A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Accounting is often referred to as the “language of business.” It is a process which measures a business or organization’s financial and economic activity. There are various organizations within the field of accounting that assist with this process. Some of these groups may include standard-setters, professional bodies, and accounting firms.
Singapore (新加坡) is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. Singapore has six national universities and are generally well-regarded and attracts exchange students from all over the world.
Accounting is an integral part of the management and governance of any enterprise. It acts as a decision-making aid by providing the information necessary for planning, c
Accounting is an integral part of the management and governance of any enterprise. It acts as a decision-making aid by providing the information necessary for planning, control and performance evaluation. The stakeholders of an entity rely on the accounting information to assist in a variety of decisions including the acquisition or sale of shares, lending of funds and the provision of services or goods.
This Master’s Degree is aimed at students from any discipline seeking to acquire an accredited accounting qualification.
Structure and Content
The programme consists of 12 units and may be completed in 12 months.
CPA Australia – Associate membership & enrolment in the CPA Programme
Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Exemptions for F1-F9 papers
Recognised by Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
Recognised by Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) for Associate membership
Recognised by Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) for Associate membership
SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA
SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.
Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning.
Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus.
GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later.
Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore.
Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,...