This programme aims to provide accounting or finance major graduates an opportunity to enhance their skills by developing an expertise in international accounting as well as further understanding in Hong Kong accounting and related arena of knowledge. Students will be provided with specialised knowledge in international and Hong Kong accounting as well as related fields of information management, international business and investment so that graduates can make a significant contribution to the functioning and development of their employing organizations – particularly organizations such as multinational enterprises, joint ventures, Hong Kong companies and government agencies engaged in foreign trade and investment, and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or consulting firms with multinational corporate clients and networks.
Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)
Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:
- Apply creative and critical thinking to business problem-solving and the conceptual and practical aspects of mainstream accounting disciplines from an international perspective.
- Analyse and apply the accounting issues raised by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and professional bodies of selected countries to the interpretation of financial reports from an international perspective.
- Identify and demonstrate legal and ethical concepts and the code of ethics issued by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and HKICPA, and their application in accounting practices.
- Communicate, work, and manage themselves effectively both independently and within a team environment.