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Accounting, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The Department of Accounting offers the Master of Science in Accounting at International Islamic University of Malaysia to provide graduate studies in Accounting which combines both conventional and Islamic aspects which eventually producing experts who are competent in both conventional and Islamic accounting.


Master of Science in Accounting offered at International Islamic University of Malaysia aims at encouraging further research in Accounting which incorporates the Islamic perspective and to develop experts who are able to formulate Islamically desirable policies in line with the rapidly changing Accounting Environment. The department's strength is in the areas of Islamic Accounting, Environmental Accounting, Zakat, Management Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Accounting Education & Ethics and Auditing & Taxation.

Duration / Mode of Programme

Students may enrol on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students must enrol for a minimum of 9-12 credit hours per semester. Part-time students may register for 6 credit hours each semester.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Accounting and Governance for Islamic Institutions
  • Tax Compliance and Tax Administration
  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Islamic Auditing
  • Accounting for Intellectual Capital
  • Financial Reporting and Regulation
  • Corporate Governance and Disclosure
  • New Public Financial Management
  • Risk Reporting and Management in Islamic Banks

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting And Reporting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Theory And Policy
  • Islamic Worldview And Accounting Ethics
  • Islamic Accounting And Finance
  • Accounting Research Methods
  • Introduction to Library Search & Academic Writing
  • Literature Review
  • Accounting For Islamic Institutions
  • Issues In Auditing
  • Issues In Taxation
  • Issues In Public Sector Accounting
  • Issues in Accounting Information System

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

A relevant Bachelor’s degree with good grades from an accredited institution of higher learning or any other certificates recognised to be equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and with relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1668 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 140 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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650 RM National

7750 RM International

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
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