Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Accounting, Common Law and Professional Courses courses
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Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law
會計及商業法深造文憑

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

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Course Code
AC052A
Application Code
1745-AC052A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
02 Sep 2019 (Mon)
Next intake(s)
Sep-2019, Jan-2020, May-2019
Duration
1 year to 3 years
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$7,800 per module
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Deadline on 14 Aug 2019 (Wed)
Enquiries
2867 8469
2861 0278
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同學可報讀會計及商業法深造文憑,以裝備自己及提升有關會計及法律知識。

The Programme aims to equip students with essential accounting knowledge, educate students on laws, regulations governing business operations & commercial transactions.

Video recording service of each lecture is available for the module "Financial Reporting" and "Cost and Management Accounting".

Competencies in both accounting and law form an important set of hard skills that any professional, entrepreneur and business manager should master, irrespective of their specific industries. While there are postgraduate level programmes in accounting or law, law and accounting are often treated as belonging to different silos of needs.

Knowledge of laws, especially those governing business operations and commercial transactions, is essential for business managers and administrators. Acquiring knowledge in commercial law and receiving formal training in accounting are of equal importance to those who would like to advance to senior management or become entrepreneurs. In light of this, this Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law (PgDip(ACL)) is developed to cater for these needs.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • ACCA : Graduates of this programme will be exempted up to 7 papers from the ACCA Qualification examinations. 
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This Programme consists of five core modules listed below:

Accounting Specialism

(40 hours each except Financial Reporting)

1. Financial Reporting * ^(50 hours)
2. Cost and Management Accounting ^
3. Taxation and Tax Planning *

Commercial Law Specialism

(33 hours except Business and Company Law)

4. Business and Company Law (40 hours)
5a. Consumer Protection and Competition Law#
5b. Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law#

* Basic Accounting  (40 hours) is the pre-requisite of this module. Students with no prior learning in basic accounting are required to take 'Basic Accounting' before attempting this module. 
# Students are required to complete either 'Consumer Protection and Competition Law'  or 'Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law'.
​^ Video recording service of each lecture is available for revision via online learning platform.

Pre-requisite requirements

  1. Applicants should 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 as having fulfilled the pre-requisite requirements.

Class Schedule

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

tentative modules offering schedule for year 2019/20

  FR CMA TAX LAW CPCL CCML BA
Sep 2019     Tue Wed     Fri
Jan 2020 Y Y     Y   Y
May 2020 Y Y Y Y     Y

The above schedules are subject to change.
FR - Financial Reporting
CMA - Cost and Management Accounting
TAX - Taxation and Tax Planning
LAW - Business and Comapny Law
CPCL - Consumer Protection and Competition Law
CCML - Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law
BA - Basic Accounting

 

 

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

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

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$7,800 per module (For module 1 (for academic year 2019/20))
  • Course Fee : HK$7,150 per module (For modules 2 to 4 (for academic year 2019/20))
  • Course Fee : HK$9,100 per module (For modules 5a to 5b (for academic year 2019/20))
  • Course Fee : HK$5,200 per module (For pre-requisite module (for academic year 2019/20))
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100

CEF SectorFinancial Services

CEF Courses
Financial Reporting (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law)
COURSE CODE 23Z09805-0 FEES $7,800 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Cost and Management Accounting (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law)
COURSE CODE 23Z09807-7 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Taxation and Tax Planning (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law)
COURSE CODE 23Z09808-5 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Business and Company Law (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law)
COURSE CODE 23Z09809-3 FEES $7,150 ENQUIRY 2867-8469
Commercial Crimes and Money Laundering Law (Module from Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Commercial Law)
COURSE CODE 23Z09810-7 FEES $9,100 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.

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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, transcripts or testimonials (Please bring along the originals to any HKU SPACE Learning Centres upon submission of application for certification purposes.)
  3. Copies of course syllabuses/outlines of equivalent modules in your prior studies for fulfilment of prerequistites  purposes (Please specify the source of information or URL for verification.) <Not required for applicants who do not apply for fulfilment of prerequistites>
  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. Elective module you would like to choose
  3. Course syllabuses/outlines of equivalent modules in your prior studies for fulfilment of prerequistites  purposes
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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.