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Certificate for Module (Digital Finance for CPA Programme Revision Course)
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Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
04 Jul 2024 (Thu)
Next intake(s)
July 2024, Jan 2025
10 weeks
Course Fee
Deadline on 30 Jun 2024 (Sun)
2867 8474
2861 0278
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We offer revision course to prepare students for the CPA Programme. This is a 30-hour and exam-oriented intensive programme.

The programme aims to prepare students for attempting the CPA Australia examination for digital finance.  It also equips students with solid knowledge in digital finance, thereby enabling them to use appropriate professional judgement in making strategic business decisions and be alert of their implications in regulatory context.


Mr. David Roper,

BSc (Hons) Lond, MBA Strath, LLM CUHK, FCIM

(Ethics and Governance)

• Chief Consultant, PTF Consultancy

• Executive coach for world-class MBA programs

• The founding Managing Director of Octopus Reward Limited


(Financial Reporting)

• Over 15 years of teaching experience in degree courses and professional exam preparatory courses, including, ACCA, AIA, HKIAAT, HKICPA QP, CP for Financial Reporting and Financial Management subjects.

Mr Sam Law

(Global Strategy and Leadership)


• IPO Sponsor

• Outstanding tutor awarded by the University of London

• Consultant in Corporate Finance

• Over 20 years' of teaching experience in Finance, Accounting and Strategy

Mr Albert Poon CPA (Aust.)
(Financial Risk Management)

• Qualified accountant in Australia and Hong Kong

• Over 20 years of experience in investment/ finance area

• Lecturer of HKU SPACE and various tertiary education institutions for over 15 years

Mr Samuel Cheung

(Advanced Audit and Assurance)

• Master in Professional Accounting (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Financial Management (The University of Manchester)

• Lectures in international universities and professional institutes on professional accounting and Professional Exam Prep Programme
• Teaching experience with HKUSPACE > 10 years

Mr Joseph Tso

Digital Finance

• Expert in Performance Management, Audit and Strategic Formulation

• Accumulated 6 years of teaching experience.

Ms Rebecca Leung

(FCCA, HKICPA, CTA (non-practising))

Strategic Management Accounting / Financial Risk Management

•  Master in Professional Accounting (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

•  Over 8 years teaching experience in accounting related subjects

Programme Details

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

1. evaluate technologies used in the digital finance environment such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML),Robotic Process Automation (RPA), big data, digital payments and digital currencies;

2. apply the knowledge to translate complex digital finance concepts and terminology to support informed strategic decision-making around the use of key digital finance technologies in business;

3. use the insights into digital finance technologies to navigate the changing technological environment in which accounting and finance professionals work; and

4. examine the regulatory and organisational implications of digital finance technologies and how they can be applied in a range of settings including compliance in organisational contexts.


1. The Digital Finance Ecosystem 
 - Digital Finance Landscape
 - Digital Finance Ecosystem
 - FinTech (Innovations)
 - Digital Transformation


2. Future of Money 
 - Digital Currency 
 - Digital Payments 
 - Distributed Ledger Technology
 - Cryptocurrencies
 - Alternative Finance Providers 
 - Future of banking


3. Technology and its use in Finance 
  - Automation
  - Robotic Process Automation
  - Artificial Intelligence
  - Machine Learning
  - Value of technologies


4. Data Analytics, Interpretation and Visualisation
  - Data Literacy
  - Extraction, consolidation and design of Data Strategy
  - Data Analytics
  - Data Interpretation
  - Data Visualisation


5. Risk Management, Governance and Regulation 
  - Risk Management
  - Governance
  - Security and Privacy
  - Compliance
  - FinTech Regulation


3-hour Examination consisting of 50 multiple choice 
questions and 1 short essay question

Attendance Requirement

At least 70%


Upon successful completion of the programme and achieve at least 70% of attendance, students will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE a "Certificate for Module (Digital Finance for CPA Programme Revision Course)".

Exam Kit Intensive exam material including past paper analysis, techniques, revision approach and technical update.
Course Notes Full coverage of exam syllabus, highlights of critical topics will be made by tutor.
Mock Paper and answer Take home assignment and mock exam will be included, feedback will be given in lectures.
Video Recording Students could access the video on our School SOUL platform for revision.
Convenient Location  Learning Centres of HKU SPACE are conveniently located at different districts of Hong Kong (near MTR station).
Study Room Available to students at various Learning Centres of HKU SPACE.
Administrative Support Students ‘ enquiries are handled by designated staff.
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Days / Time
  • Thursday, 1900 - 2200
  • 10 lectures of 30 hours

Class Details

  • The class schedule is tentative. We reserve the right to make changes.

Venue:  To be confirmed (Hong Kong Island)

  • 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。



Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$4500 (Lecture notes will be provided, excluding textbook.)

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants shall hold a Bachelor Degree awarded by a recognised institution or equivalent.
  • Applicants must check with CPA Australia that they meet the requirements to take the CPA Professional Examination.
  • Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.


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Enrolment Method

Online Application

Applicaiton Code:2235-1990AW
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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.