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BBA (Acc) Programme - Curriculum

Curriculum - For students in 2010 to 2013 cohorts:

Curriculum Structure and Requirements of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) / Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) with Honours Programmes

The degree requirements for the B.B.A. (Acc.) programme and the B.B.A. (Acc. Hons.) programme are listed in Tables 1 and 2 below.

 

Table 1: B.B.A. (Acc.) Programme Requirements

Modules

Modular Credits (MCs)

% Of

Total MC Requirements

UNIVERSITY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

• General Education Modules (at least 8 MCs)

• Singapore Studies Module (at least 4 MCs)

• Breadth: Electives Outside Business School (at least 4 MCs)

16

13.3%

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

• Major Requirements

(a) 15 Core Modules (worth a total of 60 MCs)

(b) 6 Essential Modules

- 6 accounting essential modules (worth 24 MCs)

84

70.0%

UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE REQUIREMENTS:

5 compulsory accounting modules

20

16.7%

TOTAL

120

100%


Table 2: B.B.A. (Acc. Hons.) Programme Requirements

Modules

Modular Credits (MCs)

% Of

Total MC Requirements

UNIVERSITY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

• General Education Modules (at least 8 MCs)

• Singapore Studies Module (at least 4 MCs)

• Breadth: Electives Outside Business School (at least 4 MCs)

16

10.0%

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS:

• Major Requirements

(a) 15 Core Modules (worth a total of 60 MCs)

(b) 11 Essential/Restricted Elective Modules

- 6 accounting essential modules (worth 24 MCs)

- An Honours Dissertation (worth 3 modules/12 MCs)

- Field Service Project (worth 2 modules / 8 MCs)

104

65.0%

UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE REQUIREMENTS:

- 5 compulsory accounting modules (worth 20 MCs)

- 5 unrestricted elective modules (worth 20 MCs)

40

25.0%

TOTAL

160

100%

 

To fulfil the requirements of the B.B.A. (Acc.)/B.B.A. (Acc. Hons.) programme as well as to satisfy all the coursework requirements for the professional Accountant qualification, the 120/160 MCs read by B.B.A. (Acc.)/B.B.A. (Acc. Hons.) students will consist of the following modules:

(a) 15 Core Modules (worth 4 MCs each) as shown in the table below.

Module Code

Module Title

(i) Analytical Core

BSP1005

Managerial Economics

BSP2001

Macro and International Economics

DSC1007

Business Analytics – Models & Decisions

(ii) Functional Core

MNO1001

Management and Organisation

ACC1002

Financial Accounting

MKT1003

Marketing

BSP1004

Legal Environment of Business

ACC1006

Accounting Information System

ACC2002

Managerial Accounting

FIN2004

Finance

BSP2005

Asia Pacific Business Environment

DSC2006

Operations Management

BSP3001

Strategic Management

(iii) Leadership Core

MNO2007

Leadership and Ethics

ES2002

Business Communication

(b) Six Accounting Essential Modules (worth 4 MCs each)

• ACC3601 Corporate Accounting & Reporting

• ACC3602 Managerial Planning & Control

• ACC3603 Assurance and Attestation

• ACC3604 Corporate and Securities Law

• ACC3605 Taxation

• ACC3606 Advanced Corporate Accounting & Reporting

(c) 20 MCs from the following voluntary modules, under the aegis of Unrestricted Elective Modules:

• ACC3611 Corporate Governance and Ethics

• ACC3612 Risk Management & Internal Control

• ACC3613 Advanced Assurance and Attestation

• ACC3614 Valuation

• ACC3615 Accounting Theory

(d) 16 MCs of University-Level Requirements

(Please see the B.B.A. (Hons.) Programme Section above for details as the similar requirements apply.)

(e) Honours Students have to take another 40 MCs worth of modules that will include an Honours Dissertation (12 MCs), Field Service Project (8 MCs) and another 20 MCs of Unrestricted Elective requirements. (Please see B.B.A. (Hons.) Programme Section above for details as the same requirements apply.) (Please see the B.B.A. (Hons.) Programme Section above for details as the similar requirements apply, especially on the eligibility to take the Honours Dissertation.)

(f) Personal Development & Career Management Programme

(Please see the B.B.A. (Hons.) Programme Section above for details as the similar requirements apply.)

(g) Qualifying English Test

(Please see the B.B.A. (Hons.) Programme Section above for details as the similar requirements apply.)

Additional elective modules may be introduced as and when necessary. At the moment, the elective module available is as follows:

ACC4611 Advanced Taxation

B.B.A. (Acc.) and B.B.A. (Acc. Hons.) students must also complete an accounting-related internship. They can expect to study and work without vacation breaks from the second Monday in August to the second Saturday in May during their third year, when they will integratively complete ten fixed Accounting modules as well as the full-time employment internship via a modified academic term structure.

 

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