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Accounting & Finance Accounting

Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination Preparatory Programme

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Every March and July
7 weeks
Deadline on 28 Feb 2022 (Mon)
2867 8487 / 2867 8475
2861 0278
How to Apply
CLASS CONFIRMED OPEN - March 2022 Intake - Please enroll ASAP!!! Online enrolment is welcome 三月份課程,已確定開課,欲報從速,歡迎網上報名 Please pay attention to the deadline 請留意截止報名日期 The next intake after March 2022: July 2022 (To be confirmed) 除三月份,下期課程:預計2022年7月開課 ******************** Please note: Due to the novel coronavirus, some sessions of the course may switch to online teaching mode. 請注意:受疫情影響,本課程部份課堂或會改以作網上教學,敬請知悉 Please note: it is advisable to enrol well in advance as places are limited. There is no reservation service. 請注意:課程學額有限,額滿即止,請盡早報名,不設留位服務 ********************


Programme Objective 

The programme aims to equip with students an all rounded knowledge in Hong Kong tax and to prepare them for the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination offered by the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK).

This  programme consists of 21 face-to-face lecture hours.  Teaching is centred upon experiential learning including: lectures and in-class exercises.

Assessment and Award

Students who have achieved a minimum of 70% attendance in each module of the programme will be awarded a Statement of Attendance.

Programme Details

Topucs Covered

  • The Hong Kong Taxation System and Tax Administration under the Inland Revenue Ordinance
  • Property Tax
  • Salaries Tax
  • Profits Tax
  • Depreciation Allowances
  • Stamp Duty
  • Overseas activities, tax planning and anti-avoidance
  • Personal Assessment


Mr. Ken Fan - FCCA, FCMA, FTIHK, CTA (HK), FCPA (Practising)

Mr. Ken Fan founded his own CPA practice in 2009 and was authorized representative, company secretary and financial controller of a listed company before.  He has over 20 years’ post-qualification experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and financial management. He is a workshop facilitator and former examination marker of Qualification Programme and former marker of Practising Certificate – Law Examination Paper offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Certificate Public Accountants.

Ken holds Master of Business Administration (with Merit in Banking) and Master of Laws degrees from University of London International Programmes and a Master of Science in Accountancy degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) and Certified Tax Adviser in Hong Kong and Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Lecture Schedule (March 2022 Intake) (Tentative schedule)

  • Venue: To be confirmed
  • 地點:待定
  • Application Code 報名代碼:1975-3281NW
Meetings Date Days Time Venue *
1 14-Mar-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
2 21-Mar-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
3 28-Mar-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
4 4-Apr-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
5 11-Apr-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
6 25-Apr-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
7 16-May-2022 Monday 19:00 - 22:00 To be confirmed 房間待定
  • The class schedule is tentative. We reserve the right to make changes.
  • A detailed timetable will be sent to registered students via email before commencement.
  • The course will be opened subject to sufficient enrolment.
  • If you are applying to / have enrolled for more than one programme/course with HKU SPACE, please check to ensure that there are no scheduling conflicts before submitting your application.
  • HKU SPACE reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.
  • 香港大學專業進修學院保留一切權利按需要更改課程的上課時間、內容、導師或其他細節。
Application Code 1975-3281NW -


Course Fee
  • HK$2730

Entry Requirements

Applicants shall:
- be aged over 18
- be eligible to sit for the CTA Qualifying Examination



Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.