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Course Overview

Provides participants with an understanding of the basic accounting concepts with particular application to the legal industry. You will also learn the procedures to prepare and maintain accounts for the legal profession.





This subject provides an understanding of basic accounting concepts and processes, and their applications in businesses. It includes the double-entry system of bookkeeping, preparation of basic financial statements, accounting for cash as well as analysis of financial statements using ratios.  It also covers accounting for law firms in accordance with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

●       Introduction to Accounting

●       Accounting Equation

●       Double Entry Principle

●       Trial Balance

●       Profit Determination

●       Classified Financial Statements

●       Accounting and Control for Cash

●       Solicitors' Accounts Rules

●       Financial Analysis



Modes of Assessment


Continuous assessment 60%

Examination 40%





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Legal Executive Studies.

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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