Refer to general admission criteria for undergraduate programme.
In addition to meeting the general admissions criteria, applicants will be evaluated on academic merit, relevant work experience, motivation in pursuing the programme and communication skills. Interviews will be conducted for all shortlisted applicants to assess their suitability and ability to complete the programme.
This is a direct honours programme. Graduating students who meet the honours eligibility criteria will be awarded the respective honours classification. To graduate, students are required to complete a total of 170 credit units (cu) of courses, inclusive of 10 cu of university core courses.
The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:
- 60 cu of Business core courses;
- 90 cu of Accountancy courses;
- 10 cu of elective courses from Business, Marketing or Finance; and
- 10 cu of SUSS core courses.
to view the programme curriculum and class schedule.
This programme targets working adults and mature learners who are in the accounting industry and aspire to be Chartered Accountants of Singapore. Professionals from other fields keen on seeking accounting-related employment can also benefit from this programme.
programme is designed to aid students in their progression towards qualifying
as a Chartered Accountant of Singapore. Accounting-trained professionals
are hired across all industries from corporate to banking to public agencies.
They are sought after in a variety of occupations from accountants and auditors
and in to areas such as risk management, financial analysts, tax professionals
The Bachelor of Accountancy Degree is recognised
by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). This means that
graduates will have satisfied the qualification requirement for the purpose of
registration as a Public Accountant under the Accountants Act (Cap.2).
Bachelor of Accountancy degree is an accredited degree recognised by the
Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC). Graduates from the programme have direct entry to the Singapore CA Qualification which is a requirement to qualify as Chartered Accountants of
Singapore and be members of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
When a student graduates from Singapore University of Social Sciences with a Bachelor of Accountancy,
the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of
Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will grant some exemptions for the
purpose of registering and taking their professional examinations. Graduates
will be exempted from the five Certificate Level examinations and the six
Operational and Management Level Objective tests from CIMA; and for ACCA,
graduates will be exempted from all FIA papers and also F1 to F8 papers.
There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here
for more details.Study Grants
In addition to the study grants available to all students of Singapore University of Social Sciences, there are three study grants which are open only to Bachelor of Accountancy students. They are the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), CA-Practice and RSM | Stone Forest Study Grants.