HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Principles of Taxation (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Accounting courses
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HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Principles of Taxation
香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程 – 稅務原則

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
11 weeks
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 29 Aug 2021 (Sun)
2867 8475
2861 0278
This is a CEF course and belongs to Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Principles of Taxation) AC080A.

HKU SPACE offers the Examination Preparatory Programme for the HKICPA (New QP) Associate Level Examination to be held in December 2021.


The aim of the programme is to develop students with core technical knowledge and application skills to handle routine professional problems in the areas of accountancy so as to enable their progression to the professional level. It aims at providing students with an overview of the Hong Kong tax system and the ability to advise on simple tax matters and prepare straightforward tax calculations.

On completion of the programme, students should be able to
  1. describe tax system and administration in Hong Kong;
  2. apply tax rules and principles and calculate tax liabilities for property tax, salaries tax, profits tax, personal assessment and stamp duty in Hong Kong;
  3. apply profits tax rules and principles and calculate profits tax liabilities for cross-border transactions.
  • Understanding of the tax system and administration in Hong Kong State
  • Calculation of tax liabilities for property tax, salaries tax, profits tax, personal assessment and stamp duty in Hong Kong
  • Profits tax rules and principles and calculation of profits tax liabilities for cross-border transactions

Students are required to do a 3-hour written examination.


Students who are able to satisfy both the attendance requirement (minimum 70%) and pass the programme assessment will be conferred a "Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Principles of Taxation)".



Application for course is on first-come-first-served basis. Students must check with HKICPA (Tel: 2287 7455, to see if they are eligible to write the examinations. 

Days / Time

  • Sunday, 10:00am - 1:00pm


  • 11 lectures of 33 hours
Application Code 1945-2654AW -

Days / Time
  • Sunday, -

Venue: HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College (HPSHCC) Campus

                 66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong


Meeting Date Days Time


Sun 10:00 - 13:00
2 19-Sep-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
3  26-Sep-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
4  03-Oct-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
5  10-Oct-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
6  17-Oct-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
7  24-Oct-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
8  31-Oct-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
9  07-Nov-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
10  14-Nov-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
11  21-Nov-2021 Sun 10:00 - 13:00
  • The class schedule is tentative. We reserve the right to make changes.
  • A detailed timetable will be sent to registered students via email before commencement.
  • The course will be opened subject to sufficient enrolment.
  • 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。
  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Students must check with HKICPA (Tel: 2287 7455, to see if they are eligible to write the examinations. 
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3,300
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Principles of Taxation)
證書 (單元: 香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程 – 稅務原則)
COURSE CODE 33C12579A FEES $3,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8391
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has 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. 
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