Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Accounting courses
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Accounting & Finance Accounting

Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)
證書 (單元:金融專業的全球議題備試班)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
Final intake for new student: January 2022 Intake (Deadline: 10 December 2021)
60 hours
Course Fee
HK$9900 per module
How to Apply
Deadline on 10 Dec 2021 (Fri)
2867 8487 / 2867 8314
2861 0278
HKU SPACE Preparatory Course
SFP and GIFP - CLASS CONFIRMED OPEN - January 2022 Intake
Please enroll ASAP!!! Online enrolment is welcome

Last chances for ACCA members affliates to prepare study to UOL of LondonU (World rank no. 8) and awarded Msc Professional Accountancy, no exam is required.
Last offer will be January 2022!

CEF reimbursable! Students who successfully complete the programme may claim up to 80% of the course fee.

This Preparatory Course is a CEF applicable course.
此備試班為持續進修基金之認可課程,學員於成功修畢HKU SPACE備試班後可申請學費退還。

This preparatory course aims to provide tuition support to students for studying the MSc in Professional Accountancy, University of London (UoL). This MSc programme provides students with an opportunity to develop and apply master's level knowledge, understanding and skills within accountancy and finance-related content.


Each preparatory course is of 60 hours with an aim to provide tuition support to students for studying the MSc in Professional Accountancy. Comprehensive online learning material is to be provided by UoL and this preparatory course will provide the essential face-to-face tuition teaching support.

One hour of learning equates to one CPD unit. Your studies could easily provide your full 40 units for one year. You can even carry forward 21 units to the next year.

Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)

The programme introduces students to the dynamics of the global environment within which finance and accounting models are applied.


Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. Evaluate the impact of the Basel Accord, in relation to financial risk management and the financial operations and reporting by organisations.
  2. Assess the role and impact of bond valuations and yields in the post-financial crisis world.
  3. Compute issues relating to the corporate valuation and initial public offerings of global companies whose assets base involve significant intangibles (e.g. social media sites – Facebook, Twitter and Google).
  4. Address issues impacting global mergers and acquisition activity.
  5. Address issues affecting the convergence and divergence of the international harmonisation of accounting standards for financial reporting.
  6. Identify selected topical issues in relation to sustainability like tax avoidance; and
  7. Apply numeracy and quantitative skills in business management.


  • Sustainability (including international tax avoidance)
  • International harmonisation of accounting standards
  • Financial risk management and the Basel Accord
  • Required rates of return of post-financial crisis
  • Global mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate valuation techniques for social media organisations

Teaching and Learning Activities

Lecture: 60 hours


Coursework: One 3000-word assignment

Attendance Requirements

At least 70%


Students who are able to satisfy both the attendance requirement (minimum 70%) and pass the programme assessment will be conferred a "Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)".

Application Code 1965-1798AW -

  • 60 hours per programme
    20 meeting(s)
    3 hours per meeting

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 schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.

  • Contact hour for each preparatory course: 60 hours spanning over 20 weeks

An appplicant must be  a current ACCA Member or Affiliate or their equivalent.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$9900 per module (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.)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)
證書 (單元:金融專業的全球議題備試班)
COURSE CODE 33C12341A FEES $9,900 ENQUIRY 2867-8487
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Preparatory Course - Global Issues for the Finance Professional)

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

Please click here for online enrolment.


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.