MSc in Accounting National University of Singapore Business School
This master's degree is designed to help recent graduates adapt to the cultural and technological shifts in the accounting field. With the increased adoption of technology, accounting firms now face new demands to recruit employees who possess data analytics skills combined with accounting knowledge. The NUS Business School curriculum will equip you with the necessary skills, network and knowledge to transform data into actionable insights.
Why Choose NUS MSc in Accounting?
Expand Your Capabilities, Create Your Legacy
The accounting sector is becoming more automated and less labour-intensive. In addition, new capabilities beyond traditional accounting skills are being increasingly demanded. Our MSc in Accounting programme helps to train you to be adept in traversing these new territories. Structured over 12 months, you will learn from distinguished faculty members with recognised expertise in their fields, as well as from talented peers and colleagues from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Inspiring Global Leaders
With more than 150 distinguished international faculty from over 20 regions, offering broad industry experience and seasoned business insights, our NUS Business School faculty are committed to providing you with an enriching and stimulating business education.
A Vibrant Community
As a student in the MSc in Accounting program, the student experience should not only be restricted to the classroom. In addition to academic activities, you will have access to a myriad of social, corporate, and enrichment activities, which are organised specially for you to have a fulfilling time here at NUS.
The NUS Alumni Community
The National University of Singapore is world-renowned for its academic excellence in education, research, and service. Upon completion of your NUS MSc in Accounting, you will join a vibrant network consisting of more than 39,000 business school graduates and 300,000 university alumni from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. On top of this, you will have the honour of establishing the alumni network for our NUS MSc in Accounting community.
Program Structure & Curriculum
Our MSc in Accounting program is delivered intensively over 12 months in a three-semester structure that includes a practicum in the final semester. You are expected to complete 40 Units to graduate.
|Semester 1||Semester 2||Special Term|
|August – November||January – April|| |
May – July
/May – November
|4 Core Courses|
|1 Core Course|
4 Elective Courses
Programme Structure & Curriculum
- Applied Data Science & Visualisation
- Corporate Valuation Models
- Managerial Planning and Control
- Preparing Financial Statements
- Corporate Accounting and Reporting
Students will read five elective courses across Semester 2 and Special Term to attain a specialisation. (Specialisation in Financial Analytics)
- Analytics and Data Management
- Bank Compliance and Rick Management
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Experiential Learning
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Program Tuition Fee
Scholarships and Funding
Full Scholarship & study awards are available for selected outstanding applicants. Study awards will cover a portion of the programme fees.
There is no need to apply separately for the study awards and scholarships, but candidates must submit an application by the first cut-off date. Study award and scholarship recipients are chosen based on merit.
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Upon graduation, you will join a vibrant network consisting of more than 39,000 business school graduates and 300,000 university alumni from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. BIZAlum helps you to stay connected to the community with lifelong learning and networking events, promoting a spirit of giving and volunteerism.