The main aim of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Financeis to give students the additional skills and knowledge required for their career development. Holders of the Graduate Diploma will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and critical understanding of the major theories and concepts in accounting and finance.
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance aims to provide students:
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
This module aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of aspects of accounting and auditing represented in professional practice in public accounting firms. Specifically the module aims to provide students with an understanding of ethical reasoning as applied to issues in professional practice and business. Develop awareness of aspects of the development of the accounting profession.
The primary aim is to extend students’ understanding of the theories, techniques and practices of management and cost accounting. This module will familiarise students with both the theoretical role and purposes of management accounting and with all the major aspects of management accounting practice and will enable them to better understand the various techniques, and issues surrounding them, by which accountants provide useful information to assist managers with the activities of planning, controlling, decision-making and performance measurement and management within organisations.
This module further develops students understanding of the principles and practices of financial accounting, so that they can appreciate the contribution it makes to the effective operation of a business. The module provides students with the knowledge and skills to help them apply current accounting standards, and critically appraise the underlying concepts and financial reporting methods. Provides an introduction to Corporate Governance.
The study of Corporate Finance is to equip students with a working knowledge of the financial environment. Students will learn the tools and concepts needed for making financial decisions. The course addresses the three main areas of Corporate Finance, namely, what long-term investments a corporation should take on; how should it finance its investments; and how should a corporation manage its everyday financial activities.
The module will cover the Singapore Income Tax System as it applies to individual employees, investment income and business income. The module is structured to provide an excellent foundation in the core areas of tax likely to be encountered during the initial phase of tax experience and to prepare students for more advanced study in Taxation.
Students will learn about the Regulatory Framework for the professional assurances services profession; the Professional Code of Ethics and Conduct for accountants, the auditing process which includes audit planning, review of internal control systems, compliance testing and substantive testing and finally reporting.
The aim of the module is to introduce students to the important aspects of project management, project evaluation, project implementation and project review. Project scheduling, project costs and risk strategies are also considered.
"Entrepreneurship" may result in new organizations or revitalize mature organizations in response to a perceived business opportunity. A new business started by an entrepreneur is referred to as a start-up company. In recent years, the term has been extended to include social and political forms of entrepreneurial activity. Entrepreneurship within a firm or large organization has been referred to as intrapreneurship and may include corporate ventures where large entities spin off subsidiary organizations.
21 years or above
Minimum Academic Entry Requirement:
MODE OF DELIVERY
Lectures, Tutorial, Seminars, Workshops, Case studies and Exercises, Class discussion
Full Time: 8 Months
Students attend lessons 3 hours per day plus directed/independent study for a period of 8 months from Monday to Friday.
Part Time: 12 Months
Students attend 3-hr lessons 2 nights a week for a period of 12 months.
Full Time: Every 2 Months/Modular
Part Time: Every 3 Months/Modular
Intake Full Time falls in January, March, May, July, September and November
Part Time falls in January, April, July, October
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