ABOUT CPA PROGRAM

CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 164,695 members (as at 31 December 2018) working in 150 countries and regions around the world. A large number of CPA Australia members hold senior leadership roles, and a large proportion of these operate at CEO or CFO level or as business owners. The CPA (Certified Practising Accountant) designation is recognised throughout the world and denotes a combination of strategic business skill and leadership as well as technical rigour. It shows that the holder has a sound knowledge of accounting and finance in terms of depth, breadth and quality. The CPA Australia Program is a rigorous, educational and experience-based program, comprising a mix of educational segments and integrated workplace learning.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  1. A degree level qualification recognised by CPA Australia.
    The list do accredited courses can be found in www.cpaaustralia.com.au.
  2. Your degree can be completed while you are studying the CPA Australia Program.
  3. Foundation exams will be required for applicants that do not have a recognised degree.

PRACTICAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Key Requirements
  1. Complete a minimum of three years of relevant work experience.
  2. Demonstrate competence in the necessary technical, business, personal effectiveness and leadership skills.
  3. You will need a mentor who is a CPA, FCPA or IFAC member to review your experience and sign-off the time period that you’re claiming and the skills that you’ve acquired.
  4. Previous relevant experience can be recognised before, during or after you’ve finished the professional education component.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Compulsory Subjects

Intake Period
February / July
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

Most students complete this segment first. This segment raises your awareness of various ethical, moral and practical considerations you may face as an accountant, and equips you with a value framework that will help you to act in the public interest. This commitment to integrity is one of things that sets the CPA apart from other accountancy qualifications.

Intake Period
February / July
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

Financial reporting is of course primarily important to determine an organisation’s financial performance and position. But as a CPA member, you will come to see it also as a means of communicating with investors, customers, suppliers and regulators. Taking financial reporting beyond compliance will help push your career further.

Intake Period
February / July
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

This segment teaches effective planning, measuring, analysis and communication in a global business environment. It shows you how to contribute to strategy development and implementation to secure a stronger competitive position for your organisation. In short, it provides you with the skills you need to get ahead.

Intake Period
February / July
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

This segment consolidates the knowledge you will have gained in the other three compulsory segments. In an increasingly complex business environment, characterised by change, uncertainty and escalating competition, the disciplines of strategy and leadership are now more relevant than ever.

Elective Subject

Intake Period
February
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

Accounting as a discipline continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of society. For example, the accounting profession has been at the forefront in establishing emissions trading schemes and carbon credits, a notion unheard of a decade ago. This segment examines new issues, providing an opportunity for consideration and discussion of the role of the CPA in contemporary business.

Intake Period
February
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

The audit and assurance process is more than just compliance. This segment takes you through the process of both auditor and client, giving you an awareness of internal and external assurance services that can determine the future of a business.

Intake Period
July
Duration
3 months per semester
Study Mode
– KL Face-to-face
– Blended Online

The global financial crisis has highlighted the key role that ethical, independent accountants have to play in managing risk and risk-laden assets. This segment equips you to recognize the financial risks faced by both small and large corporations in utilising, and in complying with international reporting requirements relating to, derivatives and hedging. It also equips you to put measures in place to manage risk.

Contact Hours

KL Face-to-Face
Blended Online
Core Classes
28 – 32 hrs
Videos + 5 hrs Tutorial*
Intensive Revision Course
4 hrs
4 hrs*
Mock Exam
3 hrs
3 hrs
  • *Video Conference

EXAM STRUCTURE

Compulsory ModulesElective Modules
Combination of multiple-choice and extended-response question100 per cent multiple-choice questions

IMPORTANT PROGRAMME DATES

DateDescription
Wednesday 30 October 2019Enrolment opens
Monday 25 November 2019Exam scheduling opens
Wednesday 15 January 2020Early bird enrolment closing date
Friday 24 January 2020Final enrolment closing date
Tuesday 28 January 2020Semester starts
Friday 7 February 2020Closing date for exam scheduling or rescheduling
Saturday 11 April –
Tuesday 28 April 2020
Exam period
Friday 5 June 2020Exam results released via the CPA Australia website
DateDescription
Friday 1 May 2020Enrolment opens
Friday 8 May 2020Exam scheduling opens
Wednesday 8 July 2020Early bird enrolment closing date
Monday 20 July 2020Final enrolment closing date
Tuesday 21 July 2020Semester starts
Monday 27 July 2020Closing date for exam scheduling or rescheduling
Saturday 26 September –
Sunday 11 October 2020
Exam period
Friday 20 November 2020Exam results released via the CPA Australia website

PASS RATES

COURSE FEE

Fees payable to Noesis Exed Sdn Bhd
1) KL Face-to-face Mode Fees:
CPA estimated cost of completion (Ringgit Malaysia)
Sem 1Sem 2Sem 3Sem 4Sem 5Sem 6Total
Registration fee500500
Tuition fee
1st Subject3,0003,000
2nd Subject2,7002,700
3rd Subject2,4002,400
4th Subject2,1002,100
5th Subject1,8001,800
6th Subject1,5001,500
Total fees payable to Noesis14,000
*Qualified for EPF Education Withdrawal and HRDF claimable for Malaysian only
2)Blended Mode Fees:
ModeRegistration FeeCourse Fee
Malaysia Blended (MB)RM500 / SGD160 / VND2.8m20% discount from KLF fees
Singapore Online (SO)SGD550 per subject
Vietnam Online (VO)VND2.9m per subject

EXAM FEE

Fees payable to CPA Australia (Subject to change)
2020 (Malaysia)2020 (Global)
Assessment fee (new student)MYR 530AUD 180
Segment enrolment fee (first closing)MYR 2500AUD 1140
Segment enrolment fee (second closing)MYR 2980AUD 1290
Subscription fee (yearly)MYR 690AUD 325

UNIVERSITY DISCOUNT

University Discount List for Year 2020/2021 (KL & SG)
40%

TARUC, Monash University

30%

University of Nottingham, Sunway University

20%

RMIT, UTAR, HELP, MMU, UiTM

10%

Singapore Management University, University of Warwick, Curtin University, Nanyang Technological University, University of London, University of Melbourne, UM, UNITEN, UUM, INTI

LECTURER PROFILES

Noesis prides itself on the quality of its lecturers across all programs.
The profile of some of our CPA Australia lecturers are below:

TIMETABLE

Click to see full timetable for CPA program.