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Business Administration Discipline
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Higher Diploma in Accountancy

Programme code BA124001

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Chai Wan)
IVE (Haking Wong)
IVE (Kwun Tong)
IVE (Sha Tin)
IVE (Tuen Mun)
Entrance Requirements
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
  1. An "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2", "Level 3" and "Level 4" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  3. Applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules).
  4. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Programme Aims
This programme aims to equip students with practical competence to provide services and support in all aspects of accounting functions.
 
Graduates can obtain partial exemption from professional examination of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).#

#Application for the exemption of professional accountancy examination is under review
Career Prospects
Graduates are competent to take up positions in financial accounting, auditing, taxation, management accounting, financial management, company secretary and general management areas.
Articulation
Graduates can apply for admission to BA (Hons) in Professional Accounting (Year 3 Entry) offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi).
 
Professional Recognition
Partial exemption from the professional examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and exemption of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)#

# Application for the exemption of professional accountancy examination is under review
Notes
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.