About this course
Professional accountants are increasingly being appointed to helm large corporations in a rapidly challenging and highly dynamic business environment in both the private and public sectors. With a clear mandate from government and industry regulators to enhance business performance, accountants have taken up key positions in the corporate world, expanding their expertise into other service industries such as in ICT, transportation and aviation and many other areas.
The HELP Master of Accounting and Finance (MAF) aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. The programme provides an advanced study of accounting and financial management enabling accounting and finance graduates to extend their academic training to the frontiers of professional knowledge and also enabling professionally qualified accountants to take stock of, and enhance, what they have learnt in practice. Qualifying candidates with the MAF may be acceptable for up to three (3) exemptions for the CPA Australia professional examinations; students are advised to confirm the status of this CPA exemption when they register for both the MAF and professional examination.
Total Course Fees
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- MCR500 Introductory Case & Research Methodology
- ACC511 Corporate Governance and Accountability
- ACC514 Financial Reporting and Disclosure
- ACC515 Current Issues in Financial Accounting
- ACC516 Reporting and Professional Practice
- ECO520 Economics for Strategy
- CRM500 Case and Research Methodology
- FIN507 Applied Corporate Finance
- FIN502 Investment Analysis
- FIN510 Entrepreneurial Finance
- FIN504 International Financial Management
- MAF510 Project Paper
- ACC517 Applied Business Ethics
Open-book Examination (20%) + Closed Book Exam (10%) + Assignment I (30%) + Assignment II (40%), with such variation as and when approved by the Academic Board.
- A Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/related disciplines from a recognised university with a CGPA of 2.75, preferably with adequate industry experience; those with a CGPA of less than 2.75 but with 5 years’ relevant working experience are also admissible.
- Non-degree holders (Malaysian) with at least a Diploma or STPM may obtain MQA Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) approval for programme admission.
- International applicants are required to fulfil a minimum score of 5.5 for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the equivalent.
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