Specialist Diploma in Accounting & Finance

This course is designed for adults to deepen their knowledge and skills in accounting and financial management to take on higher level jobs in these disciplines.

The course aims to:

  • Provide candidates with a sound knowledge of accounting and finance in business organisations;
    Train candidates in the analysis and use of financial information;
  • Equip candidates with the techniques for planning, managing and controlling financial resources;
  • Impart problem-solving, thinking and research skills to candidates through article reviews, case studies and assignments.

Target Participants
Executives, managers and entrepreneurs who wish to enhance their accounting and financial skills and knowledge. Prior knowledge of accounting and finance is not a pre-requisite.

 Course Information

Course Date:

14 October 2019

Course Duration:

Part-Time / 1 year

This course consists of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC)

Course Frequency:

2 times a week, 7pm to 10pm on weekdays

Application Period:

29 April 2019 - 30 June 2019


Candidates who successfully complete the Specialist Diploma in Accounting & Finance will be eligible for the following exemptions:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – Accountant in Business (AB), Management Accounting (MA), Financial Accounting (FA) and Corporate and Business Law (LW)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – BA2: Fundamentals of Management Accounting and BA3: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

 Course Fees

Course Fee Per Post-Diploma Certificate

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)1 


SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above


Singapore Citizens aged below 40


Singapore Permanent Residents


Others & Repeat Students


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(nett fee payable inclusive of GST)
1Please refer to www.workfare.sg for more information on WTS
MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per MC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

 Career Opportunities

The course will enhance participants' management competencies, and prospects for career advancement. It may also open opportunities for participants to switch to a career in accounting and finance.

 Contact Us


Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)

What You Will Learn

To be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Accounting and Finance, participants are required to complete a total of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs). A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of each PDC.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Financial Accounting & Analysis

Subject code Subject

This subject aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills of measuring business activities and processing the data into useful information for reporting and decision making. The subject covers the accounting principles and accounting process, and equips students with the requisite skills in preparing and interpreting corporate financial statements. It also addresses accounting issues relating to consolidated financial statements.


This subject seeks to equip students with the tools and skills needed to draw inferences from financial statements in tandem with corroborative information from the market and the economy, in order to facilitate better financial, investment and credit decision making within the firm. The subject examines in detail how financial statements can be used to evaluate performance and financial position; or to assess the risk and implications of a particular decision made by the firm’s management.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Management Accounting & Finance

Subject code Subject

This subject provides an introduction to the use of accounting information in the planning, control and decision-making process. It covers the tools and techniques for planning, budgeting, performance evaluation and cost analysis. It also addresses emerging issues that are outside the traditional domain of management accounting. These issues include total quality management and the economic value added concepts.


This subject covers the role of finance and the financial manager, sources and allocation of funds within a business enterprise and the tools and techniques used by the financial manager in the management of funds and other financial resources. It also covers concepts related to valuation, international financial management and financial instruments such as shares, options and warrants.

Modes of Assessment



Minimum Entry Requirements

 At least a diploma or degree and at least 2 years of general work experience OR

 Currently in managerial jobs requiring finance knowledge OR

 Holders of other equivalent academic qualifications from foreign institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

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Application Procedures & Enquiries

Submit on-line application via: https://cetoas.tp.edu.sg/Account/Logon

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)
21 Tampines Ave 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
Tel: 6788 1212
Email: tsa_acadcet@tp.edu.sg
URL: http://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

Last updated 1 November 2017