Program Overview

  • Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to help recent graduates adapt to the cultural and technological shifts in the accounting field.
  • With the increased adoption of technology, accounting firms now face new demands to recruit employees who possess data analytics skills combined with accounting knowledge.
  • This curriculum will equip students with the necessary skills, network, and knowledge to be competitive in the industry.


  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee

S$ 60,000


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Applied Data Science & Visualisation
The module provides accounting students with the underlying concepts and foundations in data analytics and visualisation. Coverage includes acquiring, organising, analysing, and presenting large data sets. The module serves as an introduction to both Python and Tableau.


Corporate Valuation Models
This module develops a conceptual framework for corporate decisions, focusing the responsibilities, concerns, and methods of analysis of the finance department. The module enables students to build firm valuation modules using a variety of valuation approaches. Emphasis is placed on discounted cash flows models in a variety of contexts to estimate intrinsic firm or project value.


Managerial Planning and Control
This module covers major concepts, tools and techniques in managerial accounting. The emphasis is on the use of managerial accounting information for decision-making, planning, and controlling activities. Topics include nature of control, responsibility centres, performance evaluation, pricing for intermediate products, strategic planning, budgeting, balanced scorecard, and etc.


Preparing Financial Statements
The module is to equip students as accountants to prepare financial statements and to interpret published financial statements for decision-making.


Semester 2


Corporate Accounting and Reporting
The module covers further topics in financial reporting at the graduate level, with special reference to accounting for PPE, investment properties, intangible assets, impairment revenue, deferred tax, leases, provisions, etc.


Students will read five elective modules across Semester 2 and Special Term 1 to attain a specialisation.


Specialisation in Financial Analytics


Semester 2:


Analytics & Data Management

The module provides accounting students with the tools needed to perform statistical analysis and manage accounting information. Coverage includes machine learning tools, the choice among different types of statistical analysis, and analysing large datasets. The module uses Python to address specific questions using both internal and external accounting data.


Bank Compliance and Risk Management
This module develops a conceptual framework for building effective compliance and risk management programs in banks. Emphasis is placed on key areas of risk, and major banking regulations.


Financial Statement Analysis
The module enables students who has knowledge in accounting, finance and strategic management to perform meaningful analyses of a firm in arriving at appropriate estimates of its intrinsic value.



Requirements for Completion and Graduation


To graduate from our NUS MSc in Accounting programme, you must complete the programme requirements and achieve a Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of at least 3.2 (out of 5.0).


To stay and complete the programme, you must maintain a CAP of at least 3.2. In the event that you are unable to maintain a CAP of 3.2 and above, the following scenarios may occur:

  • If your CAP is less than 3.2 but more than 2.5, you will receive an initial warning. This will lead to dismissal from the programme should your CAP remain below 3.2 for the third consecutive semester.
  • If your CAP is 2.5 or below for two consecutive semesters, you will automatically be dropped from the programme.

Fees for August 2022 intake (Academic Year 2022/2023)

The programme fees for the course is S$60,000*.


Fee Type Amount  
Application Fee S$100.00  
Acceptance Fee S$10,000.00  
1st Instalment S$25,000.00  
2nd Instalment S$25,000.00  


All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferrable.


*Fees are subjected to GST.


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