The ACC diploma is recognised by all local universities and many overseas universities. Many universities in Australia and the United Kingdom grant up to one year’s exemption, which means you can complete your degree programme faster.You will also enjoy module exemptions for courses and examinations offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and the Singapore Association of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (SAICSA).In collaboration with the Singapore Accountancy Commission and Singapore Workforce Development Agency, NP has launched an Advanced Diploma in Accountancy. An 18-month work-study programme under the SkillsFuture initiative, it offers an alternative pathway for Accountancy diploma holders into the profession, without having to obtain degree qualifications.For more information on further studies, click here.
AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-BTo be eligible for our diplomas, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.
You must also have sat for a Humanities subject or Art / Music or Principles of Accounts or a relevant OSIE / Applied Subject, and fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.
YEAR 1 MODULES
This module equips students with a working knowledge of spreadsheets within a business environment. Students will learn to create, capture, organise and manipulate data in spreadsheet formats to help businesses solve problems, make decisions and improve operations and processes. Students will also learn to use spreadsheets for data analysis and business intelligence.
This module introduces the basic concepts and principles of accounting, the accounting equation, double-entry concept, analysis and recording of business transactions, and preparation of financial statements for service and trading concerns.
This module introduces both written and spoken communication skills to students to build their confidence in delivering clear and logical messages to their audience. They will develop written communication skills through crafting business messages such as business letters, emails, and meeting minutes. In addition, students will work through presentations and simulated meetings to refine their spoken communication skills, discussion techniques, and people skills.
This module equips students with a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of business law and its application in a business environment. Topics include the Singapore legal system, law of contract, agency law, law of tort, law of business organisations, introduction to company law, intellectual property law and business ethics.
This module helps to give students a foundational introduction to their three-year diploma course curriculum and how it prepares them for industry. It will help them embark on their three-year course with the end in mind through guided reflection on their personal characteristics and development of an overall game plan for their future education and career goals. The module aims to deepen students’ commitment to the sector that the course prepares them for.
This module covers accounting methods, concepts and principles as well as internal controls in the accounting for cash, credit transactions, inventories and fixed assets. Topics such as bills of exchange and incomplete records are also introduced. Students will also be exposed to a commercial accounting software package in maintaining a set of accounts.
This module provides students with practical insights into presentation design, information flow and underlying data design. It covers a wide spectrum of business and IT-related design competencies including business processes, eCommerce, user interface design, data visualisation, imagery and digital applications, as well as information security design.
Students will examine the economic choices made by consumers, firms and the government, and how these decisions affect the market for a particular good or service. The module incorporates a study of the theory of demand and supply and discusses production costs, price determination and supply decisions for individual firms in different market structures.
This module provides an overview of the Singapore income tax system and its tax administration. Topics include taxation of employment income and other income, personal reliefs and parenthood tax rebates, business deductions and goods and services tax (GST). Students will learn to prepare income tax computations for resident individuals, non-resident individuals and sole proprietorships as well as develop tax planning strategies for individuals.
YEAR 2 MODULES
This module introduces cost terminology, basic concepts and costing procedures to account for materials, labour and overheads. Costing methods for jobs, processes, joint and by-products, as well as variable and absorption cost techniques are also covered.
This module equips students with skills to prepare financial statements for partnerships and limited liability companies. Students will learn to analyse financial statements via commonly used financial ratios. In addition, accounting for clubs and societies, goods and services tax (GST) and payroll are also covered.
Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is a critical capability in today’s multi-cultural global business environment, merely being aware of differences in culture is not enough. There is often an inability to communicate effectively across that cultural divide. The exact same message can be perceived in vastly different ways and with entirely different meaning. CQ is the lubricant of cross-cultural interactions. Through experiential and learner-centered methodologies, students will be sensitized to the challenges of interacting and working in new and unfamiliar settings, be it in organizations on home-ground or in a different country. The take-away from this module is the ability to cope with varied organizational environments and a mind-set ready to collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
This module covers topics such as incorporation procedures and effects, maintenance of statutory records, conduct of meetings, duties and liabilities of directors, rights of members, corporate rescue schemes and liquidation. Students will receive hands-on practice in the preparation of statutory returns using appropriate commercial software packages and become familiar with the Companies Act and other relevant statutory requirements.
YEAR 3 MODULES
Students learn about the Financial Reporting Standards and requirements for the preparation of statements of cash flows, accounting for foreign currency transactions, translation of foreign companies’ financial statements to the reporting currency, preparation of consolidated financial statements, and the analysis of financial statements of listed companies.
Students will explore advanced areas of auditing by examining issues that require professional judgement such as materiality and risk assessment, statutory and ethical duties of an auditor, as well as audit opinions. Audit approaches and techniques in a computer information systems environment are also covered.
Students will be introduced to management accounting techniques for planning, controlling and decision-making. Standard costing and budgetary control techniques will be taught together with an in-depth study of relevant costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, transfer-pricing decisions and pricing strategies.
Course ChairMrs Yong-Ong Bee LengEmail:
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