3 reasons for choosing DAC:
1. Career Prospect
2. Professional accreditation
3. Further studies opportunities
1. Career Prospects
DAC graduates have excellent job prospects and many graduates receive several job offers upon graduation with the Big Four professional firms and reputable companies. The combination of technical accounting skills with hands-on practical training ensure that our DAC graduates are work-ready, and able to value add to their organisations.
You can look forward to rewarding and challenging careers in the following areas:
- Financial accounting
- Financial analysis
DAC students enjoying the vibrant life in PWC
DAC industry visit to Deloitte
Our DAC graduate sharing about his working experience as an auditor in EY.
2. University opportunities
DAC graduates have multiple pathways upon graduation.
Opportunities for professional studies
Graduates who wish to further their studies are granted partial exemptions from various professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Graduates may also pursue the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy offered under the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP).
You can choose to further your studies at reputable local and foreign universities, which grant modular to full year exemptions to our graduates. Besides an accountancy degree, our graduates may also pursue a degree in Economics, Business Administration, Psychology and Information Systems. Many of our graduates are admitted to the local universities (NUS, NTU, SMU and SIT) and credit their success to the strong foundations built in our DAC course.
DAC graduate Philbert Lim was awarded the SP Institutional Medal
DAC graduate Kelly Kok in SMU Accountancy being awarded the Executive Development Scholarship from SPRING Singapore
3. Professional accreditation
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
DAC team emerged as 2nd runner up at the ICAEW Regional Business Challenge
ACCA-SP scholarship presentation