Welcome to the Division of Accounting in Nanyang Business School (NBS). One of Asia’s top business schools, NBS is part of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), which is a renowned research-intensive university. 

Our mission: We aim to nurture accounting and business professionals who can innovate, lead and transform through cutting-edge research, sustainable innovation, and holistic education by leveraging on our position within a leading technological university.  
Preparing accountancy and business leaders

In terms of education, we prepare you to be future-ready accountancy and business leaders who are equipped to be:  
• Advisors with accounting and business backgrounds
• Innovators with advanced digital and data skills
• Problem solvers with creative thinking and analytical skills
• Influencers with communication and social skills
• Leaders with team-building skills
• Professionals who are ethical and socially responsible. 

We offer three programmes:

• Bachelor of Accountancy – the most established undergraduate accountancy programme  in Singapore, with a long history of preparing professional accountants for leadership roles
• MSc Accountancy - a rigorous graduate program that equips you with the holistic skill set to succeed in the fast-evolving accounting sector
• PhD – a top ranked doctoral program in Asia, based on journal publications by our graduates,  that trains you to conduct high quality research and teach accounting   

Engaging in cutting-edge research and strategic thought leadership

In terms of research, our faculty members are constantly raising the bar for accountancy knowledge and practice. Their research is presented at leading international conferences and published in top accounting journals, such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Journal of Accounting Research. 

In addition, our members write thought leadership articles for various journals and the mass media, informing and influencing the accounting and business communities.  

They also engage with and serve on various high-level committees of governmental, professional, and business organisations, including the Accountant General Office, Public Transport Council, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, and Singapore Institute of Directors.

Feel free to explore our website to learn more about our faculty, research, programmes, and other activities. We hope you can join us or partner with us on our journey to inspire our community to innovate, lead and transform.   

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    Our Research

    We have a diverse group of faculty members, with unique expertise and strengths in experimental and archival research.

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    Contact Us

    Wendy TAN (Ms) 
    Academic Support Unit
    Division of Accounting
    Office: ABS-05-045, Nanyang Business School
    Nanyang Technological University
    91 Nanyang Avenue, Gaia, Singapore 639956
    Associate Professor Premila Gowri SHANKAR
    Head, Division of Accounting
    Office: ABS-05-046, Nanyang Business School
    Nanyang Technological University
    91 Nanyang Avenue, Gaia, Singapore 639956

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