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Accounting & Finance Accounting

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
專業會計深造文憑

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

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Course Code
AC004A
Application Code
1965-AC004A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
03 Jan 2022 (Mon)
Next intake(s)
May-2022, Sep-2022
Duration
1 year to 5 years
Language
English
Apply Now
Deadline on 30 Nov 2021 (Tue)
Enquiries
2867 8469 / 2867 8314 / 2867 8421 / 2867 8314
2861 0278
Application of Jan2022 intake will start at 13 Sep 2021.

International recognition - UK, Australia and HK!  Fly High!

The Programme is recognised by HKICPA, ACCA, CPA Aust, CIMA and AIA.

Information seminar has been recorded and placed as the first video on the right. But if you would like to explore more, there are more close encounter seminars or individual consultation sessions coming. The first one to be held will be on 18 October. See you.

This Programme offers you - the accounting knowledge required in commercial world - a FAST-TRACK to become a professional accountant. 
 

  1. Video recording service of each lecture is available for the module "Financial Reporting",  "Cost and Management Accounting", "Financial Management" and "Basic Accounting".
  2. Graduates awarded excellent results in the prestigious accounting professional bodies.​
    - ACCA Top Achievers  
    - HKICPA QP Prize award for Top students 
  3. Conversion programme for Big Four

All modules of the programme are CEF reimbursable.   
Non-means-tested loans Scheme from Government.
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.

This Programme is designed to prepare non-accounting bachelor degree graduates to become professional accountants through satisfying the educational requirements for admission to the Qualification Programme (QP) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).

This Programme is also recognised by ACCA, CIMA, CPA Aust and awarded the maximum allowable exemptions!
 

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • HKICPA :  Accredited part-time conversion programme. Graduates are eligible for direct entry to the HKICPA's  New Qualification Programme (New QP).

    (Applicants bear the responsibility to confirm with HKICPA that their bachelor’s degrees are recognized by HKICPA in meeting it’s student registration requirements before enrolling on this PgD(PA) programme. The PgD(PA) awardees shall be eligible for direct entry to the New QP of HKICPA. However, the final admission decision is subject to the approval of the HKICPA.)
    <Source from the website of HKICPA, please click HERE for details.>
     
  • ACCA : Graduates of this programme will be exempted 9 papers from the ACCA Qualification examinations. 
     
  • CPA Australia : Graduates of this programme are eligible to enrol on the CPA program examinations. 
     
  • AIA : Graduates of this programme will be exempted up to 12 papers from the AIA Professional examinations.
     
  • CIMA : Graduates of this programme will be exempted up to 7 papers from the CIMA Chartered Management Accounting Qualification. 

SCHOLARSHIP

  • Scholarships will be granted from the professional bodies below to our top student:

    1) HKICPA
    2) ACCA
    3) CPA Australia 

ARTICULATION

This Programme offers the following articulation paths:

Graduates of this Programme (ACCA affiliates) are eligible to enrol in the MSc in Professional Accountancy programme offered by University of London and ACCA. The programme allows you to complete a Master degree and ACCA professional qualification at the SAME time. 

HKU SPACE offers comprehensive preparatory courses to support your study of this MSc programme. Please refer to the programme's webpage for details:

Preparatory Course for MSc in Professional Accountancy*

* This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Weekday evenings or Saturdays afternoons/ evenings or Sundays morning/ afternoons/ evenings.

TEACHER PROFILE

Teacher (Module) Qualification

Mr Lenson Leung
(Auditing and Professional Practice)

- ACS, ACIS, CPA (HK), FCCA
- QP Module C "Business Assurance" Marker (HKICPA)

Mr Richard Man
(Business and Company Law)

- Barrister-at-Law (HK) Practising since 2016
- Panel lawyer for the Department of Justice’s Panel for Criminal Prosecution on Fiat since 2018

Mr Cliff Kong
(Cost and Management Accounting)

- Member of CPA Australia

Mr Albert Poon
(Financial Management)

- QP Workshop Facilitator & Marker (HKICPA)
- Investment Banking Director of a corporate finance company

Dr Kamsuo Wong
(Financial Reporting)

- New QP Technical Author for Module 1, 6 & 11
- QP Workshop Facilitator & Marker (HKICPA)
- Expert Council Advisor (International Financial Management Association)
- Accountant Ambassador –Educational Support Service (HKICPA)

Ms Edith Chan
(Taxation and Tax Planning)

- New QP Technical Author for Module 9
- QP Workshop Facilitators Instructor & Marker (HKICPA)
- Trainer of In-House workshop for EY

Ms Janet Kam
(Economics)

- Fellow member of the ACCA
- Member of HKICPA
- HKICPA-AAT Examination Paper 4 Script marker since 2012

Mr Samuel Cheung
(Management Information Systems)

- CGMA; HKICPA; AICPA
- Teaching experience with HKUSPACE > 10 years

 

Application Code 1965-AC004A Apply Online Now
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This Programme consists of six core modules and six business knowledge supporting modules:

Core Modules

(40 hours each except Financial Reporting)

1. Financial Reporting (50 hours)* 2. Cost and Management Accounting*
3. Financial Management* 4. Business and Company Law
5. Auditing and Professional Practice 6. Taxation and Tax Planning

Business Knowledge Supporting Modules

(36 hours each except Basic Accounting)

1. Basic Accounting (40 hours)* 2. Statistics
3. Economics  4. Management Information Systems
5. Principles of Marketing  6. Business Organisation & Organisational Behaviour

​* Video recording service of each lecture is available for revision via online learning platform.

  • ​For descriptions of the modules, please refer to the programme brochure available at the the "Leaflet" button above.

 

Exemption from Business Knowledge Supporting Modules

  1. In general, applications for exemption from the Business Knowledge Supporting modules will be considered if applicants have prior studies of equivalent modules with standard, depth and scope at higher diploma level or above.

  2. For Basic Accounting, equivalent modules taken 10 years ago or with results of grade D or below may not be considered for exemption.

 

Exemption from CORE Modules

  1. Applications for exemption from Business and Company Law and Cost and Management Accounting will be considered if applicants have prior studies of equivalent modules with appropriate standard, depth and scope at bachelor degree level or above.
  2. For Business and Company Law, equivalent module(s) taken before year 2014 may not be considered for exemption.
  3. For Cost and Management Accounting, equivalent module(s) taken with grade D or below may not be considered for exemption.
  4. Applications fee for each Core module exemption  is HK$500 (non-refundable).
  5. Those with exempted Core modules are required to pay a fee of HK$1,000 rather than HK$7,300.

Applicants who would like to apply for exemption should complete the relevant part in the application form and submit together with course syllabuses of equivalent modules in their prior studies. The Admission Committee will grant exemptions to qualified applicants who could provide sufficient documentary evidences before the respective application deadlines. Late submission of relevant information will result in no exemption.

TENTATIVE Modules offering schedule for years 2021/22
CORE Modules FR CMA FM LAW APP TAX
Jan 2022 Y Y Y     Y
May 2022 Y Y   Y Y  
Sep 2022     Y Y Y Y

The above schedules are subject to change.
FR - Financial Reporting
CMA - Cost and Management Accounting
FM - Financial Management
LAW - Business and Company Law
APP - Auditing and Professional Practice
TAX - Taxation and Tax Planning

Business Knowledges Supporting Modules BA STAT BOOB MKT ECON MIS
Jan 2022 Y Y Y   Y  
May 2022 Y     Y    
Sep 2022 Y Y Y   Y Y

The above schedules are subject to change.
BA - Basic Accounting
STAT - Statistics
BOOB - Business Organisations & Organisational Behaviour
MKT - Principles of Marketing
ECON - Economics
MIS - Management Information Systems

Applicants shall hold a first or second-class honours bachelor’s degree(*) awarded by a recognized university.

If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English, applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:

  1. an overall band of 6.0 or above with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS; 
  2. a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL, or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL, or a score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; 
  3. HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; 
  4. HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or
  5. equivalent qualifications.

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

(*) A bachelor’s degree with an average grade of “B” or above is considered as equivalent.

Notes to applicants:

  1. Applicants with relevant prior studies can apply for exemption from Business knowledge supporting modules. Please complete relevant part in the application form and furnish course syllabuses.
  2. Admission decisions at each cohort are made on competitive basis. Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements are not necessarily be admitted.
  3. Unsuccessful applicants will, normally, receive written notification within one month after the respective closing dates for applications or after the respective class commencement dates, whichever is later.

 

SINGLE MODULE ENROLMENT

You can enrol selected modules on "Single module basis" in order to fulfill the educational requirement of HKICPA and CPA Australia. Copy of HKID card and Assessment letter from HKICPA/ CPA Australia should be provided for enrolment purpose.

Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$7,300 per module (Core modules except Financial Reporting (For academic year 2021/22))
  • HK$7,800 per module (Financial Reporting (For academic year 2021/22))
  • HK$3,900 - 5,200 (Business Knowledge Supporting Modules (For academic year 2021/22))
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Financial Reporting (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06393-1 FEES $7,800 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Cost and Management Accounting (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06394-A FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Financial Management (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06395-8 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Business and Company Law (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06396-6 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Auditing and Professional Practice (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06397-4 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Taxation and Tax Planning (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06398-2 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Basic Accounting (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06399-0 FEES $5,200 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Statistics (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06400-8 FEES $3,950 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Economics (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06401-6 FEES $3,950 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Management Information Systems (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06402-4 FEES $4,250 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Business Organisation & Organisational Behaviour (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06404-0 FEES $4,250 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Principles of Marketing (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06403-2 FEES $3,950 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])

Online Application Apply Now

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method

Please submit the following documents along with your applicaton and payment in person to any of enrolment counters:

  1. Completed and signed application form
  2. Copies of ID card, academic certificates and transcripts (Please bring along the originals to any HKU SPACE Learning Centres upon submission of application for certification purposes.)
  3. Copies of course syllabuses of equivalent modules in your prior studies for exemption purposes (Please specify the source of information or URL for verification.) <Not required for applicants who do not apply for exemption>
  4. A non-refundable applicaton fee of HK$200. Payment made by cheque should be crossed and made payable to "HKU SPACE".

 

*** For applicants apply the programme via ONLINE APPLICATION, please also upload the following documents for assessment.

  1. Copy of HKID card, academic certificates and transcripts (For non-local applicants, please attach the valid visa if any)
  2. Professional path you would like to attempt
  3. Application for exemption from Business Knowledge Supporting/ Core modules (Applicants apply for exemptions, please attach the course syllabuses  of equivalent modules in your prior studies.)
    *(Google chrome is not supported the online application, please use other web browser for application.)

 

SINGLE MODULE ENROLMENT

You can enrol selected modules on "Single module basis" in order to fulfill the educational requirement of HKICPA and CPA Australia. Copy of HKID and Assessment letter from HKICPA/ CPA Australia should be provided for enrolment purpose.

*** For applicants enrolling on "Single module basis" via ONLINE APPLICATION, please upload the following documents for enrolment purpose:

  1. Copy of HKID card (For non-local applicants, please attach the valid visa if any)
  2. Assessment letter from HKICPA/ CPA Australia
Payment Method
  1. Fees paid are not refundable and transferable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances.
  2. For details of payment method, please click here.