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Factors Influencing POLIMAS Students in Choosing Diploma Accounting Course as Their Major

Intan Shairah, Che Din (2009) Factors Influencing POLIMAS Students in Choosing Diploma Accounting Course as Their Major. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study explores the factors that influence polytechnic students in selecting accounting as their major. The study examines the differences in the impact of the influential factors had on the decision to major in accounting among polytechnic students. The study uses a survey method, gathered from a sample of POLIMAS students majoring in accounting (Diploma Accountancy). The results show variables such as personal factors,job related factors and reference group influence polytechnic students in choosing their major. This paper contributes to an understanding that personal factors, job related factors and reference group influence the students choice in selecting accounting as their major.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Accounting Education, Polytechnic Students, Case Study, Polytechnic of Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah (POLIMAS)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5601-5689 Accounting
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mrs Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 12 May 2010 06:34
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:13
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1803

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