1. WHAT IS THE CURRICULUM STRUCTURE OF THE BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTANCY (BACC) PROGRAMME?
To complete the SMU BAcc programme, students need to complete 36 modules consisting of Accounting Core, Accounting Options, Business Subjects, Foundation Courses and our broad-based group of courses (SMU University Core, Modes of Thinking, Globalisation, Asian Studies, General Education, Technology Studies and Entrepreneurship). In addition, students are required to complete a minimum of 10 weeks internship, a minimum of 80 hours community service and the Finishing Touch Programme. Click here to read more about our curriculum.
2. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THE BACC PROGRAMME?
The modular system of the SMU curriculum allows for maximum flexibility. Students may complete the BAcc degree in as short as 3 years. Alternatively, students may choose to do a second major in finance, marketing, economics, law and information system management with an additional 2 to 9 courses and complete the degree in 3.5 years. Alternatively, students will be able to graduate in 4 to 5 years with a double degree by doing an additional 6 to 14 courses.
3. HOW DOES THE BACC CURRICULUM PREPARE STUDENTS FOR THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION?
The BAcc programme aims to produce professional accountants who, besides being technically competent, possess the attributes and skills that are needed to thrive in a knowledge-based economy. Such attributes include analytical and creative abilities, a broad perspective to think across disciplines and geographical or political boundaries, and a confident mastery of today's technology.
4. CAN I TAKE THE BACC DEGREE PROGRAMME ON A PART-TIME BASIS?
The BAcc programme is only offered as a full-time course of study.
Last updated on 24 May 2016 .