Our Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to help recent graduates adapt to the cultural and technological shifts in the accounting field. With the increased adoption of technology, accounting firms now face new demands to recruit employees who possess data analytics skills combined with accounting knowledge. Our curriculum will equip you with the necessary skills, network, and knowledge to be competitive in the industry.
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Why Choose NUS MSc in Accounting?
Expand Your Capabilities, Create Your LegacyThe accounting sector is becoming more automated and less labour-intensive. In addition, new capabilities beyond traditional accounting skills are being increasingly demanded. Our MSc in Accounting program helps to train you to be adept in traversing these new territories. Structured over 12 months, you will learn from distinguished faculty members with recognized expertise in their fields, as well as from talented peers and colleagues from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Inspiring Global LeadersWith more than 130 distinguished international faculty from over 20 regions, offering broad industry experience and seasoned business insights, our NUS Business School faculty are committed to providing you with an enriching and stimulating business education.
A Vibrant CommunityAs a student in the MSc in Accounting program, the student experience should not only be restricted to the classroom. In addition to academic activities, you will have access to a myriad of social, corporate, and enrichment activities, which are organized specially for you to have a fulfilling time here at NUS.
The NUS Alumni CommunityThe National University of Singapore is world-renowned for its academic excellence in education, research, and service. Upon completion of your NUS MSc in Accounting, you will join a vibrant network consisting of more than 39,000 business school graduates and 300,000 university alumni from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. On top of this, you will have the honor of establishing the alumni network for our NUS MSc in Accounting community.
“As a former senior partner in a Big 4 accounting firm and a current chairman of the audit committee of a Big 3 Singapore bank, I have come across many CEOs, CFOs and other senior executives with an accounting qualification. The multi-disciplinary skills and the high ethical standard of these leaders contribute hugely to the success of their organisations. Combining our rich corporate experience and academic excellence, NUS Business School is offering the MSc in Accounting degree as a trend-setting programme designed to transform you — a graduate with a first degree in any discipline — into an individual who is ready to take on the opportunities and challenges in the new digital world. An MSc in Accounting graduate equipped with a blend of accounting and data analytic skills will either rise as a more finance-savvy executive in the same organisation or branch out to a new role not previously thought possible, like an auditor, a data analyst, an equity analyst, an M&A advisor or even an entrepreneur — the list goes on without boundaries.”
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Programme Structure & Curriculum
Our MSc in Accounting program is delivered intensively over 12 months in a three-semester structure that includes a practicum in the final semester. You are expected to complete 40 Modular Credits (MCs) to graduate.
August – November
January – April
May – July
4 Core Modules(16 MCs)
1 Core Module(4 MCs)3 Elective Modules(12 MCs)
2 Elective Modules(8 MCs)
Limited study awards are available for outstanding applicants. The study award will cover a portion of the program fees.
Study award recipients are chosen based on merit. To increase your chances for a study award, a competitive GMAT/GRE score is expected. There is no need to apply separately for the study award.
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