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Programme Structure

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The Bachelor of Accountancy programme is made up of t wo main components: Core and Broadening. The Core component bridges theory with real-world practice to equip you with strong competencies in problem-solving and interpersonal skills that will enable you to handle unstructured, complex and strategic challenges in business and accounting. The Broadening component, or the General Education Requirement (GER), allows you to broaden your perspectives through a course of study that is beyond your major discipline.

 
Minors
 
Opportunities for more focused interdisciplinary learning and exposure are available through the University Minor Programme. This allows y ou to pursue up to 2 secondary fields of study outside of Nanyang Business School, out of a list of over 30 minors offered by other schools in the university. These include Communication Studies, Psychology, Entrepreneurship, Mathematics and Public Administration. Minor courses taken will go towards fulfilling Unrestricted Elective requirements of the General Education Requirement.

 
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  • CORE Common
    Common Core Courses

    AC1101 Accounting I (for ACBS & ACC students)

    AC1102 Accounting II (for ACBS & ACC students)

    AB1201 Financial Management

    AB1202 Statistical & Analysis

    AB1601 Organisational Behaviour & Design

    AB1301 Business Law

    AB1501 Marketing

    AB1401 Information Technology

    AB1402 Foundational Excel

    AB3601 Strategic Management

    HW001 English Proficiency* (Required for those who have not passed or are not exempted from the Qualifying English Test for admission.)
  • CORE Accounting
    Accounting Core Courses

    These are read across the 2nd and 3rd years of study.

    AC2101 Accounting Recognition and Measurement

    AC2104 Assurance & Auditing

    AC2105 Accounting for Decision-making & Control

    AC2301 Principles of Taxation

    AC2302 Company Law & Corporate Governance

    AC2401 Accounting Information Systems

    AC3102 Risk Reporting and Analysis

    AC3103 Accounting Analysis and Equity Valuation

    AC3104 Risk Management & Advanced Auditing
  • CORE Career & PA
    Career Foundations

    This is a set of professional development courses to enhance your readiness for the job market upon graduation. Find out more in Career Services.

    Professional Attachment

    You will be required to undergo an eight- to ten-week internship to acquire first-hand work experience, possibly even securing a job before graduation. Our strong corporate links ensure access to a wide variety of local and multinational businesses, to which you will be matched based on relevant skills and interests.
  • GER Core
    For Students Admitted in AY14 & after

    GER Core Courses

    AB0601 Communication Management Fundamentals

    AB0602 Communication Management Strategies

    AB0901 Principles of Economics

    And three of the following 1 AU course:

    • HY0001 Ethics & Academic Integrity
    • GC0001 Introduction to Sustainability: Multidisciplinary
    • ET0001 Enterprise & Innovation
    For Students Admitted in AY11 to AY13

    GER Core Courses

    AB0601 Communication Management Fundamentals

    AB0602 Communication Management Strategies

    AB0901 Principles of Economics (This course will also cover topics on Singapore Studies.)

    And choose one of the following courses on Environmental Sustainability:

    • AB0001 Sustainability: Issues, Reporting & Finance
    • AB0301 Live, Work and Play in a Sustainable World
    • AB0402 Sustainability, Innovation & Operations
    • AB0501 Green Marketing
    • AB0502 Managing Sustainability
    • AB0603 Business Gone Green: Managerial Issues
  • GER PE
    For Students admitted in AY14 and after

    GER Prescribed Electives

    You are required to take 3 Prescribed Electives, one each from the following areas:

    • Liberal Arts
    • Science, Technology & Society
    • Business & Management:
      • AB0001 Sustainability: Issues, Reporting & Finance
      • AB0301 Legal & Ethical Issues in Sustainability
      • AB0402 Sustainability, Innovation & Operations
      • AB0501 Green Marketing
      • AB0502 Managing Sustainability
      • AB0603 Business Gone Green: Managerial Issues
    These electives, which are broadly relevant to all professions, are designed to help youunderstand and appreciate broader issues and trends beyond your major discipline.

    For Students admitted in AY11 to AY13

    GER Prescribed Electives
    You are required to take 3 Prescribed Electives, one each from the following areas:

    • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
    • Science, Technology & Society
    • Liberal Studies
    These electives, which are broadly relevant to all professions, are designed to help you understand and appreciate broader issues and trends beyond your major discipline.
  • UE
    Unrestricted electives are courses that complements the curriculum of your primary degree. Students may choose to undertake URECA, (Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus), read courses from the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Energetics Research Institute, National Institute of Education or any of the 4 colleges (College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Science and Nanyang Business School) within NTU.
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Second Specialisation in Predictive & Forensic Analytics AUs

Designing and Developing Databases
Analytics I: Visual and Predictive Techniques
Analytics II: Advanced Predictive Techniques
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation

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