Advanced Diploma in Accountancy

Post-Diploma / 1.5 years

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Financial management is the discipline that carries businesses forward, and as a finance professional, your skills will always be in demand.

Accountancy skills will equip you with the necessary qualifications for a highly-rewarding career as a finance professional in any sector.

Learning Outcomes

From financial reporting to accounting techniques, this course enables you to gain the technical skills and knowledge required to be an accountant, auditor or a finance executive. You will learn how to compute tax liabilities, develop business valuation models and perform audit procedures. Upon graduation, you may progress to the Singapore CA Qualification to attain the Chartered Accountant of Singapore designation.

Course 
Schedule

Course Start Date: 15 Mar 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 14 Jan 2021
Application Outcome Date: 1 Mar 2021

Day: Wed and Fri
Time: 6pm to 10pm

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Post-Diploma Certificate in Financial Reporting & Tax

Comprehend the Conceptual Framework and the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) and the principles and major technical areas of taxation.

Module
Principles of Financial Reporting
Provides the knowledge of the Conceptual Framework and the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) for you to be able to explain and advise on the application of the SFRS, demonstrating appropriate professional judgment.
Module
Singapore Taxation
Equips you with the core knowledge of the principles and major technical areas of taxation through a variety of scenarios and situations.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Financial Management & Accounting for Decision Making

Learn to manage the finance function of a business using investment appraisal techniques and business valuation models and develop management accounting techniques for planning, control and decision-making.

Module
Financial Management
Provides you with the knowledge and skills to manage the finance function of a business.
Module
Accounting for Decision Making
Develops you with management accounting techniques for planning, control, and decision-making. Focuses on analysis of relevant information for decision-making by management.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Advanced Financial Reporting & Assurance

Be able to explain the treatment and disclosure of hedge accounting, demonstrating appropriate professional judgement and know the nature, purpose and scope of assurance engagement.

Module
Advanced Financial Reporting
Provides the knowledge of the Conceptual Framework and the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) for you to be able to explain the treatment and disclosure of hedge accounting, demonstrating appropriate professional judgment.
Module
Assurance
Equips you to be able to demonstrate how an auditor obtains an understanding of the entity, plans and performs audit procedures and more in accordance with the Singapore Standards on Auditing and Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Accounting Practice

Experience an industry practicum in accounting, auditing or taxation under the supervision of an approved mentor.

Module
Structured Practicum
The modules encompass 180 hours of industry practicum in accounting, auditing or taxation under the supervision of an approved mentor in an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) over a minimum period of 18 months. You must gain full-time employment with an ATO and fulfil the required practicum training hours and minimum employment period in order to complete the modules.

Certification

1 Advanced Diploma
4 Post-Diploma Certificates
9 Modules

Certification

You are required to complete 4 post-diploma certificates within 3-year validity period to be awarded the Advanced Diploma qualification.


Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

Diploma in Accountancy & Finance from Nanyang Polytechnic
Diploma in Accountancy from Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Diploma in Accountancy from Singapore Polytechnic
Diploma in Accounting & Finance from Temasek Polytechnic
Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting) from Nanyang Polytechnic

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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 Fees

Note:

  • The fees below are per semester.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST.
  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.

SkillsFuture Credit
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay f​or a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years$425.64
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$283.76
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$1135.06
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$293.04
Others (and Repeat Students)$2837.64