Diploma in Accounting

Diploma in Accounting (DACC)

Programme Intakes
January, April, August




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with professional bodies


Academic Industrial Advisory Board (AIAB)


Accounting & Finance Webinar Series



The Diploma in Accounting programme is the first diploma programme approved to offer ACCA Accelerated Pathway. This programme boosts employability by equipping students with in-demand skills that cater to the modern world of business.

DACC gives students the opportunity to progress into professional accounting qualifications like ACCA and ICAEW. Alternatively, students can advance into their Accounting degrees at Sunway University or Victoria University.



Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments & Examinations 50% coursework & 50% final examination


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM / O-Level Pass with min. 3 credits (including Mathematics and a pass in English)
UEC  Pass with min. 3 Bs (including Mathematics and a pass in English)
LCCI Level 3 Diploma Pass
Other Equivalent Qualifications
  • Pass in any qualification equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF)
  • Must be accredited by MQA

English Language Requirement

*For International Students only

IELTS - Minimum Band 5.5 OR equivalent

Choice of Subjects

Year 1

Students will learn the following subjects in the first year
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Application
  • Cost Accounting
  • Cost Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication II
  • English for Business Communication
  • Employability Skills


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Computerised Accounting System
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Malaysian Taxation
  • Company Law
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Organisation
  • Introduction to Audit
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Introduction to Performance Management
  • Principles of Performance Management


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills (for students who have a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies
  • Kursus Integriti dan Anti-Rasuah (KIAR)
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service

For International Students

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service


Progression Pathway


Career Opportunities

DACC opens a myriad of doors for students. Upon completion of this programme, students can expect excellent job offers, good starting salaries, and opportunities to scale the career ladder.

Join the ranks of highly sought after professionals in the diversified fields portfolio management, investment banking, broking, and finance as a:

  • Auditor
  • Business Development Manager
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Commercial Banker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Finance Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Manager
  • Tax Consultant

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Diploma Studies or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the Sunway Diploma programme can be found in the Sunway Diploma Studies brochure.

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