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The Diploma in Accounting programme at the International College of Advanced Technology (i-CATS) aims to prepare graduates for a wide range of positions in the public and private sectors. During the programme, students will acquire industry-relevant knowledge and skills. Graduates are also expected to undertake lifelong learning and adapt to the changing environment to fulfil the demands of the industry.


The objective of our Diploma in Accounting (DIA) is to develop technical skills and fundamental knowledge to enable graduates to work professionally in the industry and commerce, both in the public and private sectors.

Career Opportunities

After successful completion of the programme, graduates can apply for positions in the following fields: Accounting, taxation, finance, insurance, and banking. The probable posts are finance assistant, audit assistant, account assistant, assistant bursar, etc. Graduates can also pursue degree-level studies and professional qualification(s), e.g. Accountancy.

Entry Requirements

i. A pass in SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics, and a pass in English; OR
ii. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR
iii. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR
iv. A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and a pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject with credits in Mathematics and a pass in English; OR
v. A certificate or its equivalent in a related field.


2.0 Years

Programme Structure

Year 1
Principles of Management
Principles of Financial Management
Principles of Accounting
Business Mathematics
Business Statistics
Financial Accounting 1
Malaysian Taxation 1
Management Accounting 1
English for Social Purposes
English for Professional Purposes
Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Bahasa Kebangsaan / Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan

Year 2
Business Communication
IT Application in Accounting
Cost Accounting
Financial Accounting 2
Financial Accounting 3
Malaysian Taxation 2
Principles of Auditing 1
Principles of Auditing 2
Management Accounting 2
Business Law
Islamic Banking and Finance
Company and Partnership Law
Research Methodology
Ekologi Global dan Pembangunan Lestari
Khidmat Masyarakat