Are you an executive, a manager, or an entrepreneur with non-financial background? Or are you from engineering, information technology, marketing or otherbackgrounds, hoping to be more effective and competent with knowledge and skills in accountingand financial management?
This Specialist Diploma has the distinctive characteristic of dual specialisation in both accounting and finance disciplines. With knowledge and skills in one area building upon those in the other, you will enhance your management competencies and prospects for career advancement. It may also open opportunities for you to switch to a career in accounting and finance.
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.
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
At least a Polytechnic Diploma or ITE Technical Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Work-Learn Technical Diploma in Business OR University Degree in any discipline.
Applicants without the above minimum academic qualification but who holds a managerial position 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.
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.
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.
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.
Modes of Assessment
100% Coursework consisting of class tests/quizzes and assignments/projects
|Intake Info||Application Closing Date||Course Duration|
19 April 2021
02 November 2020 - 11 January 2021
|Fee Type||Course Fees
|SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents||S$291.72|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above||S$282.48|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||S$423.72|
|Singapore Permanent Residents||S$1117.08|
|Others & Repeat Students||S$2799.12|
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Course fees payable is based on per MC.
Course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.
MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
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Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.