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Professional Diploma in Accounting and Financial Service (Part-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Kaplan Higher Education Institute

Course Introduction

Kaplan Higher Education Institute (KHEI) offers part time programmes that help working professionals balance part time studies with personal or work commitments. With a typical term of three months covering two modules of study, KHEI’s part time programmes are flexible and can fit into the busy schedules of executives and managers. Choose from over 100 quality part time programmes, offered by Kaplan and international universities.


Graduation and Qualification
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Accounting and Financial Service from Kaplan Higher Education Institute.

Subsequently, students may pursue the bachelor degree programme in Kaplan Higher Education or other bachelor degree programmes. The articulated bachelor degree programme is also subject to the prior qualification of candidates and university requirement upon entry application.

Curriculum Overview

Professional Diploma in Accounting and Financial Service aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to work as accounting or finance professional in any type or size of organisations and in any sector of public or private organisations as well as to promote graduates to relevant bachelor degree programmes with world class universities.
 

Term 1  Financial Accounting Intensive
 Managerial Accounting and Statistics
Term 2  Financial Reporting and Analysis Intensive
 Rules and Regulations for Financial Advisory Services
Term 3  Introduction to Securities and Investment (International)
 Dynamics of Business Intensive
Term 4  Strategic Cost Analysis 1



Entry Requirements

Local Students
•GCE A-Level; OR
•Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis; OR
•Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience)

International Students
•Completion of Year 12; OR
•Completion of less than Year 12 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; OR
•IB Diploma; OR
•Pre-university certifications; OR
•Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

English language requirement:
•Successfully pass Kaplan English Placement Test; OR
•Grade E in any GCE A-level subjects conducted in English; OR
•IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (applicable for International students

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers assignments, examination, projects, diploma/advanced diploma (if earned) and transcript.

•Installment 1: $1,642.45
Installment 2: $1,642.45
Installment 3: $1,257.25
Installment 4: $1,257.25
Total Fees: S$5,799.40
•Receive $100 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our diploma course. T&Cs apply.

GCE 'N', 'O', NITEC will be required to take foundation modules. The number of foundation modules is subjected to assessment by the Academic Board.

Kaplan Diploma programmes are eligible for $500 SkillsFuture Credit.

With effect from 19 May 2017, SkillsFuture Credit used for a programme at Kaplan (subject to SkillsFuture’s approved list of programmes) will be paid directly to Kaplan Higher Education Institute.

If you wish to use your SkillsFuture Credit, you can make your claim up to 60 days before the start of the programme till the day of programme commencement (with effect from 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.

When making a claim, you should inform your Programme Consultant on the intention to use your SkillsFuture Credit and to request for the relevant amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees. After which, you can then submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the relevant amount to be paid to Kaplan Higher Education Institute for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit

Non-tuition fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
•Application fee: SGD 74.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

The curriculum is taught over approximately 8 months as part time, with each term 10 weeks covering 2 subjects, and 5 weeks covering 1 subject. Each subject covers 24 to 48 contact hours with 3 hours per session in one term.

a) The module: Rules and Regulations for Financial Advisory Services will be assessed by quiz or class participation as well as 50% online examination assessed by Singapore College of Insurance, SCI.

Students are required to obtain an average of 50 marks overall to pass the module. You will earn additional certificate awarded by SCI when you obtain 75 marks on the external online exams component.

b) The module: Introduction to Securities & Investment (International) will be assessed by quiz or class participation as well as 50% online examination assessed by Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, CISI.

Students are required to obtain an average of 50 marks overall to pass the module. You will earn additional certificate awarded by CISI when you obtain 70 marks on the external exams component.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
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