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Bachelor of Science
Accounting and Finance

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Overview

Bachelor of Science Accounting and Finance

Course Code: JPT (N/340/6/0799) 03/25 MQA/PA13403
Duration: 3 Years
Intake: September
Delivery Model: Full time (3+0) in Malaysia OR
spend up to two years in the UK (2+1 and 1+2)

Description

You will learn how to prepare and interpret financial and managerial information for a variety of users. You’ll also gain a sound understanding of investment and finance. Our research-focused academics keep the course up to date with the latest financial, regulatory and accounting requirements and trends. You could choose to learn more about international banking, or select modules in other areas of business and management such as marketing, human resources management, or project management.

Why Study This Course

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Quality education at affordable fee. Save up to 60% of the cost of completing the same programme in the UK
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Our Accounting and Finance is accredited by professional bodies including ICAEW, ACCA and CIMA
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Over 98% of our graduates are in full time education or employment (Graduate Outcomes survey 2017/18)
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Qualify for up to 8 ACCA paper exemptions
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Pathway to the UK. Complete your Southampton business degrees either in Malaysia or in the UK
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Rewarding scholarships and education grants

Course Structure

In year one, you will gain a vital understanding of the theories and techniques of successful management, and work as a team to develop and pitch a presentation. In year two, you will gain a greater understanding of business essentials such as financial accounting, company law, portfolio theory, and the principles of audit and taxation. In your final year, you will undertake independent research and produce dissertation on a related topic of your choice.

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Management
  • Management Accounting I
  • Commercial Law
  • Foundation of Business Analytics OR Management Analysis

Plus three optional modules from the list below:

  • Foundations of Microeconomics 
  • Ideas that Shaped the Business World 1: Government and Society 
  • Ideas that Shaped the Business World 2: Markets and Consumers 
  • Introduction to Economics 
  • Introduction to English Legal System 
  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • Technologies that shaped the Business World: Digital Age
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Financial Management
  • Company Law
  • Portfolio Theory & Financial Markets
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Business Research
  • Principles of Audit and Taxation

Plus one optional modules from the list below:

  • Digital Marketing for Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Ethics
  • Dissertation
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Management Accounting 3

Plus four optional modules from the list below:

  • Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Financial Analysis Information and Markets
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Strategic Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • International Banking
  • Futures and Options
  • Corporate Governance
  • Auditing
  • Project Management

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers. Studying at Southampton will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

Most of our graduates go straight into professional roles within the finance and accounting sector. You’ll graduate with the analytical and problem-solving skills needed for a wide range of financial careers. You could choose to become:

  • Auditor
  • Tax specialist
  • Management accountant
  • Consultant

Southampton Business School graduates have secured roles in organisations including:

  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young (EY)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Times Group
  • Development Bank of Singapore
  • Bank of China

Malaysian student:

  • RM38,500 per annum

International student:

  • RM44,600 (£8,109) per annum

We offer up to 100% scholarships. Chat with our counsellors to understand your options.

A-level
AAB

​IB
34 points overall, 17 at Higher Level

STPM
AAB

UEC
AAAAB

Monash University Foundation Year
70% pass overall

Other Foundation Years will be considered on a case by case basis

SPM/GCSE
Applicants must hold SPM/GCSE mathematics at grade B/6

English language qualifications
Band B (IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all components or GCE O-Level (1119 Grade C))

Our typical entry requirements may subject to change. If you are unsure about your qualification or results, please contact our professional team of counsellors, or speak to your school’s guidance counsellors.

Apply by 10 August to enjoy RM5,000 grant!

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    During my degree, I definitely increased my knowledge of the workings of the financial services and the banking industry. I also valued the guest lectures and employer networking events as they offered us valuable insights into different industries and sectors.

    Athena Liu
    BSc Accounting and Finance with Placement Year

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    Our academics

    Dr. Md Hamid Uddin
    Dr. Md Hamid UddinHead of Business Programmes
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    Assoc. Professor Dr. Md Hamid Uddin received his Ph.D. degree in Finance from the National University of Singapore and taught at the same institution. He also taught at the University of Dhaka, Prince Sultan University, the University of Sharjah, and Taylor's University before joining the University of Southampton Malaysia. Dr. Hamid held several key administrative roles in the past. For example, he was the Director of the Doctoral Programme at Taylor's University Malaysia. At the University of Sharjah UAE, he was a member of the college council for the College of Business Administration; he also served in several important committees such as curriculum development, study plans, and academic research. Dr. Hamid is an active researcher who supervised several Ph.D. students, implemented research projects, and published widely within the broader disciplinary area covering Finance, Accounting, and Economics.
    Dr. Joe Ying Tuan Lo
    Dr. Joe Ying Tuan LoAssistant Professor , Business Management Lecturer
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    Dr. Joe Lo Ying Tuan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton Malaysia. His research interests are in the area of service quality, relationship marketing, branding, and emotions, where his papers are published in peer-reviewed international journals. Joe holds a first-class honours degree in Marketing from University Teknologi Malaysia, at which he later attained his PhD in Management. Prior to joining the University of Southampton, he taught a range of business management and marketing subjects at Sunway College Johor Bahru and Victoria University. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Institute of Marketing Malaysia (IMM), and a member of The Global Inside Sales.
    Dr Teck Chai Lau
    Dr Teck Chai LauAssociate Professor , Business Management Lecturer
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    Dr. Lau Teck Chai is an Associate Professor with Southampton Business School. Previously he was an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Accountancy and Management, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. He obtained his BSc in Business Administration (Decision Science and Financial Management) from University of Montana, USA, MBA (Strategic Management) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Doctor of Business Administration (Marketing) from Southern Cross University, Australia. In Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, he had served as Coordinator, Head of Programme (PhD and MPhil), Head of Programme (MBA and MBA (Corporate Governance)), Head of Department (Management) and Head of Department (International Business). Dr. Lau is a prolific researcher and had published extensively in books, book chapters, international journals and conference proceedings. Many of the published papers are indexed in Clarivate Analytics and SCOPUS, and widely cited internationally.
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