Our Accounting and Business Finance programme is a specialist degree, particularly suited to those seeking entry into the accounting profession, financial services or financial management. The value of such studies is also recognised by professional accountancy bodies which offer examination exemptions.

Entry Requirements

  • Foundation Year Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Science or Business: CCCC
  • A-Level/STPM: CCC
  • UEC: 20 points or less (5 subjects not less than B grade)
  • WACE/SACE: ATAR 70
  • CPU: 70%
  • SMA 3 (Indonesia): 7.5
  • IB Diploma: 25 points
  • Diploma or any other relevant qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government,  acceptable to the University

Special requirements

In addition to the entry requirements above, we also require a minimum B in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level or equivalent. Special English requirements may also apply.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

If you do not have IELTS 6.0, we offer a Pre-Sessional English Programme (PSEP) prior to commencing your studies.

Course Outline

Year 1

  • Business Accounting and Assurance
  • Finance and Financial Statistics
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting in Organisations
  • Choose 4 optional or elective courses

Optional courses available for Year 1 include:

  • Management in a Global Context
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Entities
  • Organisational Behaviour

Elective courses are also taken.

Year 2

  • Management Accounting Techniques and Decisions
  • Business Research Methods
  • Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting
  • Choose 5 optional or elective courses

Optional courses available for Year 2 include:

  • Financial Markets Theory
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Corporate Financial Theory
  • Taxation in Malaysia
  • Strategic Management

Elective courses are also taken.

Year 3

  • Choose 6 optional courses

Across both semesters

  • Dissertation

Optional courses available for Year 3 include:

  • Managerial Accounting: Decision Making
  • Agency Theory and Corporate Governance
  • Case Studies in Financial Management
  • International Accounting
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Contemporary Issues in Finance

 

*Information correct at time of publication and may be subject to change

Programme Information

Qualification

Master's Degree

Duration

3 Years

Intake

January, September

Tuition Fee

RM 106500

Overseas Program

Available

Location

Selangor