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Accounting & Finance Accounting

University of London, United Kingdom

Preparatory Course for MSc in Professional Accountancy

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

Awarded by
University of London, United Kingdom
Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Jul 2024, Oct 2024
6 months to 5 years
Course Fee
HK$7,500 per elective module and HK$ 15,000 per capstone project
Deadline on 03 Apr 2024 (Wed)
2867 8487 / 2867 8314
2861 0278
How to Apply

Lead College: University College London (UCL)
Led by UCL of London University which is ranked 8 in 2022 and 2023 QS ranking ; just after Imperial College London (7) and before University of Chicago (10) ; a mark of excellence and quality, respected by employers and universities worldwide. Students only need to pass 2 modules and a final capstone project in order to be awarded the Master degree. 

HKU SPACE Preparatory Course for MSc Professional Accountancy Congratulations! In the recent intake, 20 students of our preparatory course have been awarded with MSC in Professional Accountancy (2 distinctions and 18 merits).

UoL application deadline for Apr 2024 intake: 11 Mar 2024

100% Pass Rate for UoL Module Results: Capstone Project (April 2023 Intake) & Issues in Investment Management (October 2023 Intake)

All modules are CEF reimbursable! Students who successfully complete the HKU SPACE preparatory course may claim up to HK$25,000.
持續進修基金認可!學員成功修畢HKU SPACE備試班將可申請發還學費,資助高達HK$25,000。

Analysing Risk for Decision Making & Capstone Project - Apr 2024 Intake Please enroll ASAP!!! Online enrolment is welcome


The preparatory courses are of 30 hours or 60 hours with an aim to provide tuition support to students for studying the MSc in Professional Accountancy. Comprehensive learning material is provided by UoL and HKU SPACE will provide the tuition teaching support essential for knowledge acquisition and assignment accomplishment.

A Master with distinction completed in 6 months!   Hear the story at

One hour of learning equates to one CPD unit. Your studies could easily provide your full 40 units for one year.

Programme Details

Key dates for application and registration with UoL (London time) 

Applicants must submit an application in line with the procedures and deadlines set out on UoL's website

April 2024 intake
Application open 18 December 2023
Application deadline 11 March 2024
Registration deadline 18 March 2024
October 2024 intake
Application open 24 June 2024
Application deadline 16 September 2024
Registration deadline 23 September 2024

HKU SPACE preparatory courses offer five UoL’s modules:

Tentative schedule*

(UoL Module Code)

HKU SPACE  Application Code (For Apr 2024 Intake) Day and Time Venue

Issues in Investment Management 


(Available in Jul and Oct)

Day: Mon/Tue/Thur

Time: 19:00-22:00

Hong Kong Island

Global Issues in Finance and Accounting 



(Available in Jul and Oct)

Day: Fri

Time: 19:00-22:00

Analysing Risk for Decision Making 



(Available in Apr 2024)

Day: TBC

Time: 19:00-22:00

Capital Markets and Global Perspectives 



(Available in Jan and Apr)

Day: TBC

Time: 19:00-22:00

Capstone Project 



(Available in Apr 2024)

Day: Wed

Time: 19:00-22:00

*The above offering schedule is subject to change without prior notice.
   Mounting of each course is subject to sufficient enrolment and solely at the discretion of the School. 
*​HKU SPACE reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course venue, schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.


Course Fee for preparatory courses: HK$7,500 per elective module and HK$ 15,000 per capstone project.

Fees are reviewed annually and subject to change without prior notice. Mounting of each course is subject to sufficient enrolment and solely at the discretion of the School.

Additional Costs - You will also need to budget for the Course Fee for University of London: Please visit for details.

Application Code 2180-AC110A -
Application Code 2180-AC112A -

  • Total contact hours for each elective module: 30 hours
    Total contact hours for Capstone Project: 60 hours


Application Fee


Course Fee
  • HK$7,500 per elective module and HK$ 15,000 per capstone project

Entry Requirements

To apply for the Preparatory Course for MSc in Professional Accountancy, applicants must first register with UoL as students of this MSc programme and enrol in the relevant module(s).

Entry Requirements of this MSc Programme of London University

To satisfy the entrance requirements to register for the MSc PA, you must have fulfilled the membership requirements of a listed professional accountancy body; please refer to the most updated requirements on the UoL website. 

When you register for the MSc Professional Accountancy with UoL, the qualifications from the following professional accountancy bodies will be accepted.

Professional Accountancy Body

Applicant Status

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Full member (ACCA, FCCA).

Affiliates must have passed all examinations.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA

Full member (ACMA, FCMA, CGMA).

Applicants must have passed all examinations.

CPA Australia

Full member [Certified Practicing Accountant - CPA and Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA)].


If you are Associate (ASA) you must have passed all CPA examinations.

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) Full member only (CPA or FCPA)


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Analysing Risk for Decision Making)
COURSE CODE 33C140128 FEES $7,500 ENQUIRY 2867 8409
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Capital Markets and Global Perspectives)
COURSE CODE 33C140136 FEES $7,500 ENQUIRY 2867-8409
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Capstone Project)
COURSE CODE 33C140144 FEES $15,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8409
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues in Finance and Accounting)
COURSE CODE 33C140152 FEES $7,500 ENQUIRY 2867 8409
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Issues in Investment Management)
COURSE CODE 33C140160 FEES $7,500 ENQUIRY 2867-8409
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.
The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework*
*This course is CEF reimbursable before the establishment of the Qualifications Framework


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.