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3.2.3.2    Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) / Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) with Honours

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Under the new Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accountancy (Acc) 2017 programme, students are enrolled directly into an Honours programme. Students are required to complete 160 Modular Credits (MCs) to graduate.

The degree requirements for the BBA (Acc Hons) programme are listed on the table below.

BBA (ACC. HON.) PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
University-Level Requirements (20 MCs)
General Education Modules (5 modules worth 20 MCs)

One module from each of the following areas:

(1) Human Cultures
(2) Thinking and Expression
(3) Quantitative Reasoning
(4) Singapore Studies
(5)  Asking Questions

Programme Requirements (104 MCs)
Core Modules (11 modules worth 40 MCs)

Leadership Core

(1) ES2002 Business Communication

Analytical Core

(2) DAO1704 Decision Analytics using Spreadsheets
(3) DAO2702 Business Analytics Models & Applications
(4) BSP1707 Managerial Economics: Exposure (2MCs)
(5) BSP2701 Global Economy (2 MCs)

Functional Core

(6) ACC1701 Accounting for Decision Makers
(7) BSP1702 Legal Environment of Business
(8) MKT1705 Principles of Marketing
(9) MNO1706 Organisational Behaviour
(10) FIN2704 Finance
(11) DAO2703 Operations and Technology Management

Compulsory Accounting Modules (11 modules worth 44 MCs)

(1) ACC2706 Managerial Accounting
(2) ACC2707 Corporate Accounting & Reporting I
(3) ACC2708 Corporate Accounting & Reporting II
(4) ACC2709 Accounting Information Systems
(5) ACC3701 Assurance and Attestion
(6) ACC3702 Corporate and Securities Law
(7) ACC3703 Taxation
(8) ACC3704 Advanced Corporate Accounting and Reporting
(9) ACC3705 Valuation
(10) ACC3706 Corporate Governance and Risk Management
(11) ACC3707 Integrated Perspectives in Accounting and Business

Honours Modules (5 modules worth 20 MCs)
Honours by Research pathway:

(1) BHD4001 Honors Dissertation in the area of specialisation (12 MCs)
(2) Advanced Independent Study Modules (8 MCs) not related to dissertation research area or FSP4003 Field Service Project (8 MCs)

Or

Honours by Coursework pathway:

(1) 4000 level business modules in area of specialisation (12 MCs)
(2) FSP4003 Field Service Project (8 MCs)

Internship Requirement (4 MCs)
4 MCs of internship module
Unrestricted Elective Requirements (32 MCs)
Unrestricted Elective Modules (8 modules worth 32 MCs)

Students will be encouraged to take a Minor or 2nd Major outside BIZ, or alternatively take a specialisation within BIZ.

TOTAL: 160 MCs

Note: Students may graduate with the BBA (Acc) general degree upon completion of 120 MCs, comprising the general education modules (20 MCs), core modules (40 MCs), compulsory accounting modules (44 MCs), internship module (4 MCs) and unrestricted elective modules (12 MCs).

The information on the curriculum are correct as off May 2017. For further information and updates on the BBA (Acc) and BBA (Acc Hons) Programmes, please click here.

Non- Credit Bearing Graduation Requirements*

– Academic orientation module
– First-year primer module
– Career preparation module

*Non- Credit Graduation Requirements         

(I) Academic Orientation Modules (AOMs)

AOMs are online-based multimedia modules in Calculus and Statistics, and Microsoft Excel Skills for Business. Fresh to the BBA curriculum, these modules provide consistent pre-requisite knowledge preparation to facilitate more effective learning of core modules in class as a cohort once semester begins.

  1. BPM1701 Calculus and Statistics
  2. BPM1702 Microsoft Excel Skills for Business

(II) Intensive Primer Module

Effective at introducing specific knowledge and experiential skills within a relatively short time frame, this intensive primer module is an initiative by the Business School to ensure all students begin with a comprehensive introduction to ‘Understanding How Business Works’, to appreciate how different business functions work together.

  1. BPM1705 Understanding How Business Works

(III) Career Preparation Module

In nurturing leaders for marketplace impact, the Career Preparation module consists of the following 3 components to focus on exposure and skills and complement the formal programme.

  1. Leadership Seminar Series: To provide greater exposure to industry leaders, students will be required to attend a minimum of 4 seminars delivered by industry leaders each year.
  2. Global Immersion and Study: A requirement for all students, this segment ensures all students receive direct and significant international exposure through participation in a global initiative. This may be a semester abroad, an overseas internship, a case competition or a study trip.
  3. Career Creation Programme: This will comprise a series of activities designed and coordinated by NUS BIZ Career Services to provide students with practical skills. Students will learn job search strategies, resume writing, interviewing skills, understanding one’s strengths and job motivations, networking techniques as well as business etiquette and corporate dressing.

Notes:

  • For more information about Honours Dissertation (HD), please click here.
  • For more information about Field Service Project (FSP), please click here.
  • When registering for modules, students are to note the prerequisites, which indicate the base of knowledge on which the subject matter of a particular module will be built. Before taking a module, students should complete any prerequisite module(s) listed for that particular module. Where prerequisites are specified, equivalent modules will also be accepted. If in doubt, students should consult the course instructor or academic advisors regarding the acceptable equivalent prerequisite modules.
  • The following accounting elective modules maybe offered:
      1. ACC3711 Managerial Planning and Control
      2. ACC4711Advanced Taxation
      3. ACC4712 Forensic Accounting
      4. ACC4713 Financial Institution Audit and Compliance
      5. ACC4714 Advanced Assurance and Attestation
      6. ACC4715 Accounting Theory
      7. ACC4751 Advanced Independent Study in Accounting
      8. ACC4752 Advanced Independent Study in Accounting (2MCs)
      9. ACC4761 Seminars in Accounting
      10. ACC4761A Seminars in Accounting: Internal Audit
      11. ACC4761C Seminars in Accounting: Advanced Accounting Theory
      12. ACC4761D Seminars in Accounting: Risk Management Technology
      13. ACC4761E Seminars in Accounting: Public Sector Audit
      14. ACC4761F Seminars in Accounting: Advanced Corporate Governance
      15. ACC4761G Seminars in Accounting: Advanced Risk Management

(The list of modules above is non-exhaustive and subjected to changes as new modules can be added every semester and some modules may not be offered anymore due to irrelevance or restriction of resources. Students should refer to http://bba.nus.edu/online.html for modules to be offered for the semester).

Personal Development & Career Management Programme

The School has been organising seminars and workshops to help students prepare for the working world. They will learn job search strategies, resume writing, interviewing skills, understanding one’s strengths and job motivations, networking techniques as well as business etiquette and corporate dressing. Such training is now offered to all business students as STR1000 Starter Workshop and STR2000 Starter Clinic.For further information and updates, please visit the website at https://bschool.nus.edu.sg/career-services/prospective-students/student-services

Undergraduate Matters

Please refer to the Registrar’s Office website at http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/edu/UG/graduation.html for further information on the following and other useful information that students should know:

  • CAP for Continuation and Graduation
  • Degree Classification
  • Residency Requirement and Maximum Candidature
  • Minimum MC Requirements for Programme / Major / Second Major and Minor
  • Advanced Placement Credits & Exemptions
  • Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory (S/U) Option

Please refer to the Registrar’s Office website at http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/adminpolicy/loa.html for further information on Leave of Absence (LOA).

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