University of Nottingham Malaysia

Finance, Accounting and Management BSc (Hons)


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Qualification: BSc (Hons)
Fees: Malaysian - RM37,000 per year, Non-Malaysian - RM45,500 per year
Mode: Full-time, 3 years
Intake: February and September
Campus: Malaysia

Course overview

You will learn to utilise the theoretical and practical techniques of finance and accounting within an economic, organisational and decision-making framework. You will also develop a critical understanding of the techniques and their contexts. 

The course aims to provide students with strong a theoretical foundation that is vital to the development of analysis and problem-solving skills. This is crucial to the needs of the accounting profession and careers in banking, finance and general management. Our strong relationships with professional accounting bodies allow our students on this course to obtain a professional qualification at an accelerated route as the course obtains an extensive range of exemptions from the following bodies:




  • Exemptions from up to 10 papers + 1 case study*

CPA Australia

CPA Australia

  • Proceed directly to Professional Level*




  • Exemptions from up to 8 papers*
*Note: The information on exemptions is subject to change. All exemptions are subject to the fulfilment of the relevant requirements specific to each professional accounting body, which may require specific optional modules to be taken. Further information can be obtained from the websites of the respective bodies.


Entry requirements

Our Foundation course route

Our Foundation courses give you another way to study for an undergraduate degree. 

Entry requirements

A Level

BBB, excluding critical thinking and general studies

IB Diploma

30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level and 5 points in mathematics at Standard or Higher Level 


B+B+B+, excluding Pengajian Am


2 As and 3 B3s, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language 

SAM or other Australian matriculations

ATAR 86 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

80% average based on 6 subjects with at least 70% in mathematics of data management.

Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.

Advance Placement (AP) 4,4,4 in relevant subjects. Applicants taking non-preferred subjects may be made an offer across more than three subjects at Advanced Placement level.
Diploma - Other Institutions Acceptance to the second year is on a case by case basis (and at the discretion of the School) but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.3 (out of 4) or 70% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme.
Foundation - Other Institutions  Acceptance is at the discretion of the School but normally would require an overall GPA of 3.3 (out of 4) or 70% and above (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects), and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme.
University of Nottingham Malaysia Foundation Successful completion of any foundation programme and meeting mathematics requirements

In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE/High School Diploma or equivalent must have grade B in mathematics or grade C in UEC mathematics.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic):

6.5 (no elements below 6.0)


87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

GCE A Level English Language or English Literature:

grade C
GCE AS Level English Language or English Literature:  grade C

PTE (Academic):

62 (with no less than 55 in each element)


grade A-

1119 (GCE O Level):

grade B

GCSE O Level:

grade C

IGCSE (first language):

grade C

IGCSE (second language):

grade B
MUET: Band 4
UEC: grade A2
IB English A1 or A2 (Standard or Higher Level): 4 points

IB English B (Higher Level):

4 points
IB English B (Standard Level):
5 points
IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

We strongly encourage all interested students to apply. Our students come to us with a diverse range of qualifications and we also consider applicants' personal statement, references and interview performance (if you have one) when making a decision. The only way for us to fully determine eligibility is through the submission of a completed application.


The Foundation in Business and Management is a 1+3 year programme that results in direct progression to the undergraduate degrees related to business and management. This rigorous programme provides students with a strong academic background that will result in enhanced language, communication, critical thinking and study skills. 

Students on this programme also chose from a range of elective modules that provide the opportunity to sample topics related to their chosen undergraduate pathway such business economics, management and quantitative methods.


Year one

Typical core modules 

  • Business Finance
  • Business Law
  • Computers in Business
  • Economic Principles
  • Fundamentals of Financial and Management Accounting
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Professional and Academic Development
  • Quantitative Methods 1b

Plus approved optional modules (must include Quantitative Methods 1A for those without grade C in A-level mathematics or equivalent)  

Year two 

Typical core modules 

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Corporate Finance
  • Intermediate Corporate Reporting
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Management Accounting
  • Management Strategy
  • Quantitative Methods 2a

Plus approved optional modules 

Year three  

Typical core modules 

  • Advanced Corporate Reporting and Analysis
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • Financial Markets: Theory and Computation

Plus approved optional modules


Our interdisciplinary approach to business education will enable you to have a head start in a wide spectrum of careers. Many of our graduates have secured prestigious jobs in multinational corporations. 

Some of our graduates have become auditors, entrepreneurs, executives in the banking and financial services industry and industry regulators. Other career options include academia, investment research, management consultancy, risk management and other service-oriented professions.


Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
The University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga,
43500 Semenyih,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,

t:   +6 (03) 8924 8000  
f:   +6 (03) 8924 8005  

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8005

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