Master of Science in Accountancy

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type

Full-time, Part-time

MSc Accountancy

mscacc@ntu.edu.sg​

Master the language of business and accelerate your career in accounting and finance with Singapore’s first and most established accounting school, and gain direct access to the Professional Programme of the Singapore Chartered Accountant qualification.

The MSc Accountancy (MACC) curriculum prepares participants to be future-ready and succeed in the fast-evolving accounting landscape through innovative modules such as Forensic Accounting and Digital Forensics, and Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Accounting.  Our strong industry connections also ensure high industry relevance where selected modules are co-taught with domain experts from the Big Four accounting firms. 

The MACC programme is accredited by the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and our graduates are able to fast track their professional accounting qualification journey by advancing directly to the Professional Programme of the Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification. They also enjoys significant exemptions with international accounting bodies such as ICAEW, CPA Australia, ACCA, CIMA, to name a few. 

For full programme details, please refer to MSc Accountancy.

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SINGAPORE’S ACCOUNTING POWERHOUSE

NBS houses Singapore’s first and most established accountancy school in Asia. We have more than 50 years of track record in training executives in accounting and finance-related fields. We are among the top 5 in experimental audit research with Professor Tan Hun Tong being a world leader in this field. Many of our faculty members serve on the council and committees of ISCA, and together with our alumni who are well-recognised industry leaders, we are actively shaping the accounting profession.

 

A CURRICULUM FOCUSED ON FUTURE-READINESS

The programme’s rigorous and innovative industry-relevant curriculum aims to develop you holistically so that you enjoy high employability upon graduation. Modules such as Forensic Accounting and Digital Forensics, and Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Accounting will equip you with the skill sets to succeed in the fast-evolving accounting landscape. Besides learning from our world-class faculty, you will also have access to ample networking opportunities with industry partners.

 

STRONG INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Selected modules are conceptualised and co-taught with domain experts from Big Four accounting firms, ensuring high industry relevance and the robust application of advanced accounting knowledge in real-world business settings.


Applicants who wish to apply to the MSc Accountancy are required to meet the minimum admission requirements below:

  • A good Bachelor's degree from any dis​cipline
  • A good GMAT/GRE score
  • TOEFL/IELTS for applicants whose first degree was taught in a language other than English
  • ​​Work experience is a plus but not required

* GMAT/ GRE waiver will be considered on a case-by-case basis if you have 5 years and above of relevant work experience in a major organisation.​

The institutional code for the following tests are:

  • ​GMAT: V24-ZV-83
  • GRE: 3123
  • TOEFL: 9705

 

Application deadline:

  • Round 1: 31 January
  • Round 2: 31 March

Programme Fee:

S$50,290 (inclusive of GST)

Application Fee:

S$100

The MSc Accountancy is a one-year full-time programme.

The programme covers 15 courses. Up to 2 waivers are allowed, based on previous extensive coverage in your undergraduate programme, subject to approval from the School. Waivers will be substituted with Master's level electives.

*All our courses are conducted in English, on NTU's vibrant campuses in Singapore.

The MSc Accountancy curriculum consists of 15 courses. AI and Automation is fast changing the work of accounting professionals and we have updated our curriculum to include Data Analytics & Machine Learning for Accounting and Forensic Accounting and Digital Forensics to ensure that our participants are equipped for the fast evolving accounting landscape.​

  • Business Analysis and Equity Valuation
  • Accounting for Decision Making and Control
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Accounting Recognition and Measurement
  • Assurance and Auditing
  • Company Law
  • Data Analytics & Machine Learning for Accounting​
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Forensic Accounting and Digital Forensics
  • Management of Legal Obligations in Business
  • Risk Management and Advanced Auditing
  • Risk Reporting and Analysis
  • Strategic Management
  • Tax Management

Graduates from the programme can advance directly to the Professional Programme of the Singapore CA Qualification. The School’s strong connections with the international accounting bodies such as ICAEW, CPA Australia, ACCA, CIMA, to name a few, allows our graduates to fast track their professional accounting qualification journey. 

The MSc Accountancy programme is also accredited by the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).​

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