SP Business School

Designing Business. Defining Tomorrow

SP Business School

Designing Business. Defining Tomorrow

SP Business School

Designing Business. Defining Tomorrow

Diploma in Accountancy (DAC) JAE Code: S75


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Why I love SP-DAC


Flexible elective concentrations


In the final year, students are given the chance to pursue a basket of flexible elective concentrations, namely:
  • Applied Work Study Concentration: This is a 6-month internship placement with structured on-the-job training in Big 4 and other corporates.
  • Finance Concentration: Students will do the 3-month internship placement and take 3 finance modules, namely Financial Markets, Investment and International Trade Finance and Documentation that can give them insights into the financial markets and trading.
  • International Business Concentration: Students will do the 3-month internship placement and take 3 international business modules, namely Principles of Global Marketing, Global Business Environment and Principle of Import-Export Trade to give them insights into how international markets work.
  • Information Technology Concentration: Students will do the 3-month internship placement and take 3 IT modules, namely Fundamentals of Electronic Business, Web Publishing and Fundamentals of Spreadsheet Programming to give them skills in IT that can be applied in the workplace.
  • Integrated Accounting Practice Concentration: Students will do the 3-month internship placement and take 2 modules, namely Investment and Integrated Accounting Practice which is a final year project that integrates knowledge in all aspects of financial reporting, management reporting and auditing as applied to a stock broking firm.


Diploma Plus programme
Students can take an additional qualification whilst in SP in another discipline that is totally different from their main course of study. These courses are conducted in the evenings or during the holidays. They can do a certificate in the following areas:


  • Applied Psychology
  • Design Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Software Programming and Applications
  • Theatre Performance and Production

Why choose DAC @SP Business School?


No business can thrive without a team of competent accounting and finance professionals. Pursuing a diploma in accountancy is the first step you can take towards becoming an accounting professional or a Chartered Accountant (CA). At the Diploma in Accountancy (DAC) course, you will learn that accounting is not just about "number crunching". It involves a holistic education that will equip you with strong accounting knowledge, train you to acquire critical thinking and analytical skills, develop leadership abilities and build a strong sense of social responsibility.


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Course Highlights
  • Internship opportunities with the Big Four professional firms and reputable companies.
  • Overseas exposure via study trips and overseas immersion programmes.
  • Tie-up with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) provides opportunity to acquire an additional diploma qualification.
  • Collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for students to get their ICAEW qualifications.
  • Tie-up with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for students to start on their professional qualifications before graduation.
  • Flexible elective concentrations to choose from in the final year of study.
  • Variety of student activities and events that promote vibrant student life and bonding


What make us unique
Collaboration with ICAEW, ACCA and CIMA

SP has developed close partnerships with the Institute of the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Students have the opportunity to take an online test and be awarded the internationally recognised ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) whilst in their Second Year of studies in SP. There are also networking and skills development sessions for students to meet with industry practitioners. SP is also offering a pathway after graduation for students to obtain the full UK Chartered Accountant qualification, whilst working with the Big 4 and other reputable employers.

The ACCA Accelerated Pathway Programme (AAPP) allows students to embark on the ACCA professional accounting qualifications whilst in school.

Students can also obtain the Diploma in Management Accounting from CIMA whilst still in school, and have the option to pursue the full CIMA qualification as well.

These collaborations open up many doors for our students to develop professionally at an accelerated pace.


SP-CIMA Memorandum signing


ICAEW networking session

ACCA-SP scholarship presentation


Accounting Collaboration Studio, especially for DAC students


The Accounting Collaboration Studio is a special and vibrant learning space, dedicated to help students acquire skills sets. In this well-designed studio, you can open up your mind to new experiences and new possibilities. Special recording facility in the studio allows one to review and assess his performance in simulated client engagements. The flexible room configuration is designed to support team-based learning in solving integrated accounting and business problems.