Admission Requirement

Admission Requirements

  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized tertiary institution; or

  • Holders of a qualification deemed to be equivalent.

Initial selection will be judged on the basis of results in official academic transcripts, proof of English proficiency and relevant supporting documents. Shortlisted and qualified candidates will be invited to attend an admission interview together with a written test for further assessment on their English proficiency and attitude.

Admission Requirements
Note for Applicants:
  • Applicants bear the responsibility to confirm with HKICPA that their Bachelor’s degrees are recognized in meeting the student registration requirements of the HKICPA QP before applying for admission to the MAcc programme.

  • Expecting Bachelor’s degree holders who will acquire the requisite academic qualification before the programme commencement may also apply for admission.

  • Both business and non-business degree holders must satisfy the Pre-core programme requirements prior to their completion of the MAcc programme. The Pre-core programme includes courses on Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Management and Statistics. Applicants should have demonstrated in their official academic transcripts that they possess fundamental knowledge in these areas. Students may also satisfy the Pre-core programme requirements by taking equivalent courses in other recognized programmes. Participants with deficiencies in any of these courses must take, at their extra cost, the prescribed Pre-core courses (which are no credit-unit courses with pass/fail option) to satisfy the competency requirements for admission to the HKICPA QP. The offering of pre-core courses by the Department is subject to the demand of admissions.

English Proficiency Requirement

English Proficiency Requirement

Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degree were obtained from non-English-medium institutions. These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

  • A score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based test) in TOEFL; or

  • An overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS



Tuition Fee

Tuition fees are subject to annual review.

  • For Full-time mode students, tuition fee will be paid in 3 installments

  • For Part-time mode students, tuition fee will be paid in 6 installments

# Plus Pre-core programme: $5,000 per course.





Application Fee

  • Non-refundable






Student Visa

Students from overseas and Mainland China need a visa to study in Hong Kong. Please note the followings:

Student Visa
  • Applications should be made at least two months in advance

  • Students from Mainland China should submit their visa applications through the University. Detailed information will be given once admission is offered.

  • Students from other countries should enquire at their local Chinese Embassy or write to the Immigration Department of Hong Kong (Address : 7 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong)

  • Students needing help to find a visa sponsor should contact the Graduate School.

For more details, visit the Graduate School or HKSAR Immigration Department website.