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Discover a wealth of opportunities in an evolving sector

Duration 1 year (Full-time)
2 years (Part-time)
Deadline May 2018 intake
August 2018 intake
28 February 2018
15 May 2018
Tuition Fees S$37,000.00 (Exclusive of GST)

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Master of Professional Accounting

Internationally Recognised Professional Degree

With accreditations from 10 different government, academic and regulatory bodies, including ISCA, CPA (AU), ACCA, ICAEW and more, the SMU MPA will open global career opportunities.

High Graduate Employability

For 11 years and counting, our dedicated career services team has placed students in renowned companies for internships and jobs.

World Class Faculty

Some of the best academics and educators in their specialised fields teach the MPA. We also tap on industry practitioners for their specific expertise for you to gain industry insights.

Diverse Classes

Due to the nature of accountancy, our candidates can range from fresh graduates looking to enter the accounting sector to senior management executives looking to upskill. You will enjoy being part of a dynamic cohort as accounting takes on a new role in the changing corporate environment.



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Hear from our Alumni!

Tay Jingmin

The MPA provides an education that is both inside and outside of the textbooks. The course is very intense and demanding. At the same time, it equips me with the knowledge and confidence to explore new opportunities in my professional career. One factor that differentiates MPA is the quality of the lecturers and students. They have definitely made the lessons much more manageable and enjoyable.

Wu Yingjia

The MPA not only equips me with solid technical knowledge and skills desired by many employers, but also provides the most helpful and relevant information, trainings and assistance in guiding me to embark on a career that I wanted. I feel so grateful and fortunate to be a part of the MPA family.

Hoon Yong Min Richard

Being an IT Finance professional whose role traverse between Finance and IT, the MPA program has provided me with good accounting foundation to bridge the gap between the functions. The subjects covered provided me a good learning experience of other functions within my company.