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Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Ling U

Programme Information

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Special Features
  • Two awards in one-year study. PGDA, an intermediate award, will be given to students who have completed the six required courses in Term 1 and achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.67 or above.
  • High-quality teaching team and close interaction with students.
  • Mutual examination paper exemptions between HKICPA and Chinese Institute of CPAs (CICPA).
Mode of Study Full-time
Programme Duration
  • Normal: 1 year
  • Maximum: 3 years
Medium of Instruction English
Credits Required 33
Modules Required 11 (Core courses: 7; Electives courses: 4)
Pre-entry Course Applicants with a non-business degree have to pass a pre-entry programme prior to their formal admission to the master's programme. The pre-entry programme includes seven courses, Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Economics, Information Systems Management, Management, Statistics and Marketing, which are non-credit bearing with a pass/fail result. Tuition fee for each pre-entry course is HKD6,000.
Tuition Fees (for 2024/25)
  • Local students: HKD218,000/programme
  • Non-local students: HKD300,000/programme

The tuition fees above do not cover pre-entry course.

Professional Recognition

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

CPA Australia (CPA Aust)

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA, also known as CMA Australia)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

Prof. SHI Shanshan
CPA (U.S.); FCPA (HK); CGMA; CESGA; BA (Fudan Univ.); MSc in Accountancy (Bentley Univ.); Master of Applied Business Research; DBA (SBS Swiss Business School)
Offering Unit Department of Accountancy