12 months
46095 EUR/year
46095 EUR/year
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The Accounting programme from The University of Hong Kong explores theories on the importance of accounting roles in executive decisions, preparing you to be professional accountants, financial experts and future business leaders.  Through exploring analytics and big data in accounting, students will learn how to take insights and information.

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The Master of Accounting programme at HKU Business School from The University of Hong Kong offers three streams and allows students the option to choose according to their interests and career aspirations.  

Students may choose to concentrate on one of three streams: 1) Accounting Analytics and Big Data Stream; 2) Financial Reporting and Valuation Stream; and 3) Strategic Management and Corporate Governance Stream. They may also consider double concentrating if there are any two they are particularly passionate about.

Our comprehensive curriculum is accredited by the ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA and HKICPA, and students on this programme benefit from our professional partnership with the ACCA and KPMG. 

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-level training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management benefited from the partnership with the ACCA
  • 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 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Taxation Framework and Planning
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Accounting Data and Analytics
  • Auditing and Corporate Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a recognised degree or equivalent;
  • Obtain statements from two referees, regarding suitability for the programme; and
  • Obtain a TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English-medium university.TOEFL iBT® Home Edition and IELTS online tests are not accepted.
  • GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but candidates with a good GMAT/GRE scores or possessing a business Bachelor’s degree or have accounting-related work experience will be favourably considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46095 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46095 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    46095 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46095 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.


Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Entrance Scholarship

We offer scholarships to qualified students, who may receive a scholarship ranging from 10% to 50% in most cases, on the basis of student’s academic merit at the time of admission.

Merit-based Scholarship

We offer merit-based scholarships to qualified students, who shall receive a scholarship of 10%, on the basis of student’s performance, including but not limited to, academic performance of the first three modules, participation in the extra-curricular activities, recommendation from course instructors, and level of support provided to the programme office.

Fargo Wealth Excellence Scholarship

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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