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Accounting, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Accounting programme, offered by The University of Hong Kong, aims to train students to become accounting professionals who are equipped with advanced knowledge of not only accounting, but also finance, law, professional ethics, and strategic planning. 

About

We offer a master degree in Accounting at The University of Hong Kong. Students need to complete a total of twelve 6-credit courses (72 credits), including eight core courses (48 credits) and four elective courses (24 credits). Up to two elective courses may be taken from other taught postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty.

Students need to complete a total of twelve 6-credit courses (72 credits), including eight core courses (48 credits) and four elective courses (24 credits). Up to two elective courses may be taken from other taught postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty.

Programme Structure

The curriculum has the following distinctive features:

  • A comprehensive postgraduate curriculum encompassing accounting, finance, management, and business analytics
  • Theories that explicate the important roles of accounting in economic decisions
  • Professional training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management benefited from the partnership with ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Accounting data analytics that convert information into executable actions
  • A capstone course to tie the various elements of the study together through real world business projects

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Full Time (one year to two years)

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
  • Statements from two referees; and
  • A TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English teaching university.​
  • A minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test) in TOEFL, or a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in IELTS is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

42,100 (local)/171,000 (non-local)  

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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