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UPM’s Bachelor of Accounting secures international recognition by ACCA

LONDON, June 3 - The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK has extended the exemption accreditation for Universiti Putra Malaysia’s (UPM) Bachelor of Accounting programme for another five years effective from 1 January 2021 until 2025.

This recognition consents to UPM’s Bachelor of Accounting graduates to sit for only four out of 13 ACCA papers offered from year three of studies or after the completion of UPM’s Bachelor of Accounting programme to become an ACCA Affiliated Member.

Dean of UPM’s School of Business and Economics (SPE), Prof. Dr. Azali Mohamed, said the exemption accreditation is the maximum period thus far received from ACCA, UK since the 2005 cohort of Bachelor of Accounting graduates.

"I am confident that with this achievement, our Bachelor of Accounting programme will continue to produce graduates and specialists in the field of accounting, especially in response to post-Covid-19," he said.

SPE, formerly known as the Faculty of Economics and Management (FEP), offers three undergraduate programmes, namely the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Business Administration. The programmes offered include both full-time and executive programmes.

SPE has also continued to excel by maintaining the international accreditation of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 2012 for three undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes.

The SPE postgraduate programmes currently comprise of four Master by Coursework programmes, namely the Master of Finance, Master of Economics, Master of Entrepreneurship and Master of Business Administration (effective October 2020), as well as the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy that encompass 11 areas of expertise. - UPM