Whether in good or bad times, accountants are always needed. Whether it is small firms or big conglomerates, accountants are always required. The demand for accountants is constantly high. Salaries of Certified Public Accountants are much higher than other graduates.
“Malaysia is facing a huge shortage of qualified accountants as it needs 63,000 accountants by 2015 and 79,000 by 2020.
The BA (Hons) in Accounting has been designed to meet the needs of people planning for a successful career in Accounting. This 3-year degree provides a sound foundation in accounting, auditing and taxation. It offers students with many career pathways including becoming a chartered accountant, management accountant, financial and tax consultant, financial manager, and budget analysts. Many qualified accountants move on to occupy top management posts including that of Presidents and CEOs of large companies. Demand for qualified accountants is expected to increase sharply in response to recent financial crisis and subsequent tightening of financial regulations by authorities.