Specialist Diploma in Professional Accounting & Technology


Introduction

The SP Business School is pleased to introduce our new Specialist Diploma in Professional Accounting & Technology. This is a part-time course comprising of 2 separate Post Diploma Certificate (PDC) courses that may be completed in the shortest possible time of one year or over 2 semesters. Each PDC course comprises of 3 modules delivering the knowledge content equivalent to intermediate level of professional accountancy qualifications.

Participants are required to bring computer Notebook when attending lessons, as you may need it to access the e-learning materials, writing reports, etc.

Course Objectives

This course seeks to provide deepening of technical knowledge and skills required by the accountancy profession (in areas of International Financial Reporting Standards, auditing and taxation) as well as finance and technological skills needed by the profession. With deepening of the accounting skills coupled with technological skills, the graduate would be better equipped for the accounting sector. 

Suitable for

The course is suitable for working professionals in the accountancy sector who do not hold a professional accountancy qualification, and will provide them the opportunity to deepen their skills and knowledge relevant to their employment either in professional accounting firms or accounting and finance functions of their organisations. 

Fresh accountancy diploma holders and those who are currently not engaged in accounting related employment may deepen their prior accounting knowledge through this course so as to enhance their employability in the accountancy sector. 

In addition, participants may also benefit from relevant topics covered in the course to prepare for examinations conducted by professional accountancy bodies.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants need to have a minimum Accountancy or Business-related Diploma from recognised institutions.

Applicants with a degree or diploma from other disciplines must have at least 1 year of working experience in an accounting or business-related area.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.


Course Outline

The course consists of six modules conducted over two semesters within one academic year.  Classes will be conducted in three evenings per week for 15 weeks each semester.  It consists of 2 Post Diploma Certificates (PDC) conducted over 2 semesters, 1 PDC per semester. The first PDC to start with is PDC1. Each PDC will consist of three modules and the details are as follows:

PDC 1 Certificate in Professional Accounting
Module 1 – Financial Accounting and Reporting
Module 2 – Professional Auditing
Module 3 – Tax Management

PDC 2 Certificate in Finance & Technology in Accounting
Module 1 – Financial Planning and Analysis 
Module 2 – Accounting Analytics
Module 3 – Technology and Change Management

Please click here for Module Synopsis


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC) respectively. Upon successfully acquiring the two PDCs within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.


Course Fees

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SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING AND TECHNOLOGY
POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVESINGAPORE PR

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for SC)*

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for PR)**

OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS
Certificate in Professional Accounting$478.85
$319.23
$1,276.94
$329.68
$381.89
$3,192.35
Certificate in Finance & Technology in Accounting$478.85
$319.23
$1,276.94
$329.68
$381.89
$3,192.35
Total Course Fees:$957.70
$638.47
$2,553.88
$659.35
$763.78
$6,384.69
*SC - Singapore Citizens

**PR - Permanent Residents

 

Other Fees Payable:

FEE DESCRIPTIONPER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)
 SINGAPORE CITIZENSSINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS
Examination Fee-$16.05
Miscellaneous Fee$7.49$7.49
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.01$1.01
Insurance Fee (GPA)$1.70$1.70
Total$10.20$26.25

- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy:
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

 

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Terms and Conditions

Please click here for application procedure

Date of Course:
19 Apr 2021

Academic Calendar

Registration Period:
Registration closed

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

Class schedule:
3 evenings per week
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

There will be 2 face-to-face sessions and 1 e-Learning asynchronous session. A lesson schedule would be provided for students to prepare before attending lessons.

Duration:
270 hours (1 year)

PDC to start with:
PDC1


Enquiries
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

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