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Nanyang Master of Science (MSc) in Accountancy



What will I learn?

The MSc Accountancy (MSc Acc) programme leverages on the School's long tradition and track record of more than 50 years in training executives in accounting and finance-related fields for leadership roles in Singapore and beyond. Each year, we admit two cohorts of around 40 students each with keen interest and enthusiasm to deepen their skills and knowledge in accounting, and to advance their career in this field.

Our comprehensive curriculum which includes Data Analytics and Digital Forensic ensures our participants are equipped with holistic skill sets to take on the challenges and succeed in the fast evolving accounting landscape. The courses are taught by our senior faculty and selected courses are co-taught with the Big Four partners for added industry relevance.

The MSc Acc programme is accredited by the SAC to qualify for the Singapore CA Qualification and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).​ Graduates from the programme can advance directly to the Professional Programme of the Singapore CA Qualification. The School’s strong connections with international accounting bodies such as ICAEW, CPA Australia, ACCA, CIMA, to name a few, allows our graduates to fast track their professional accounting qualification journey.

Programme Overview

The MSc Accountancy is offered as a full- or part-time programme. Full-time students complete the programme in a year, part-time students, in 2 years.

The programme covers 15 courses. Up to 2 waivers are allowed, based on previous extensive coverage in your undergraduate programme, subject to approval from the School. Waivers will be substituted with Master's level electives. All our courses are conducted in English, on NTU's vibrant campuses in Singapore. Our classes are held during weekday’s evenings at an easily accessible location at the One-North campus opposite Buona Vista MRT station and/ or on Saturday at the picturesque NTU main campus in Jurong West. From July 2019, weekday morning/afternoon classes at NTU’s main campus will also be offered to participants in the full-time programme.​

Which department am I in?

Nanyang Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG$45,000.00 (27,59,044) per year
Inclusive of GST and SG $10,000 enrolment fee, payable in equal instalments over 3 terms
Start date

Expected March, July, November 2023


Nanyang Business School

Block S3, 50 Nanyang Avenue,

Nanyang Technological University,

639798, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

A good Bachelor's degree in any field

A good GMAT/GRE score

TOEFL - 600 (paper-based); 250 (computer-based); 100 (Internet-based)

​​IELTS - 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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