Bachelor of Professional Accounting (Honours)

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Special Features

  • Liberal arts education – a distinctive teaching and learning process including small classes, close faculty and student relationship, interdisciplinary studies and international exposure
  • Professional focus with liberal arts education, including Integrity, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR), Humanities, Sociology
  • Credit-bearing full-time 12-week Accounting Internship Programme
  • Monthly professional accounting seminars on campus shared by renowned and well experienced professional accountants and other related disciplines
  • Mainland China accounting study tours
  • Exchange programme in the US

Success Stories

Ho Lok Yi

Ho Lok Yi

Graduate 2016

Assurance Associate 

“I am now working for one of the Big 4 accounting firms. I took the Accounting Internship Course when I was in Year 3 and met my supervisor in the internship job. She helped me a lot in my job hunting process after graduation."

Cassidy Wong

Cassidy Wong

Graduate 2017

Assurance Associate 
Intern at Deloitte

“Life at Deloitte is full of challenges as well as learning opportunities. The more I work, the more I acquire new skills, and the more certain that I am growing in audit.”

Professional Accreditation

CPA                                ACCA


AIA              HKICS

Upon graduation, students will be:

  • Recognised by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) as accountancy degree holders and as having fulfilled the stipulated pre-entry educational requirements; and qualified as professional accountants by successfully completing the HKICPA Qualification Programme (QP) and obtaining relevant working experience;
  • Eligible for exemption in up to 9 papers from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA);
  • Eligible for direct entry to the professional level examinations of CPA Australia;
  • Eligible for exemption in up to 6 papers from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); and
  • Eligible for exemption in up to 7 papers from the Association of International Accountants (AIA)*; and
  • Eligible for exemption in up to 4 papers from the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS)

* The paper exemption is currently under re-assessment and is subject to AIA's approval.

​Career Prospects

BPAcc Career Prospects

Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Professional Accounting (Honours) Programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework

QR Registration no.: 12/000607/5

Validity Period: 01/09/2012 - 31/08/2022

QF Level: 5

Accounting Internship

To provide you with more exposure and training in the accounting profession, the programme offers a new elective in the form of an "Accounting Internship" which offers a 6-credit accounting internship opportunity during the Second Semester from January to April in their Year 3 study. Students will be able to:

  • Build on the professional knowledge acquired in classroom learning;
  • Gain valuable and solid experience in a working environment in accounting related fields, which include accounting, auditing or taxation work in CPA firms; internal financial and management accounting work in industrial and commercial companies, as well as in non-profit sectors; and
  • Develop a range of generic skills (such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills) that are important in enhancing the future employment opportunities of our students


Accounting Seminars

Selected Major Courses

  • Accounting Internship
  • Analysis of Accounting Information System
  • Auditing
  • Business and Company Law in Hong Kong
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Strategic Managemnt Accounting
  • Taxation