Program Schedule

The MSAC program commences in September and starts with nine core courses (18 credits) and a pre-selected elective course ACCT5220 (2 credits), required by HKICPA for QP, as foundation training in accounting. Students completed the program are eligible to apply for the HKICPA QP. Students can then choose five elective courses (10 credits) in disciplines across different business functions.

Sample Program Schedule 

TERM 1 (Fall) 
Sept - Dec (14 Credits)
  • Six core courses:
  • ACCT 5160 Corporate Financial Reporting I
  • ACCT 5170 Corporate Financial Reporting II
  • ACCT 5210 Managerial Accounting Foundations
  • ACCT 5630 Business Law
  • ACCT 5640 Company Law
  • FINA 5120 Corporate Finance
  • Pre-selected elective course:
  • ACCT 5220 International Treasury Management
TERM 2 (Spring)
Feb - May (16 credits)
  • Three core courses:
  • ACCT 5180 Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting
  • ACCT 5410 Taxation
  • ACCT 5510 Auditing
  • Five elective courses in various business disciplines:
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Management

Remarks: Offering schedule for individual course is subject to change.