Abbreviation FT / PT
MAcct FT

The Master of Accounting Programme at the HKU Business School combines a rigorous academic core with tailored practical skills and knowledge. It is accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Australia, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).

Students on this programme benefit from our professional partnerships with both the ACCA, whereby we incorporate its Strategic Professional level exams into our curriculum, and KPMG, which exposes our students to the company’s analytics technologies and real-life business experience.

Our comprehensive curriculum structure covers accounting, finance, management and business analytics, and explores theories that explicate the important roles of accounting in economic decisions. Through exploring data analytics, students will learn how to take insights and information and convert this into executable actions.

Students need to complete a total of twelve courses, up to two elective courses may be taken from other taught postgraduate programmes offered by the School.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (One-Year)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

1. A recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
2. Statements from two referees; and
3. A TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English teaching university.
   *A minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test) in TOEFL, or a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in IELTS is required.

Candidates with a good GMAT/GRE score or possessing a business Bachelor's degree or have accounting- related work experience will be favorably considered.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Tel: 3962 1280