BA (Hons)
Accounting & Finance (Conventional)

Veritas University College

Course Overview

Accounting and Finance has always been regarded as a field known for integrity and ethics. If you have always loved the challenge of analysing numbers and equations, and finding the right solutions to problems, let us help chart your pathway to careers in the field of accounting and finance. 

The Veritas University College BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance is a hybrid model, and is a comprehensively designed programme to equip you with an in-depth understanding of theoretical and practical knowledge. You will have a heightened sense of business acumen and skills, gaining advanced expertise and key competencies vital in today’s fast paced business world. 

Upon completion of this programme, you would have not only prepared yourself for careers in the financial services sector, but equipped yourself to become financially literate to make better financial decisions.  This ACCA accredited course also gives you globally transferable skills, providing an international mobility to your career!

Learning Outcomes

  • Be prepared for opportunities to work in some of the most prestigious companies and accountancy practices
  • Equip yourself with the necessary skills to move into other areas of business and progress up the career ladder
  • Learn how to managing the money of a company or individual
  • Learn how to create budgets and forecasts to ensure finances are balanced and efficient.
  • Develop your international mobility and career potential.

About Veritas University College

At Veritas, we are constantly re-thinking the learning process and leveraging on efficiency, technology and strategic partnerships to provide a holistic next gen educational journey for our students. Veritas is also committed to pushing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by continuously developing world class programmes at some of the most affordable fees available in the market. As a result of our far-reaching efforts, Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020, 2021 and 2022 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience.

How Do I Get In?

  • Foundation in Arts, Veritas University College, or
  • STPM - 2 Principal Passes, or
  • A Level - 2 Passes or equivalent, or
  • 5B's in UEC (including English Language), or
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5, MQF) or equivalent; or
  • Recognised Matriculation/Foundation Certificate or Diploma (Level 4), AND
  • SPM - A pass in Mathematics and English or equivalent

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Year 1

This course will focus on how individuals make decisions that affect their income and wealth, how firms make decisions that affect profits and production, and how government regulation affects individuals and firms. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
TITAS discusses civilisation, the relevance and the interaction between Malay, Chinese and Indian influences, and how it has shaped Malaysian civilisation.

Hubungan Etnik 
Hubungan Etnik focuses, and discusses ethnic relations in Malaysia. This module is intended to heighten your understanding on social unity, and looks at political and economic growth, and the context of the constitution with regards to ethnic relations. 

This is a macroeconomics introductory course providing a general understanding of basic macro-economic concepts. Specifically, it acquaints you with an appreciation of the functions of economic systems, including various approaches to the organisation of production and allocation of resources, and of policies to achieve national economic goals. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Business Statistics 
This is an introductory survey of quantitative methods and the application of statistics in the workplace that examines techniques for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data in any number of fields. You will gain the knowledge and understanding of basic statistics and use the relevant information for decision making. You will also earn a microcredential from John Hopkins University.

Business Law 
This course introduces you to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, torts, crimes, employment law and the agency law are examined. Upon completion, you should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

Business Accounting  
You will be gain knowledge and understanding of basic accounting procedures & principles in preparing financial statements for sole proprietorship and basic accounting concepts and terminologies. You will also learn about cash flow statements and the advance analysis of financial statement. You will also earn microcredentials from the University of Navarra and IESE Business School.

Business Mathematics
Business Mathematics is designed to introduce the basic mathematical skills needed to understand, analyse, and solve mathematical problems encountered in business and finance, and in investment decision making. You will also earn a microcredential from John Hopkins University.

Company Law 
Through this course, you will be able to have a sound understanding of Company Law in Malaysia. You will learn the principles of formation of companies, capital requirements, importance of management, laws regarding termination of companies as well as corporate governance and the need for ethical practices. 

Financial Management
This course is designed to equip you with knowledge on managerial finance both quantitative and qualitative. Topics addressed in this course will cover financial management function, investment appraisal and business finance and valuation. You will also earn a microcredential from RICE University.

Financial Accounting 
You will be able to gain the knowledge and understanding of basic accounting procedures & principles in preparing financial statements for partnerships and limited companies. You will also be introduced to MFRS for property, plant, equipment, intangible assets, and investment properties. 

Strategic Management
You will be exposed to the various analytical tools used in the strategic management process to aid organisation decision making. You will learn more on topics related to the formulation and implementation of corporate and business strategies. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Virginia.

Entrepreneurial Skills 2
Through this course, you will hone important entrepreneurial skills, including how to scale up a company, boost creativity, and manage new product development among others. You will also earn a microcredential from HEC, Paris.

Year 2

Financial Markets & Institutions 
This course covers the study of the structure and operations of the major financial markets in a modern economy. The basic concept of the flow of funds will serve as the underlying mechanism bringing together the various private, public, and foreign sectors as they relate to demand for and supply of funds. 
You will also earn microcredentials via the University of Geneva.

Organisational Behaviour in Multiethnic Society in Malaysia 2 
You will understand how organisations work and why people behave as they do in work settings. This will help in making organisations perform more effectively and efficiently in a sustainable manner. 

Financial Reporting 
This course enables you to apply approved accounting standards to account for various categories of financial assets, liabilities, equity, and leases; to apply approved accounting standards to account for provisions and contingencies, investment properties and impairment of assets. 

Audit & Assurance Services 1 
This is an introductory course in auditing and it introduces you to the concepts and principles of auditing. Emphasis will be given on external and statutory auditing. Among the topics covered in the course includes: collection of evidence, internal control evaluation, audit documentation, auditing the financial statement cycles and issuance of audit report.  

Community Service 
Through Community Service, you will learn to critically evaluate information, both in and out of the classroom, and to make valid, sound decisions. You will appreciate how to live, work, and learn respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, and to feel comfortable and safe in your living environment. 

Audit & Assurance Services 2 
This course is designed to provide an insight into the area of auditing. Initially there is a walk-through of the audit process and consideration is given to the role of the auditor. The process and techniques of how and audit is controlled from initial contact to the completed audit report are also explained.  

Financial Statements Analysis
Financial Statement Analysis seeks to introduce you to the analysis and use of financial information for decision-making purposes. You will learn to consider the environment in which financial reporting exists, including the incentives faced by preparers of financial reports.  You will also earn microcredentials from Intuit Professional Development.

Cost & Management Accounting 
Through this course, you will be able to gain knowledge and understanding of cost & management accounting theories and principles that will be used for management decision making. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Principles of Corporate Finance
In this course, you will study the key concepts of corporate finance, including fiscal decision-making, risk management and investment planning. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign.

This course includes tax chargeability for employment, dividend, interest, rental, taxation on business income and capital administration. In addition, you will be taught to calculate the capital allowances, relief, and rebates upon completion of this course.

Year 3

Advanced Management Accounting 
This module develops your analytical ability in using management accounting information for strategic planning, performance evaluation and management control, incorporating motivational, behavioural, and ethical considerations. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Advanced Taxation 
This course is an extension of the Taxation course and it covers all aspects of company taxation, investment incentives and indirect taxes. You will learn more advance taxation topic such as corporate tax, withholding tax, and real property gain tax, and will be exposed to the current development in Malaysian Taxation System. 

Accounting Information Systems 
You will the gain knowledge and understanding of systems concept, data processing technology, systems documentation techniques, infrastructure for E-business, security, and control measures in computer-based information system (CBIS) and Accounting Information System (AIS) application in business. 

Corporate Governance and Ethics
With this module, you will learn to study and analyse how ethics and global business are connected. This module aims to help you understand the extent of obligations in the interrelationships between businesses and the particular local cultures in which they operate. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign.

Corporate Governance & Ethics
This course seeks to acquaint you to ethical concepts that are relevant to the resolution of moral and current ethical issues in relation to corporate governance as well as any ethical business issues. You will be provided with the opportunity to inculcate reasoning and analytical skills needed to apply the ethical theories and concepts to business decision-making. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Portfolio Investment Management 
This course analyses the process of investment in financial markets from both a practical and theoretical level. It aims to introduce you to the various types of financial instruments in common use and to the economic theories that explain how they are priced. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Personal Financial Planning
Personal Financial Planning is designed to give you a general overview of a variety of personal finance topics - including budgeting, the importance of your credit score, cash flow, setting financial goals, and taxes. You will also earn a microcredential from Sofi.

Financial Technology
This module aims to familiarise you with a wide range of financial technologies, as well as how you can utilise and adapt them into your career. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of Michigan.

Consumer Finance
This module helps you study the logic and reasoning behind your financial decisions, the errors you unintentionally make, and how they can be avoided. You will also earn a microcredential from Duke University.

Elective Modules


Human Resource Development
This course adopts the principles and functions of business ethics. It examines conflicts and problems that face business persons and the increase of consciousness in business ethics. It also concentrates on ethical issues in specific situations such as corporate governance, international business, employee rights, equal opportunity, workplace and product safety, and corporate social responsibility. You will also earn a microcredential from the University of California, Irvine

Industrial Relationships 
Industrial relations is not only a component in the management of human resources but it is complementary to human resource management itself. Liberalisation and globalization in the present business has made it a necessity to enhance competitive advantage through human resources. This course will discuss the parties involved in industrial relations and will go through the process of forming industrial harmony.


International Marketing & Strategy
This subject introduces the marketing environment and buying behavior by exploring the strategic marketing planning process, the process of developing the marketing plans and illustrates how market data can be structured.
You will also earn a microcredential from Yonsei University.

Brand Management 
You will be taught critical concepts involvesd in managing the tangible and intangible aspects of a brand. You will also earn a microcredential from IE Business School, Spain.

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