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What will I learn?

This programme is developed by UCL School of Management, UK and awarded by University of London, UK.

Academic direction for the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Accountancy is provided by UCL School of Management. UCL is the Top 4 universities in The Times Higher Education Ranking (2018) and Top 20 institutions in the QS World University Rankings (2018).

The partnership of University of London, UCL and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) are enabling you to complete a MSc in Professional Accountancy and to enhance your ACCA professional accountancy qualification at the same time.

This degree not only adds value to accountants aspiring to senior roles, it also enables them to stand out from the crowd in terms of their qualifications. This partnership also enable ACCA Members to gain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours upon completion of the entire degree.

The Full Time MSc in Professional Accountancy programme has additional workshops to enhance your professional communication skills, data analytics skills, exposure to global networking opportunities as well as ACCA Learning Journey.

As an full-time international student in Singapore, you get to live and experience life in vibrant Singapore , while studying at SIM. Besides classroom experiences, you will also undergo a series of workshops and learning trips to understand Singapore’s work culture and immerse yourself in Singapore’s unique multi-racial culture.

This programme prepares you for career advancements and opportunities globally as Singapore transforms into Asia’s accounting hub by 2020.

Career Prospects/Further Education

Graduates may find themselves taking a major step towards developing an international or strategic focus within their careers. While some will accelerate their careers with existing employers, others can create potential for change. Major directions include jobs in business analysis and development, banking, management and strategy consulting, corporate finance and investment, human resource management and marketing.

Graduates may further their studies in the PhD programmes in UK universities and doctoral programmes around the world.

Which department am I in?

SIM Global Education

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
SG $17,200 for the entire course
Start date

Expected June 2022


SIM Global Education

461 Clementi Road,

599491, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor’s degree in business, management or economics (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent). All other qualifications will be assessed on individual merits. English Proficiency Requirements: A minimum C6 pass in English as First Language at GCE ‘O’ level; or IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band); or TOEFL iBT: 88 (with no less than 20 in Listening, 21 in Reading, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); or Pearson Test of English (Academic): a minimum of 59 in all four skills.

For international students

To qualify for Pathway 2, applicants must be a current ACCA Affiliate or Member and have:

Minimum age of 19 years old in the of registration with UOL

Passed all nine ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills papers (or exemptions approved by ACCA), AND

Passed all two ACCA Strategic Professional Essentials papers (or their equivalent), AND

Passed all two ACCA Strategic Professional Option papers (or their equivalent), AND


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