Bachelor of Accountancy

Single Degree

Programme Type


Undergraduate Admissions

Get ahead of the curve as you learn from world-class professors on the fundamentals of accounting as well as the latest trends and issues.

We have the most established and well-regarded accountancy programme in Singapore and the region, with a long tradition (more than five decades) of training professional accountants for leadership roles as partners in accounting firms, ​chief financial officers of major corporations and managing directors of public and private companies.

Broaden your mind with exciting and flexible options to pursue interests beyond accounting that will prepare you for the demands and challenges of the new global economy.​​​​ 

Please refer to the following links for the admission requirements for the respective qualifications:

Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level

Diploma (Polytechnic or equivalent institution)

International Baccalaureate Diploma

NUS High School Diploma

International & Other Qualifications - Please refer to  Admission Guide for information.

'A'-level, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, NUS High and Polytechnic graduates may be granted course exemptions for a relevan​t Accountancy or Business core course based on their pre-university qualifications.

Course exemptions for:

  • A-Levels Graduates

    If you have obtained an A grade and above for Economics at H2 Level, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course  HE9091_Principles of Economics.

  • IB Diploma Graduates

    If you who have obtained a Grade 7 and above for Economics at Standard Level OR a Grade 6 and above for Economics at Higher Level, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course,  HE9091_Principles of Economics.

  • 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. If you have obtained a Subject CAP 4 and above for Economics, you will be eligible for exemption from the first-year Core course  HE9091_Principles of Economics.

  • 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

Transfer students from other schools in NTU can seek exemptions and credit transfers for similar or relevant courses covered in their previous programme of study. 

Transfer students from other universities should submit an  Exemption Request Form for Transfer Students​, together with your degree audit/transcript, and detailed course outline of the courses that you have taken with your former institute, to the NBS Undergraduate Programmes Office at S3-B3a for review and consideration. Students applying for course exemptions must submit their application to the School within the first semester for their enrolment in NTU.​

If you opt for an exemption, you :

  • Are deemed to have fulfilled the requirements of the course and the corresponding number of Academic Units (AUs) will be awarded to you.
  • Need not attend the lectures/tutorials/sem​inars and examinations for the exempted course.
  • Will not be given a grade for the exempted course.

Exempted courses do not count towards your Grade Point Average (GPA) and have no bearing on the classification of honours to be awarded to you.

You are welcome of course to choose not to take up a course exemption offer (For example, you may feel that taking the course at the undergraduate level will serve as a good refresher and appreciation of the higher-level courses), no action is needed on your part. You may continue to read the course as scheduled in your timetable.

3 Years 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)

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

Broadening and Deepening Electives (5 Courses)

Specialisation Component (Accountancy courses - 9 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 & Equity Valuation
  • AC3104 Risk Management & Advanced Accounting

With accountancy profession, you will have the versatility to choose from a broad and diverse range of career functions such as: 

  • Assurance 
  • Taxation Management 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Management Accounting 
  • Auditing 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) 
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) 
  • Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) 
  • Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) 
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) 
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) 
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) 
  • CPA Australia 
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 
  • Certified Management Accountants Australia (CMA) 
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

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