The MSc Accountancy (MACC) programme at Nanyang Business School leverages on the school's long tradition and successful track record in training executives in accounting and finance-related fields. Each year, we admit two cohorts of around 40 students with a keen interest and enthusiasm to deepen their accountancy skills and knowledge, and to advance their careers in Singapore and beyond.
We have a comprehensive curriculum that includes data analytics, machine learning, and forensic accounting. In addition to being taught by our senior faculty, representatives from the Big Four accounting firms bring industry relevance into our classrooms for selected modules. Everything is designed to equip you with the holistic skill set to succeed in the fast evolving accounting landscape.
Our MSc Accountancy programme is accredited by the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), and is a stepping stone to the globally recognised Singapore Chartered Accountants (Singapore CA) qualification. Thanks to our close ties with international accounting bodies, such as ICAEW, CPA Australia, ACCA, and CIMA, we can help you to fast-track your professional accountancy journey.
Designed to accelerate careers in accounting and finance with Singapore’s first established accounting school, the MSc Accountancy at Nanyang Business School is offered as a full- or part-time programme. Full-time students can complete the programme in a year, part-time students over two years.
The programme covers 15 courses, comprising 9 full courses and 6 half-courses.
All our courses are conducted in English, on the vibrant campuses at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Our MSc Accountancy programme is accredited by both the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) and Institute of Singapore Chartered accountants (ISCA).
Why MSc Accountancy
​​The MSc Accountancy programme is the pathway for non-Accountancy graduates to join the Accountancy sector and for career advancement in accounting and finance functions.
Graduates of this program become eligible to take the Singapore CA Qualification professional exams which open the avenue for them to become a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.
Not only will students obtain both a global perspective and an Asian focus on business and accounting issues, but they will also be highly sought after by the Big 4 and other accounting firms, and will be well-positioned to build a career in that sector.
​Applicants who wish to apply to the Nanyang MSc Accountancy are required to meet the minimum admission requirements below:
A good Bachelor's degree from any discipline
A good GMAT/GRE score
TOEFL/IELTS for applicants whose first degree was taught in a language other than English
​​Work experience is a plus but not required
* GMAT/ GRE waiver will be considered on a case-by-case basis if you have 5 years and above of relevant work experience in a major organisation.​
​The institutional code for the following tests are:
​​Let us be the accelerator in your career journey​
Our objective is to empower you to better understand yourself and make the best of our resources and network. Throughout the academic year, GSCDO organises a wide range of activities exclusively for MSc Accountancy students.
We are constantly pushing the boundaries to ensure that you are ready for the job market. Here are the services we thoughtfully designed with you in mind:
Our specialised team of career advisors will work closely with you to develop and implement a robust career action plan. You can get expert advice on job search, resume and cover letter, as well as salary negotiation.
Exclusive to NBS students, CareerFIT is a one-stop portal that makes event registrations, internships, and job searches time-efficient. You can upload your resumes and submit job applications with just a single click.
This publication (both in English and Chinese) is sent to recruiters every month for them to identify and connect with candidates who would be a good fit for their organizations.
Career Skills Workshops
We roll out core workshops on how to develop a unique personal brand, network effectively, optimize your online presence, shine at interviews, crack a business case, etc.
Many leading businesses (including the Big 4) comes to NBS regularly to find interns and potential full-time employees. There are also internship and career fairs, recruitment talks and speaker series for you to maximize your exposure to employers and make impactful connections
We have also extended our outreach with companies outside Singapore to bring more employment opportunities to you.
We encourage you to pursue experiential learning opportunities during your studies. As such, we equip you with many resources and opportunities to land part-time or full-time internships.
Tap Into Alumni Network
The NBS alumni network spans more than 90 countries and includes about 50,000 graduates. Tap into the power of this community by connecting with alumni on LinkedIn or at get-together sessions organized by GSCDO. Many are accomplished professionals who are eager to mentor you and share experiences in NBS that facilitated their success.