Factors Influencing the Students’ Choice of Accounting as a Major

Syed Ali, Sharifah Sabrina and Tinggi, Micheal (2013) Factors Influencing the Students’ Choice of Accounting as a Major. unspecified. (Unpublished)

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Accounting program, a specialized professional program—including financial accounting, accounting information system, cost and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, financial statement analysis, accounting theory and practices including professional standards such as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), financial management and public sector accounting—prepares the students to practice the profession of accounting and perform any related business function. The Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) introduced Accounting program in September 2012. This study examines the impact of factors like past achievements, personal interests, job prospect, media, family members and peers on the choice of students in accepting the offer of ‘Accounting’ as a major in UNIMAS.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Accounting, Bachelor of Accountancy in UNIMAS, students, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2014 02:40
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2016 04:20
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/589

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