Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Programme Intakes For All Levels
January, July and September
Programme Intakes For Part Time (Applied Skills and Strategics Professional Levels Only)
January and July
Open Day

Professional Accounting Body

Fast Track to Chartered Accountancy


World Prize Winners


Malaysian Prize Winners



with corporate sector


Total Graduates since 2000




The ACCA qualification journey is a combination of exams, ethics and experience that prepares graduates by equipping them with up-to-date skills with a more rounded approach than a purely technical one.

Graduates will obtain ACCA status upon completion. With 3 years of relevant experience allowing graduates to apply to the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), they are able to use the prestigious designatory initials C.A.(M) or Chartered Accountant (Malaysia)





Programme Details

Intakes Full Time (All levels): January, July and September 
Part Time (Applied Skills and Strategic Professional Levels Only): January and July
Duration 2 - 2.5 years
Assessments & Examinations 100% examination based


Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements Grade
STPM + SPM/O-Level 2 subjects (A to C+) + 3 Cs (including Mathematics and English)
A-Level + SPM/O-Level 2 subjects (A to C) + 3 Cs (including Mathematics and English)
UEC 5 Bs (including Mathematics and English)
Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT/SAM) + SPM/O-Level Minimum ATAR 70 + 5 Cs (including Mathematics and English)
Canadian Pre-University (CIMP) Minimum average of 70%
MUFY 70%
Sunway Foundation in Arts Minimum CGPA 2.8 
LCCI Level 4 Pass
International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum of 24 points (excluding bonus points)
Any foundations approved by MQA Average mark of 70% or CGPA 2.8
Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Degree in any field of studies from a nationally accredited university CGPA 2.5/ Pass
Additional English Requirements
  • TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
  • IELTS: 6.0 
  • MUET: Band 4


Choice of Subjects

Fundamentals Level

Applied Knowledge (6 months)

  • BT - Business and Technology 
  • MA - Management Accounting 
  • FA - Financial Accounting

Applied Skills (18 months)

  • LW* - Corporate and Business Law
  • PM - Performance Management 
  • TX* - Taxation
  • FR - Financial Reporting 
  • AA - Audit and Assurance 
  • FM - Financial Management

*Variants available (MYS, UK)


Strategic Professional


  • SBR - Strategic Business Reporting 
  • SBL - Strategic Business Leader

Optional (any 2 papers)

  • AFM - Advanced Financial Management 
  • APM - Advanced Performance Management 
  • ATX - Advanced Taxation 
  • AAA - Advanced Audit and Assurance


Timetable 2023

Why Pursue ACCA at Sunway TES CAE?

Sunway TES CAE is the preferred learning institution for ACCA for the following reasons:

Academic and Professional Leadership

Academic and Professional Leadership

Academic staff of Sunway TES CAE have professional experience in the accountancy and finance profession as well as the corporate sector which enriches the learning experience of students that choose Sunway TES CAE.

Strong Alliance with the Corporate Sector

Strong Alliance with the Corporate Sector

Sunway TES CAE has strong connections with other industry players such as BDO, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers where most graduates have gained employment opportunities.‘ACCA Best Graduate of the Year’; an award supported by EY where the recipient earns an employment offer with the prestigious firm is an example of a partnership with the corporate sector.

Holistic Development

Holistic Development

Sunway TES CAE aims to mould well-rounded accounting professionals by encouraging students to participate in extracurriculars and community services for holistic development. Students have held important positions in the Student Council, participated in the Sunway University Ensemble and practised corporate social responsibility.

Student Development Programme:  Experiential Learning

Student Development Programme:
Experiential Learning

Audit Simulation Exercise has been incorporated in the Fundamental Level study since December 2015 to expose students to real-world auditing practical experience.

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Professional Accounting programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the Professional Accounting programme can be found in the Sunway TES brochure.

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