Taylor's College ACCA programme is a popular choice for studying professional papers, offering its distinctive edge in accounting education here in Malaysia.


ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability, and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

Professional Studies

Study Duration


Study Options

Full time, Part time, Intensive Revision Workshop

Intake Month

January, July

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Key Highlights of ACCA


Are you ready to embark on your academic journey? Our programme provides a nurturing environment for individuals who are passionate about the field of professional accountancy. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of the entry requirements listed below.




Pass Australian Year 12, Australia: South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) / Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) / Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) / Higher School Certificate (HSC) of New South Wales / Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) with at least 5 subjects with a minimum score of ATAR 70; with credit in Mathematics in O-Level or equivalent.



Pass A Level with a minimum grade C in any two subjects with credit in Mathematics in O Level.



Pass CPU Canada in 5 subjects with a minimum of 60%; with credit in Mathematics in O Level or equivalent.



Pass STPM with minimum grade C+ (CGPA 2.33) in any 2 subjects, with credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level.


Pass in UEC with Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and English.



Pass Matriculation / Foundation Programme or equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.50 over 4.00 and obtain credits in Mathematics including a pass in English at SPM level.



Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme with at least a score of 24 points.



  • Pass Diploma in Accounting (Level 4, SKM) or related field or equivalent with a minimum of CGPA 2.50, and credit in Mathematics including a pass in English in SPM.
  • Pass ACCA Foundation in Accountancy.
  • Other qualifications which are recognised as equivalent by the Malaysian Government.

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

English Requirements

English Requirements


Minimum score of 5.5



Band 2



Choosing your focus in accounting can feel overwhelming. However, Taylor’s comprehensive ACCA programme makes the process easier. Tailored for the financial and management accounting pathway, it explores various subjects to foster practical skills in accountancy, finance, and beyond.

Applied Knowledge Module

Applied Knowledge Module

3 Papers in 0.5 year

  • BT: Business and Technology
  • MA: Management Accounting
  • FA: Financial Accounting
Applied Skills Module

Applied Skills Module

6 Papers in 1.5 years

  • LW: Corporate and Business Law*
  • PM: Performance Management
  • TX: Taxation*
  • FR: Financial Reporting
  • AA: Audit and Assurance
  • FM: Financial Management

*Variants available (MYS)

Strategic Professional Module (Essentials and Option)

Strategic Professional Module (Essentials and Option)

4 Papers, 1 year


  • SBR: Strategic Business Reporting
  • SBL: Strategic Business Leader

Choose 2 papers out of 4 papers

  • AFM: Advanced Financial Management
  • APM: Advanced Performance Management
  • ATX: Advanced Taxation*
  • AAA: Advanced Audit and Assurance

*Variants available (MYS)

Here are the resources that'll help you prepare for Applied Knowledge, Applied Skills, and Strategic Professional exams.

Knowledge Module

Knowledge Module

AB: Accountant in Business

You'll gain a deep understanding of how businesses operate within their environment and how this shapes organizational structure. Explore the vital role of accounting and other key functions in driving efficient, effective, and ethical management. You'll also delve into the development of people and systems within an organization.


MA: Management Accounting

Acquire practical management accounting skills to aid planning, control, and performance monitoring in diverse business scenarios. Understand the techniques that empower effective decision-making for management across different contexts.

FA: Financial Accounting

Master the fundamental principles and concepts underpinning financial accounting. You'll develop technical proficiency in utilizing double-entry accounting techniques, including preparing essential financial statements. This knowledge equips you with a strong foundation in financial reporting.

Skills Module

Skills Module

LW: Corporate and Business Law*

Enhance your understanding of the overall legal framework and specific legal aspects pertinent to business. Learn to identify situations requiring specialized legal advice, ensuring you're well-versed in legal considerations.


PM: Performance Management

Learn how to effectively compile, analyze, and present essential cost data, crucial for management's strategic planning and decision-making across diverse business settings.


TX: Taxation*

You'll gain insights into the taxation system for both individuals and companies. Develop valuable knowledge and skills in navigating the complexities of taxation within various contexts.

FR: Financial Reporting

You'll gain skills in applying accounting standards and theoretical frameworks to prepare financial statements. Learn how to analyze and interpret these statements for entities, including groups.


AA: Audit and Assurance

Grasp the process of conducting assurance engagements within the professional regulatory framework. You'll acquire knowledge about its application in various contexts.


FM: Financial Management

Equip yourself with the skills expected of a finance manager. Dive into investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions, building the expertise needed to excel in these critical areas.

*Variants available (MYS)

Essentials Module

Essentials Module

SBL: Strategic Business Leaders

Enhance your leadership and advisory skills, gaining expertise through an integrated case study approach.

SBR: Strategic Business Reporting

Dive into concepts, principles, and practices of corporate report preparation and interpretation. Evaluate these in different contexts, including ethical assessment and addressing stakeholders' diverse information needs.

Option Module

Option Module

AFM: Advanced Financial Management

Utilize your skills to make critical financial decisions as a senior executive or advisor for both private and public sector organizations.


APM: Advanced Performance Management

You'll apply strategic management accounting techniques in diverse business scenarios, contributing to performance evaluation and strategic growth.

ATX: Advanced Taxation*

Equip yourself to provide insightful information and advice on significant tax implications, guiding individuals and businesses in making informed financial decisions.


AAA: Advanced Audit and Assurance

You'll analyze, evaluate, and draw conclusions on assurance engagements and audit issues within the context of best practices and current developments.

*Variants available (MYS)

Through Option Module combinations, you could build a specialised expertise that is well-aligned with your future career, including: 

Advanced Financial Management & Advanced Performance Management

Advanced Financial Management & Advanced Performance Management

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Corporate Finance specialist
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial advisor
  • Investment analyst
  • Financial Planning Specialist
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Consultant
  • Public Accountant
Advanced Audit and Assurance & Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Audit and Assurance & Advanced Financial Management

  • Corporate finance manager
  • Banker
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Treasury official
  • Auditor
  • Public Accountant
Advanced Financial Management & Advanced Performance Management

Advanced Financial Management & Advanced Performance Management

  • Management Accountant
  • Management Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Public Accountant
Advanced Taxation & Advanced Audit and Assurance

Advanced Taxation & Advanced Audit and Assurance

  • External Auditor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Public Accountant
  • Tax manager
  • Tax director

Starting your ACCA programme marks a thrilling step forward in shaping your academic future and career aspirations. We're here to make your application process as smooth and clear as possible.


Please visit our Admissions website to learn more about the steps involved and the documents you'll need. For international students, please go here.

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You are Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 29,450
International Student
USD 11,389

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Note: Fees are reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester. Fees exclude additional costs which varies according to programme.