Accountancy & Finance

With Singapore's status as a global financial and accountancy hub, the demand for accounting, finance and fintech professionals will continue to grow exponentially.

This course provides a holistic education with a strong accounting and finance core. You will be developed as future-ready professionals, ready to seize growth opportunities in the flourishing digital economy and sustainability space. With critical industry-relevant skills that you will learn from the course, this will enable you to excel in high-growth areas in Analytics, Automation, Fintech and Sustainability while building sound business acumen. You will have the opportunity to specialise in Accountancy or Investment & Banking in your third year of study with the course to deepen your knowledge in the area that you have an interest in.

Why Us?

INDUSTRY-FOCUSED
Be equipped with skills and competencies through our industry-responsive curriculum, real client project opportunities and internships with our industry partners, including the Big 4 accounting firms and reputable multinational companies.

SUBJECT EXEMPTIONS
Enjoy subject exemptions from widely recognised universities and professional associations such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

OPPORTUNITIES TO EXCEL
Maximise your potential with a wide range of scholarships, subject prizes, industry awards and competition opportunities. We won many national competitions every year (see Student Projects).

Our Student Projects

Our Award Wins

Some of the national competitions that our Accountancy & Finance students won in the last 2 years alone:

  • PolyFinTech100 API Hackathon 2022, Eco Payments Category (First Runner-Up)
  • SMU Tax Case Challenge 2022 and 2021 (Top Poly for both years)
  • SMU Accounting Challenge 2022 and 2021 (First Runner-Up for both years)
  • NTU Audit & Accounting Challenge 2021 (Top Poly)
  • Citi Foundation-SMU Financial Literacy Challenge 2022 (Top Infographic Award)
  • Citi Foundation-SMU Financial Literacy Challenge 2021 (Most Creative TikTok)
Subject Exemptions

You will enjoy subject exemptions from many universities and professional associations such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Exciting Opportunities

As an Accountancy & Finance student, there will be many opportunities to engage in exciting activities, events and seminars. One meaningful initiative is the Financial Literacy Programme we work with industry partners to bring financial planning workshops to secondary school students.

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