Diploma in Accounting (DIA)

Programme Info

Often referred to as the “Language of Business”, Accounting is used to communicate an organization’s financial and economic information to shareholders and creditors. Accounting is one of the most indispensable skill sets and a recession-proof profession, as industries and businesses require high-level accounting skills to provide accurate financial information for decision-making. According to the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the country intends to increase the number of accounting professionals by over 80% in the coming years, as part of the profession’s contribution to the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).

Vision College’s Diploma in Accounting is a unique partnership with UK’s Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians, which is consist of 140,000 members. Upon successful completion, students of the programme will be able to graduate with Vision College’s MQA-accredited Diploma in Accounting, along with an additional Professional Diploma awarded by AAT. Graduates will then be able to enjoy options to begin their professional careers as Accounting Technicians, move upwards to obtain a MAAT professional status, or pursue higher studies into professional Accountings by getting generous subject exemptions from professional bodies (ACCA, ICAEW and CIMA) and universities.

Vision College’s partnership with International universities allows graduates of this Diploma programme to progress directly into UK universities’ final year of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Apart from that, Vision College assists students with internship and job applications.

Entry Requirement
  • Pass SPM/O-Levels with 3 credits including Mathematics
  • Pass STPM/A-Level at least grade C (CGPA 2.0) & credit in Mathematics
  • “Maqbul” grade in STAM with credit in mathematics
  • Pass certificate (Level 3) in related field & pass SPM with minimum 1 credit in Mathematics
  • Other equivalent qualifications

Minimum English Requirements

  • Malaysian Students : “Pass”grade in English Language subject at SPM/O-Level
  • International Students : IELTS Band 5.5, TOEFL 550
Career Prospects

Career options available in a wide range of fields including Finance,Risk Management, Audit and Taxation:

  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Management Accountant
  • Stockbroker
  • Credit Controller
  • Tax Consultant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Company Secretary
Intake Date
January, April, July and October