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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    Accounting informs almost all areas of business, from strategy to outsourcing and operational planning to environmental policies. Accounting means more than cutting costs and managing transactions. Instead, it is vital for ensuring accountability as it encourages sound and ethical decision making so that you can make a positive impact in the workplace. 

    You will gain a firm understanding of the financial drivers underpinning business leadership, ethics, governance, planning and strategy. You will explore both financial and management accounting and use case studies to apply theory to practice. These are skills that employers increasingly value. 

    Through this programme, you will gain a broad understanding of accounting and benefit from academic expertise in a range of areas, studying modules such as:

    • Audit Principles and Practice
    • Current Issues in Financial Reporting
    • Elements in Corporate and Business Law
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Taxation Policy and Practice

    You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project or dissertation. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in the areas of research, time management and critical thinking.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance from University of Essex, United Kingdom. The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Accountant
    Accounting Associate
    Accounting Assistant
    Auditor
    Cost Accountant
    Forensic Accountant
    Financial Controller
    Finance Manager
    Financial Analyst
    Internal Auditor
    Tax Accountant
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    Accounting informs almost all areas of business, from strategy to outsourcing and operational planning to environmental policies. Accounting means more than cutting costs and managing transactions. Instead, it is vital for ensuring accountability as it encourages sound and ethical decision making so that you can make a positive impact in the workplace. 

    You will gain a firm understanding of the financial drivers underpinning business leadership, ethics, governance, planning and strategy. You will explore both financial and management accounting and use case studies to apply theory to practice. These are skills that employers increasingly value. 

    Through this programme, you will gain a broad understanding of accounting and benefit from academic expertise in a range of areas, studying modules such as:

    • Audit Principles and Practice
    • Current Issues in Financial Reporting
    • Elements in Corporate and Business Law
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Taxation Policy and Practice

    You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project or dissertation. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in the areas of research, time management and critical thinking.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance from University of Essex, United Kingdom. The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Accountant
    Accounting Associate
    Accounting Assistant
    Auditor
    Cost Accountant
    Forensic Accountant
    Financial Controller
    Finance Manager
    Financial Analyst
    Internal Auditor
    Tax Accountant
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Ranking & Accreditation

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Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Receive exemption* for up to 9 exams (3 Applied Knowledge and 6 Applied Skills exams)

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Accredited by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

Receive exemption* for up to 5 modules with the Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification (SCAQ) Foundation Programme^

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Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW)

Receive exemption* for up to 5 modules for the ICAEW qualification

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Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Receive exemption* from some professional examinations through the Accredited Degree Accelerated route

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Accounting Project 
  • Advanced Management Accounting 
  • Auditing 
  • Audit Principles and Practice 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Current Issues in Financial Reporting 
  • Elements of Corporate and Business Law 
  • Financial Management 
  • Financial Modelling 
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis 
  • Introduction to Banking 
  • Management Accounting 1 
  • Management Accounting 2 
  • Taxation Policy and Practice
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$23,920.05 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$23,920.05 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures / tutorials / workshops and assessments such as assignments / tests / examinations / projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      $28,040.25 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST (applicable on or after 1 January 2024)


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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