Professional Accountancy

JS4240 專業會計學

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Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

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Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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Professional Accountancy Education

The PACC programme is designed to nurture professional accountants and specialists in accounting-related areas. Students may choose to specialize in 4 different streams:
  • Global Accounting
  • Global Tax and Governance
  • Finance for Accountants
  • Accounting Analytics

The programme aims to provide students with both accounting and business knowledge, skills and values.  

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Opportunities to Work in Leading Firms

Students also have ample opportunities to join internship programmes offered by the Big-4 CPA firms, other financial institutions and companies. The Treasury, Hospital Authority and the Inland Revenue Department are also providers of internship programmes. 

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Professional Recognition

The programme is well recognised by numerous international professional and accreditation bodies, such as AACSB International, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and CPA Australia. All PACC graduates are eligible to apply for the HKICPA’s qualification programme and to take other professional examinations.

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Why CUHK Professional Accountancy?

Watch the following videos to find out:
1) Online PACC Forum 2020 - Program Introduction [19:54] in Cantonese
2) Online PACC Forum 2020 - Taster Class "Accounting: The Language of Business" [35:29] in English

  For more information of the Professional Accountancy programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Facebook  
 
Faculty of Business Administration |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  YouTube    

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics3
Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(22 - 24 & 26 June)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Late July - Early August)

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


No specific subject weighting

Weighting for all HKDSE subjects = 1

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


Penalty of 5% or less will be imposed

Selected applicants with more than 1 sitting of HKDSE examination will be invited for interview. Penalty may be waived for appplicants with outstanding interview performance. 

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3: The programme accepts specific Applied Learning (ApL) course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject for awarding bonus points. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2020.pdf for details.

Note 4For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ545**445*5427
M5*554 55 26
LQ4454 5*5* 25

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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