Singapore is currently the 4th most active hiring market in the world for finance and accounting professionals as a result of the increase in demand for higher standards of corporate governance and its’ growth as a global business and financial centre. Employers seek to hire individuals who have demonstrable technical competence as well as core job skills, especially the ability to communicate.
Through strong links with industry, development of valued soft skills within the curriculum and a high level of practical application the programme meets employer requirements enabling students to pursue a range of careers in Accounting, Auditing, Tax and Business Advisory services within commerce, industry and private practice.
What is the Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)?
The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) is a 108 credit point undergraduate programme that provides graduates with the education and skills necessary to be an accountant. The degree also provides a relevant qualification for careers in business and management.
The programme is tailored to the Singaporean context, but is otherwise identical to what is offered by the University of South Australia (UniSA). Students enrol into the second year of the degree programme with either 8 or 12 courses of advanced standing depending upon entry qualifications and then complete the equivalent of a further 16 or 12 courses to finalise the degree. There are 11 specified courses in the Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) that must be completed and a set of elective courses.
The 11 required courses are:
What will you learn?
The programme adopts a flexible delivery mode with face-to-face and online materials available. It combines lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshop sessions, with a student to faculty ratio of 1:36. Students will be assessed based on written assignments, presentations, group projects and written examinations.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Where does it lead?
Students will graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) awarded by the University of South Australia.
Recognition of this programme by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and CPA Australia is currently being pursued. Students will be advised when recognition is secured.
Students will also be able to pursue a range of careers in Accounting, Auditing, Tax and Business Advisory services within commerce, industry and private practice.
Who is it for?
The programme is designed for students with the following qualifications:
A total of 3 intakes in a year in January, May and September.
Full Time option – can be completed in 12 to 16 months
Part Time option – can be completed in 16 to 24 months
Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: