Admission Requirements

Applicants of the program should satisfy all the following requirements:  

1. A First Degree with Good Standing

The MSc in Accounting program welcomes applicants from both business and non-business degrees to apply. Entry requirements are listed as below: 

i)  Applicants possess a bachelor degree with good standing in business disciplines from a recognized university or approved institution; or 

ii) Applicants who graduated from a non-business discipline should fulfill at least one of the following conditions:  

  • Studied courses in Accounting, Economics, and Statistics during their undergraduate studies with satisfactory performance; or  
  • Passed the module/ paper on Financial Reporting or  Financial Accounting from a recognized Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination; or  
  • Having a minimum of 2 years’ full-time post-qualification working experience in an accounting related field.  

2. English Proficiency 

Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification* was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was not English, are required to fulfill the minimum English Language requirements in TOEFL/IELTS examination.

*Qualification with duration equivalent to a full-time bachelor’s degree (i.e. at least 3 years).  

3. Relevant Experience

No minimum working experience is required. However, any relevant work or business experience will add weight to the application under consideration.  

4. GMAT/GRE

Applicants are highly recommended to have a satisfactory GMAT / GRE score.

The key selection criteria will be assessed through written and/or online application documents and through a personal assessment interview.