Bachelor of Accountancy (HONS)

Dual Award programme

Accounting and Finance
Accounting and finance is a crucial component in the operations, management and survival of organisations.
Every facet of commerce whether it be the chemical industry, or a non for profit organisations, they all require accountants and finance professionals who can record, classify, summarise, interpret and communicate financial information necessary for making informed strategic choices for businesses to grow. These professionals will also help businesses follow correct accounting standards and comply with the law.

The accounting and Finance curricular and program is shaped by industry, which gives our student key insights into a number of areas involving case study analysis and problem solving scenarios. The course delivery is campus based, but almost certainly will be elements of digital delivery, and experiential learning to provide you with the best skill set. KDU is extremely proud of its ability to generate internships and its international and local connections into industry. 
Our flagship Dual Award Degree in Accountancy offers students an outstanding educational experience in which students not only receive a KDU Penang University College degree but also a UK degree award from the University of Lincoln.  Students also enjoy study abroad opportunities, an option available in their last year of studies at the University of Lincoln campus in the UK.

Why study Accounting and Finance?
This degree is ideal for those who thrive on numbers and have an eye for detail. Accounting is generally considered as the language and basic tool for businesses and as accountants, much hinges on the data you produce and present to directors, managers and even the CEO of a large listed company. As a professional accountant, it’s likely you will be employed quickly following graduation.

In most cases, our students go on to finalise their professional certification and become Charted Accountants.

This degree programme provides a pathway to:
  • Professional Accreditation: The Bachelor of Accountancy dual award degree offers 9 full exemptions from the ACCA professional examinations.
  • Postgraduate Study: This programme prepares you with a solid in foundation in Accounting and Finance to enable you to pursue a Master’s degree in Accounting, Banking and Finance.
  • Career opportunities: Accounting covers a multiplicity of career paths - including Auditing, Forensic Accounting, Public and Private sectors in the economy. Many trained accountants go onto become CEOs of leading listed company. 
Dual Award title:
KDU Penang University College AwardUniversity of Lincoln Award
Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons)BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance (Dual Award)

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Programme Structure
3.5 years
KDU Penang University College
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Business Ethics
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Reporting 1
  • Audit & Assurance Services 1
  • Malaysian Company Law
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility
  • Business Law
  • Financial Reporting 2
  • Audit & Assurance Services 2
  • Management Accounting
  • Electives 1


  • Taxation 1
  • Advanced Financial Accountancy 1
  • Advanced Financial Management 1
  • Advanced Management Accountancy 1
  • Taxation 2
  • Advanced Financial Accountancy 2
  • Advanced Financial Management 2
  • Advanced Management Accountancy 2
  • Electives 2
  • Electives 3
  • Internship
  • Business Software Package
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Employability Skills
  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership in Organisation
  • Contemporary Issues in Management
  • Organisational Change Management
  • Management of Organisations
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics & Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • IELTS Preparatory Course
  • Ethics and Moral 3
  • Holistic Professional Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
  • 15 Jan
  • 18 Jun
  • 10 Sep
  • 22 Oct

  • RM62,640

  • RM68,890
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Finance should not be a barrier to enrolling in this leading dual award award programme. We challenge you to find a  better value dual award degree in Penang. Speak to our consultants for more information.
  • Access a UK degree from a highly regarded UK University. The University of Lincoln (UK) has been rated the UK’s number one modern university by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • Receive two degree certificates and two transcripts from both institutions.
  • For Accountancy the University of Lincoln (UK) are consistently ranked number one in the entire UK by the National Student survey.
  • Receive the maximum ACCA exemptions possible. Our Accounting curriculum has been acknowledged by ACCA as meeting their rigorous international standards.
  • Study abroad opportunities.
  • Internship opportunities supported by our job placement office. A recent survey indicates that 96% of our graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation.
Entry Requirements
  • STPM
2 Principal Passes with minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) & Credit in Math at SPM level
  • GCE ‘A’ Level 
Minimum Standard
2 Principal Passes (EE) and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O- Level

Dual Award Required Standard
2 Principal Passes (CC) and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O- Level
Applicant without 2 Principal Passes (CC) may be considered on a case by case basis by the Dual Award University partner
  • UEC
5 Credits (Min Grade B) including Math at UEC/SPM level
  • Foundation/Matriculation
Minimum Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 2.50 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level

Dual Award Required Standard
Pass with CGPA ≥ 3.00 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level
  • Australian Matriculation/ Foundation
Minimum Standard
ATAR score of 55
Dual Award Required Standard
ATAR score of 70
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
29/42 points from 6 subjects
  • Diploma
Diploma in Accounting or related field, or equivalent with CGPA ≥ 2.50 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM level
Local & International StudentsYear 1
 Minimum StandardDual Award
Required Standard
 MUET Band 2; orMUET Band 4; or
 IELTS Band 5.5; orIELTS Band 6
(with no component below 5.5); or
(Computer based 210); or (Internet based 66)
(Computer based 220); or (Internet based 79)
 If applicants score between the minimum English language standard and the required dual award standard then other listed English qualifications will be considered if they decide to pursue the dual award programme.
  • SPM English Credit (Min C); or
  • SPM 1119 (O-Level English) (Min C); or
  • UEC English (Min B6); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015)169, with no element below 162; or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced CAE (Pre 2015) B2; or
  • PTE Academic 54; or KDU English Entrance Test 73
Year 2
  1. KDU Diploma in Accounting; or
  2. Diploma in Accounting or related field from other institutions (conducted in English)
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Date :
18 April 2018
Time :
16 May 2018
Venue :
KDU Penang University College
Date :
24 April 2018
Time :
10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Venue :
Auditorium, KDU Penang University College