Bachelor of Accountancy with Second Major in Entrepreneurship

Single Degree with 2nd Major

Programme Type


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What makes potential employees attractive to employers? It’s their talent and ability to generate and execute innovative ideas. 

At Nanyang Technological University (NTU), you can now pursue a Bachelor of Accountancy with Second Major in Entrepreneurship (SMiE) Major in Entrepreneurship (SMiE), a joint degree programme in collaboration with the NTU Entrepreneurship Academy and Nanyang Business School.     

The SMiE is developed to prepare NTU graduates for challenges in this new digital age by promoting greater flexibility for them to pursue interdisciplinary programmes and pan-university majors.  

This full-time, three-year programme includes a 20-week, hands-on experiential session that will introduce you to start-ups, venture capital firms, entrepreneurship support organisations, and innovation setups in corporations. It will equip you with essential entrepreneurship competency and a forward-thinking mindset for identifying and launching new business ventures in this digital economy.   

As an SMiE student, you will also have to be quick in identifying economic values of technology and be able to seize new opportunities, translating them into products and services that benefit society.   

Upon graduation, you will be part of the next generation of talent in driving technological innovation.​                     

NUS High and polytechnic graduates may be granted course exemptions for a relevan​t accountancy or business core course based on their qualifications.

Course exemptions include:

  • NUS High Graduates

    If you have taken both MA5107 Statistics and MA6207 AP Statistics, and score​d at least B+ for MA6207, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year core course,  AB1202 Statistics & Analysis.

  • Polytechnic Graduates
    You may be granted an exemption for a relevant first-year course related to the Diploma you have obtained. Note that only Diplomas listed in Annex A are allowed exemptions. Students who are considering an exemption for AC1103 Accounting I, please see the special instructions here. 

Nanyang Business School students transferring from other programmes can seek exemptions and credit transfers for similar or relevant courses covered in their previous programme of study.  

Students transferring from other universities should submit an Exemption Request Form together with their degree audit/transcript, and detailed outline of the course(s) via email to NBS Registration for review and consideration.

Students applying for course exemptions must submit their application before the end of the second week of the first semester for their enrolment.

If you opt for an exemption, you:

  • Are deemed to have fulfilled the course requirements and the required number of Academic Units.
  • Do not need to attend the lectures, tutorials, seminars, or examinations for the exempted course(s). 
  • Will not be given a grade for the exempted course(s).

Exempted courses do not count towards your Grade Point Average and have no bearing on the classification of the honours that you will be awarded.

If you are eligible for a core course exemption, you do not have to take up the offer. For example, you may prefer to read the course at the undergraduate level as a useful refresher of the higher-level courses. In which case, no action is needed on your part. Simply attend the course as scheduled in your timetable. 

3.5 years, with direct honours. 

Core Courses

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Financial Management
  • Business Law
  • Statistics & Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Operations & Process
  • Intermediate Excel

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (Common Core)

  • Healthy Living and Mental Wellbeing
  • Sustainability: Society, Economy & Environment
  • Science and Technology for Humanity
  • Career & Entrepreneurial Development for the Future World
  • Ethics & Civics in a Multi-Cultural World
  • Navigating the Digital World
  • Inquiry and Communication in the Interdisciplinary World

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Core (Foundational Core)

  • Careers II
  • Decision Making with Programming & Analytics
  • Professional Attachment
  • Communication Management Strategies

Broadening and Deepening Electives


  • Technopreneurial Mindset and Technology Innovation 
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
  • Managing New Ventures
  • Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Elective (Choose four to five Courses)

  • Enterprise Strategy
  • E-Startups & Social Media Strategies
  • Innovation Marketing
  • Law of Intellectual Property & New Media
  • Business Venture Implementation
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing and Business Development
  • Venture Capital Investment
  • Design and System Thinking
  • Innovation and Commercialization of Technologies
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Experiential Programme
(Overseas Entrepreneurship Programme / Local Professional Attachment with start-ups or venture capital firms)

Specialisation Component - Accountancy Courses (Nine courses)

  • AC2101 Accounting Recognition & Measurement
  • AC2104 Assurance & Auditing
  • AC2105 Accounting for Decision-making & Control
  • AC2301 Principles of Taxation
  • AC2302 Company Law & Corporate Governance
  • AC2401 Accounting Information Systems
  • AC3102 Risk Reporting & Analysis
  • AC3103 Accounting Analysis & Valuation
  • AC3104 Risk Management & Advanced Auditing