Programme Structure

The programme requires the completion of a total 36 units consisting of 7 core courses and 5 elective courses. In addition, all students must satisfy the pre-core programme requirements in 7 courses.

Students who have successfully completed all the 7 core courses and 5 elective courses with a total of 36 units, satisfied the pre-core programme requirements, obtained a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or above will be awarded the Master of Accountancy.

Core Courses

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business and Company Law
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Accounting Theory

Elective Courses

  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Assurance
  • Corporate Financing
  • Integrated Project
  • International Taxation
  • Securities Regulation
  • Contemporary Strategic Management Accounting Issues

Pre-core Programme Courses

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Statistics
  • Marketing for Accountants
  • Intermediate Accounting



Study Schedule

Study Mode

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Professional Recognitions

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
10 module exemptions from HKICPA New Qualification Programme (QP):
  • M1 Accounting
  • M2 Management Accounting
  • M3 Business Economics
  • M4 Business Management
  • M5 Information Management
  • M5 Information Management
  • M6 Financial Accounting
  • M7 Financial Management
  • M8 Principles of Auditing
  • M9 Principles of Taxation
  • M10 Business & Company Law
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

9 exemptions from ACCA

  • Business and Technology (BT)
  • Financial Accounting (FA)
  • Management Accounting (MA)
  • Corporate and Business Law (LW)
  • Taxation (TX)
  • Financial Reporting (FR)
  • Performance Management (PM)
  • Financial Management (FM)
  • Audit and Assurance (A)


CPA Australia
6 paper exemptions in CPA Australia:
  • Economics and Markets
  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Business Law
  • Business Finance
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Management Accounting


Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

11 exemptions from CIMA professional examinations through Master’s Gateway Route:

Certificate BA Level

  • BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
Operational Level
  • E1 Managing Finance in a Digital World
  • P1 Management Accounting
  • F1 Financial Reporting
  • Operational Case Study Exam
Management Level
  • E2 Managing Performance
  • P2 Advanced Management Accounting
  • F2 Advanced Financial Reporting


The Association of International Accountants (AIA)

9 exemptions from AIA professional examination

Foundation Level

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Audit
  • Business Management
Professional 1 Level
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting 1
  • Principles of Governance and Audit
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law for Accountants
  • Taxation (UK)


CMA Australia
Exemption of 16 courses in the Certified Management Accountants program:
  • Organizational Management
  • Accounting Principles & Practice
  • Accounting Control Systems
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Financial Economics
  • International Business Law & Governance
  • Business Analysis & Audit
  • International Business Taxation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Information Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Modelling
  • Managerial Accounting