ACCA Programme

This class aims to guide students through the foundations of the subject and beyond.

Students will get the chance to apply their problem solving and critical thinking skills within a challenging learning environment that requires active participation. Stop by one of our classes to see for yourself.

ACCA – Programme Structure

ACCA programme consists of 3 levels with 13 exams plus online Ethics and Professional Skills module.

Fundamentals Level (9 exams)
The Applied Knowledge introduces students to the core area of financial and management accounting, providing the platform from which the other technical accountancy areas will be studied in greater detail.

The Applied Skills contains 6 exams which comprehensively cover the main technical areas that any accountant, regardless of their future career aspirations, is expected to have mastered.

Applied Knowledge
AB         Accountant in Business
MA        Management Accounting
FA          Financial Accounting

Applied Skills
LW         Corporate & Business Law*
PM         Performance Management
TX          Taxation*
FR          Financial Reporting
AA         Audit & Assurance
FM         Financial Management

*LW and TX are offered in Malaysian variant

Ethics And Professional Skills Module (online module)

Strategic Professional (4 exams)
The focus of the syllabuses at this level is to build upon the technical skills already acquired and explore more advanced professional skills, techniques and values that are required and used by the expert accountant acting in an advisory or consultancy role at a senior level.

SBL        Strategic Business Leader
SBR        Strategic Business Reporting

Options (choose 2 only)
AFM       Advanced Financial Management
APM       Advanced Performance Management
ATX        Advanced Taxation*
AAA       Advanced Audit & Assurance

*ATX is offered in Malaysia variant


  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • English for Business
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Student)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Community Services & Co-Curricular Activities

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)

 ACCA – Entry Requirement

1. STPM / equivalent

  • 2 C+ PLUS Credit in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent

2. GCE A Level

  • 2 D PLUS Credit in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent

3. Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

  • 5 Bs inclusive of Mathematics and English

4. Diploma (Accounting and Business related)

  • Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 PLUS Credit in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent

5. Degree

  • Completed with certificate
  • Exemptions up to 9 papers in ACCA.

6. Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

  • Pass ALL 9 papers

  • Exemptions will be awarded for ACCA F1, F2 and F3. 

7. Matriculation / Foundation

  • Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 PLUS Credit in Mathematics and English at SPM level or its equivalent

English Requirement:-

Credit for SPM / 1119 / O-Level English; minimum score of Band 4 in MUET, Band 6 in IELTS, or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL.

Malaysian students who do not possess the English requirement stated above, will have to attempt and pass a compulsory English module concurrently in the first semester of CAT programme.

ACCA – Career Opportunities

Professional accountant is a career that had consistently been in demand in all industries and through all economic climates.

Accountants holding a well-recognised professional qualification such as ACCA are recognised as possessing a distinct competitive advantage that enables them to excel in their career.

At KDU College, we are committed to leading and guiding our students towards achieving their dream of becoming qualified accountants who are able to demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and competency.


Public Practice

  • Auditor

  • Consultant

  • Tax Manager

  • Business Advisory

Commercial Sector

  • CEO

  • CFO

  • Financial Controller

  • Business Consultant

  • Accountant

  • Entrepreneur

  • Internal Audit Manager

Governance Sector

  • Tax Officer

  • MACC Executive

Academic Sector

  • Lecturer