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*Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting

Key Features

  • Equipping students with professional accounting knowledge

  • Obtaining professional recognition from accounting bodies such as Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians (HKIAAT) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • Preparing students to become professional accountants

Programme Objectives

  • Provides a solid foundation in accounting and business training which prepares graduates for working in a practical business environment

  • Helps students to obtain professional qualifications in accounting

  • Prepares students for further studies in the field of accounting

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:​
  • develop a solid foundation in accounting and business, which allows them to adapt to new developments in the business environment;
  • obtain professional qualifications in accounting; and
  • ​pursue further studies in the field of accounting e.g. a Bachelor degree in Accountancy.

Curriculum

General Education (24 Credits)

  • General English

  • English for Oral Academic Communication

  • Business Communication

  • Chinese Language (Putonghua) for Communication I

  • Chinese Language (Putonghua) for Communication II

  • Accounting Information Systems

  • Free Elective (Details​)

  • Free Elective (Details​)

 

Programme Specific Courses (36 Credits)

  • Business for Accountant

  • Financial Accounting

  • Business Economics and Financial Mathematics

  • Managerial Accounting

  • Intermediate Accounting I

  • Business Law

  • Hong Kong Taxation

  • Intermediate Accounting II

  • Corporate Law

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Auditing

  • Cost Accounting

「2+1」Articulation Pathway

Earn a UK Degree in 3 years
 
Students who are admitted to Business or Tourism related programmes offered by CCLU/LIFE will be given a “conditional offer” from the University of Stirling. Upon graduation#, students can articulate to the 1-year Top-up Degree programmes offered by University of Stirling in collaboration with LIFE, including  
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University of Stirling
  • One of world's top 400 universities (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016)
  • 2nd in Scotland and 4th in the UK (The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50, 2016)
  • 384th in the World (QS World University Ranking 2015/16)
For details regarding University of Stirling, please click here.

#Students are required to meet the corresponding admission requirements. LIFE reserves the right in making the final decision to admit students to the top-up degree programmes offered by LIFE in collaboration with the University of Stirling.

The top-up degree programmes are exempted courses governed by the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Government of HKSAR. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Articulation Prospects

Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for admission to the full-time top-up degree programmes offered at the Lingnan University campus by LIFE in collaboration with overseas universities:

*This is an exempted course governed by the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

The College has established an articulation agreement with the following Mainland and overseas universities for our graduates to articulate to the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Business Communications (Top-up), London School of Business and Management

  • International Business, International school, Huaqiao University

  • International Economics and Commerce, Economics and Finance College , Huaqiao University

  • Business Administration, Business Administration College , Huaqiao University


The College has established an articulation agreement with Hong Kong Shue Yan University for our graduates to articulate to the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) (Year 2)

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting (Year 2)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics and Finance (Year 2)


Some recent graduates of this programme were admitted to the following Bachelor’s Degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) – Accounting Concentration, Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) – Accounting Stream, Lingnan University

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Accountancy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Investment Science, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Career Prospects

  • Accounting

  • Auditing

  • Banking Services

  • Financial Services

  • Taxation Offices

Professional Recognitions

  • Graduates are eligible for a maximum of 8 papers exemption (full exemption) from the Accredited Accounting Technician (AAT) Examination of Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians (HKIAAT)

  • Graduates are eligible for a maximum of 6 papers exemption from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Qualification (ACCA)

Teaching and Learning Support

嶺南「2+1」升學階梯 3年取英國大學學位

 

嶺南大學持續進修學院 University of Stirling合辦 體驗英式學習 一年制銜接學士課程

Scholarship

The following scholarships were available for students with outstanding performance in academic studies, great achievement in extra-curricular activities and/or valuable contribution to the College/University/Community:

  • Lingnan Business Faculty Members Scholarship
  • Lingnan Club Scholarship
  • Lingnan Education Organization Scholarship
  • Lingnan University Alumni Association (Hong Kong) Scholarship

Graduate Sharing

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葉嘉敏

  • 2016年專業會計學高級文憑課程畢業生
  • 升讀嶺南大學工商管理(榮譽)學士課程三年級
身為學院畢業生,與有榮焉。學習兩年,我感謝老師對我們的關懷和指導,以及學院提供了讓我們升學的機會。學院的高級文憑課程理論與實踐並重,同時著重培訓學生慎思明辯、解決困難的能力,讓我們在瞬息萬變的商業世界裡無往而不利。我鍾情會計學,高級文憑課程讓我裝備充足,更好迎接修讀本科課程的挑戰。
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  • 2015年專業會計學高級文憑課程畢業生
  • 升讀香港理工大學投資科學(榮譽)理學士課程三年級
我選擇升讀持續進修學院會計課程,是希望掌握商科知識和應用技巧,為日後升學和投身商界發展作好準備。會計課程內容全面,教授會計技巧及成本核算、工商管理及市場調查等知識。在老師的鼓勵下,我曾與同學組隊參加一個公開的會計比賽,不但能夠應用所學知識,更可以了解其他院校學生的水平。我亦參加了四川之友的「金融精英培訓計劃」,有機會跟金融界人士交流,他們的投資經驗加深我對金融界的了解,同時建立人脈網絡,為未來的事業發展奠下基礎。