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Factors Influencing the Diploma in Accounting (DIA) Students' Decision to Pursue Professional Accounting Programmes

Noorain, Omar (2009) Factors Influencing the Diploma in Accounting (DIA) Students' Decision to Pursue Professional Accounting Programmes. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study examines the influence of (1) Gender; (2) Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA); (3) Level of English; (4) Parent’s educational background; (5) Availability of study grant; (6) Personal attributes and (7) Students’ perception on the Diploma in Accounting (DIA) students’ decision to pursue professional accounting programmes. Based on a survey of 66 graduating students of part 6, 7 & 8, the findings reveal that CGPA and the availability of study grant are the two main variables found to be significant in influencing the DIA students’ decision to pursue professional accounting programmes. The results would be useful to the Faculty of Accountancy of UiTM to formulate the appropriate strategy to improve the CGPA achievement and to have a clear cut policy on financial supports.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Decision to Pursue, Diploma in Accounting, Professional Accounting Programmes, Universiti Teknologi MARA or Mara University of Technology (UiTM)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5601-5689 Accounting
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mrs Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2010 02:13
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:13
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1751

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