About the Course

MSU’s diploma programme in accountancy combines studies in accounting with those of law, finance, and management. You will graduate with the expected ability to assist the accountant in managing accounting reports. Your subjects of study include financial accounting, microeconomics, business law, taxation, audit, and financial management. Your lecturers are industry professionals, and the learning opportunities and experiences we provide you will add depth and breadth to your understanding and develop both your trade and life skills. An internship or industry project at the end of your studies ensures your industry-readiness for a career in accountancy.

Entry Requirements

You will need THREE (3) Credits at SPM level including in Mathematics; OR a PTPL Certificate in Business Management with a Pass in all subjects; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate. 

Diploma in Accounting (DIA) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme by the Department of Accounting and Finance at MSU’s Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP).  

Duration of Study

2 ½ years


 (R3/344/4/0054) (07/27) (MQA/A8448)


RM20,000 - RM25,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees



The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students



Among the Courses Offered
Year One
  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Introduction to Statistics
Year Two
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation I
  • Audit
  • Financial Statement Analysis
Year Three
  • Accounting Information System
  • Partnership and Company Law
  • Taxation II
Career Prospects
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Tax Assistant
  • Junior Payroll Officer
  • Junior Budget Officer
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