MICPA-CAANZ Conversion Programme


The Faculty of Business & Accountancy, University of Malaya (UM) in collaboration with The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) is offering a programme specifically designed for non-accounting students and graduates who are interested to pursue a career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA). This specially-tailored MICPA Conversion Programme (MCP) qualifies you for the joint MICPA-CAANZ Programme offered by MICPA and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). The MICPA–CAANZ Programme provides its graduates with a dual qualification – Certified Public Accountant, Malaysia (CPA (M)) and Chartered Accountant, Australia and New Zealand (CA (ANZ)).
Our 12-month Conversion Programme consists of modules in accounting, business, finance, law, taxation and auditing. Similar programmes are offered by a number of institutions in Australia to enable graduates in other disciplines to fulfil the educational requirements for entry into the CA Programme.
MCP Target Group
  • Non-accounting degree holders from recognised Universities with strong CGPA
  • 4th year non-accounting undergraduates from recognised Universities with strong CGPA
MCP Benefits
  1. Fast track programme for non-accounting graduates
  2. Dual career opportunities
  3. Affordable fee with UM brand
  4. Eligible to pursue the MICPA-CAANZ Programme which consists of 5 modules
  5. MICPA will facilitate the placement of candidates for employment with Approved Training Employers
  6. Qualified to be an Accounting Technician*
    * Upon completion of the Professional Ethics Module and two (2) years of practical experience.
MCP Duration and Intakes
June- July '16
Financial Accounting 1 (FA1)
Business and Company Law (BCL)
July - Oct '16 9.00 a.m - 6.00 p.m (Saturday) July 2016
Oct - Nov '16
Auditing (AA)
Business Strategic and Financial Management (BSFM)
Financial Accounting 2 (FA2)

Nov ' 16 - Jan '17

9.00 a.m - 6.00 p.m (Saturday)
9.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m (Sunday)
Dec'16 - Jan'17
Financial Reporting (FR)
Management Accounting (MA)
Taxation (TAX)
9.00 a.m - 6.00 p.m (Saturday)
9.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m (Sunday)
MCP Eligibility Requirement
The eligibility criteria for MCP are as follows:
  • Must be matured, academically motivated, willing to broaden their horizons, seeking new experience or challenge, and independent
  • Must have basic English Language proficiency (it is an added advantage as courses are conducted in English)
  • Must either be currently in the 4th year of their degree or graduated from recognised Universities in or outside of Malaysia
  • Must have strong Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
Note: Exemptions will be granted to students on a case-by-case basis
RM 1,200.00 per module / candidate Note: Programme Fee excludes transportation, meals and accommodation and is inclusive of 6% GST. All fees are due in full before the start of the Programme.
MCP Application Process
Apply for the Programme at least three (3) months prior to the commencement date as stated in the Programme schedule. The application process is as follows:
  1. Fill out and submit the online application form at http://goo.gl/forms/CPMGyUJFcg and arrange for payment.
  2. A confirmation email from the CME@UM Secretariat will be sent to the applicant
  3. For further enquiries, you are welcome to contact us via: T: +603 7967 3948 | F: +603 7967 3953| E: cme.fba@um.edu.my