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University of Southampton Malaysia

BSc Accounting and Finance (3 years)

On this course 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.

Students will spend three years in Malaysia and graduate with a University of Southampton degree after successful completion.

Introducing your degree

This course is very flexible and can be tailored to your own interests and career plans. 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.

Our aim on this degree is to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the main subjects you are studying, together with a capacity for critical and evaluative thinking. To achieve this, we aim to offer a stimulating, challenging, but supportive learning environment for our students, and to encourage autonomous learning.

Changes due to COVID-19

Any future COVID-related restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place.

We are working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Academic support

You'll be supported by a personal academic tutor and have access to a senior tutor.

Dr Md Hamid Uddin is the Head of Business Programmes

To Apply

Wherever you are in the world, you can apply to study at the University of Southampton Malaysia via our website.

Find out more about how to apply

Accreditation

You'll graduate with a degree accredited by:

  • ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
  • AIA (Association of International Accountants)
  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Typical entry requirements

Entry Qualifications for Undergraduate Courses

Successful applicants typically have AAB A-levels or equivalent. Offers typically exclude General Studies.

The below subjects are considered as restricted. This means that we can accept one subject from the following list if combined with other academic subjects:

  • Applied subjects
  • Art: including Design, Fine Art, Photography, Textiles
  • Communication Studies
  • Communication and Culture
  • Creative Media
  • Creative Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Film Studies
  • Health & Social Care
  • Home Economics
  • Hospitality and Supervision
  • ICT/IT
  • Leisure Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Music Technology
  • Outdoor Education
  • PE
  • Performing Arts
  • Public Services
  • Sports Studies/Science
  • Theatre Studies
  • Travel & Tourism
  • World Development

Please note: Computing, Computer Studies, Product Design and Applied Business (single and double awards) are not considered to be restricted subjects

The equivalent to that would be:

AwardQualification
UEC Senior Middle Level with 5 A grades or distinctions only
IB Pass, with 34 points overall with 17 points at Higher Level Applications where Higher Level subjects have been studied without the full Diploma, will also be considered on a case by case basis.
Monash University Foundation Year 70% overall Other Foundation Years will be considered on a case by case basis.
BTEC D in the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma plus AA from two A levels
DD in the Business BTEC Diploma plus A grade from one A-level
DDD in the Business BTEC Extended Diploma
SPM/GCSE/O-Level requirements Applicants must hold SPM / GCSE (or equivalent) English language (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 6/B *).

*We can accept a grade C+ in SPM (or 5 in GCSE) mathematics if you achieve grade B in A level Maths (or equivalent), Physics, Economics, Geography, Psychology or Business

English language requirements

All applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements.

Selection process:

As well as 'A' levels (as awarded in the UK secondary education system) we will accept an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University for entry to our courses.

This page contains specific entry requirements for this course. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.

Typical course content

Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.

This course is very flexible and can be tailored to your own interests and career plans. 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.

With this course, you can:

  • benefit from direct contact with research-led academics who are experts in corporate governance, taxation, auditing, and financial accounting and reporting
  • gain a thorough grounding in management and financial accounting theory and practice
  • explore possible career paths by taking optional modules in a range of business and management topics
  • benefit from our strong links with industry, including an opportunity to present an assignment to audit partners from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • attend guest lectures
  • gain accreditations that will enable you to apply for exemptions from professional exams

Year 1

Core [?]
A core module is a module which must be taken and passed.

You must study and pass the first five core modules in year 1. The remaining two are optional core modules that you may choose to take in addition to these:

MANG1001Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1002Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 1:

MANG1007Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1019Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
ECON1001Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1020Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1021Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
ECON1009Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Introduction to English Legal System (Part 1)

Introduction to English Legal System (Part 2)

ECON1003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
ECON1002Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG1022Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Year 2

Compulsory

You must study and pass theese compulsory modules:

MANG2017Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2066Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Core [?]
A core module is a module which must be taken and passed.

You must study and pass the first five core modules, and take the last two core modules in year 2:

MANG2064Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2015Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2005Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2004Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 2:

MANG2011Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG2041Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15

Year 3

Optional

You can choose from the following optional modules in year 3:

MANG3034Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3030Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3076Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3008Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3010Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3009Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3020Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3021Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3015Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
Core [?]
A core module is a module which must be taken and passed.
MANG3003Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3006Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
15
MANG3025Credit[?]
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
30

Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide or website).

Tuition fees

Year of studyMode of studyMalaysianInternational
2020/2021 Full-time RM38,500 RM44,600
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Scholarships and bursaries are available at the University of Southampton Malaysia

Funding opportunities

Costs associated with this course

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Support for your studies
You'll be supported by a personal academic tutor and have access to a senior tutor.

How you’ll spend your study time
Your scheduled learning, teaching and independent study, year by year.

How we’ll assess you
We’ll assess you using:

  • dissertations
  • essays
  • individual and group projects
  • written exams

Breakdown of study time and assessment

Proportion of time spent in scheduled learning, teaching and independent study
Learning, teaching and assessment stage123
Scheduled learning & teaching study22%23%20%
Independent study78%77%80%
Placement study78%0%0%
Proportion of assessment by method
Learning, teaching and assessment stage123
Written exam assessment81%78%68%
Practical exam assessment2%3%2%
Coursework assessment17%20%30%

Study Locations

Malaysia Campus Johor

Malaysia Campus Johor

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