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Certificate & Diploma Programmes

CP0156

Diploma in Accounting
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Certificate & Diploma Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable ProgrammeCEF Reimbursable Courses NO. : 23L07994-2
16 months part-time
Qualifications Framework Level:3
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Commencement : NOV 2018
Application Deadline : 26 SEP 2018
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Cantonese supplemented with English

3411 1999

adbus@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Features

This programme aims to provide students with practical knowledge and skills in business accounting. It would equip students with foundation for further study and career development in the field of accountancy.

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Graduates of the Diploma in Accounting can proceed to and claim credit transfer from the Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

This programme consists of eight courses, totaling 240 hours.

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
ACT0501

CEF Course Code: 23Z08004-6
This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the nature, role and scope of accounting and reporting of financial information within the accounting systems as a basis for decision-making in a business context. Topics include:
1. Accounting Information for Decision-making;
2. Basic Financial Statements;
3. Accounting Cycle and Business Transactions;
4. Recording Process – Accounting Mechanics;
5. Adjusting the Accounts and Completion of Accounting Cycle;
6. Sub-ledgers, Special Journals and Computerized Accounting Systems;
7. Management Control Over Cash;
8. Accounting Principles and Concepts;
9. Accounting for Merchandising Operations; and
10. Forms of Business Organization

30
ACT3201

 

This course aims to familiarise students with the knowledge and skills of cost concepts, cost behaviour and measurement. It also introduces the costing methods applicable in manufacturing operations and examines the techniques to analyse costs for planning and decision making. Topics include:
1. Basic Framework of Cost Accounting;
2. Cost Concepts and Behaviour;
3. Costing for Materials;
4. Costing for Labour;
5. Costing for Overheads;
6. Nature and Features of Job and Batch Costing; and
7. Absorption Costing and Variable Costing.

 

 30
ACT3101

CEF Course Code: 23Z08005-4
This course aims to provide students with the ability to understand and apply the accounting principles and techniques. Students would acquire the skills in preparation of financial statements from available information for various forms of entities. It also enables the students to apply the techniques to appraise and interpret the accounting information that are relevant for evaluating financial performance and decision-making. Topics include:
1. The Role and Principles of Accounting;
2. The Double Entry Accounting System;
3. Accounting for Inventories and Accounts Receivables;
4. Accounting for Depreciation and Disposal of Non-current Assets;
5. Books of Original Entry and Preparation of Trial Balance;
6. Period End Adjustments and Preparation of Financial Statements;
7. Partnership Accounting;
8. Preparing Financial Statements for Limited Companies;
9. Preparing Financial Statements for Manufacturers, Clubs and Societies; and
10. Interpretation and Analysis of Financial Statements.

 

 30
EBW4210

 

A professional image can be projected if the language in your business documents is clear, concise, coherent, precise and persuasive. You can impress your employers, business partners and clients with your powerful prose by training to plan, draft and revise your written work to perfection. Topics include: 
1. Workplace Writing: Organizational Images/Culture and You;
2. Process Approach to Workplace Writing: Planning, Composing, Organising & Revising;
3. Appropriate Language and Tactful Tone for Workplace Communication;
4. Handling Positive and Negative Messages;
5. Writing Persuasive Messages and the ‘You’ Approach;
6. Sales Letters/Unsolicited Letters;
7. Adjustment Letters;
8. Public Relations Letters;
9. Press Releases;
10. Company Publications;
11. Reports; and
12. Proposals.

 
30
ECN3101

 

This course aims to provide students with knowledge about the basic principles of economics and its application to the real-world economic issues in relation to the economic management of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and other countries. Topics include:
1. Introduction to Basic Concepts;
2. Theory of Market and Production;
3. Market Structure;
4. Welfare and Efficiency;
5. National Income Accounting;
6. Money and Banking;
7. Inflation and Unemployment; and
8. International Trade and Finance.

30
BUM3000

 

Working with numbers is an important part of problem solving. This course is designed to provide a sound understanding of quantitative business techniques used in making decisions and inferences in the business world. Students are then able to use a wide variety of quantitative methods that have important and varied business applications. Topics include:
1. Financial Mathematics;
2. Statistical Analyses;
3. Sampling Techniques;
4. Collection and Presentation of Statistical Data;
5. Grouping and Tabulation of Data;
6. Statistical Measures;
7. Sampling Distribution of the Mean;
8. Index Numbers; and
9. Time Series Analysis.

 
 30
ACT3102

CEF Course Code: 23Z08006-2
This course aims to provide students with practical IT knowledge and skills in accounting and financial modeling. Students would be required to attend workshops in practising spreadsheet and accounting software so as to gain hands-on experience in processing, presenting, organizing and analyzing accounting information. The features of AIS and its potential risks would also be discussed. Topics include:
1. Accounting Information System (AIS) and the Accountant;
2. Excel Spreadsheet Applications;
3. Setting Up Accounting Systems for Financial Reporting Using Available Accounting Software;
4. Recording and Processing Accounting Transactions Using Available Accounting Software;
5. Producing Accounting Reports and Financial Statements Using Available Accounting Software; and
6. Potential Risks and Control in Using Accounting Software.

Each participant will be assigned a computer for practice.

 30
FIN0011

CEF Course Code: 23Z02548-7
The aim of this course is to develop a knowledge of financial management methods for analyzing various sources of finance and capital investment for business planning and control. Topics include:
1. Nature, Role and Purpose of Financial Management;
2. Time Value of Money;
3. The Analysis of Risk and Return;
4. Securities Valuation;
5. Financial Planning Process;
6. Principles and Methods of Capital Budgeting;
7. Management of Working Capital;
8. Sources of Short-term Financing; and
9. International Business Finance.

 
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240

 

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement in each course will be awarded the Diploma in Accounting.

Application Fee: HK$120 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$19,270 (by four instalments)
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Classes and examinations will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons (normally two classes per week) at Tsimshatsui/Wan Chai Learning Centres.

  1. Completion of Secondary 6 or equivalent; or
  2. Successful completion of Project Yi Jin; or
  3. Holder of a relevant School of Continuing Education (SCE) Certificate or equivalent; or
  4. Aged 18 or above with work experience.

Applicants may submit application through (A) online system, or (B) hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.

 

(A) Application through online system

  1. Enter SCE Online Application System and fill in required data.
  2. Upload files of the following documents onto the system:
    1. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    2. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    3. any pertinent supporting documents; and
    4. a recent photograph (1.5” x 2”).
  3. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable) through the Online Payment Gateway.

(B) Application through hard-copy submission

  1. Download and complete Application for Admission form (SCE-AF-002)
  2. Attach PHOTOCOPIES of the following documents:
    1. HKID card;
    2. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    3. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    4. any pertinent supporting documents.
  3. Attach two recent photographs (1.5” x 2”).
  4. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable), in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Baptist University” with applicant’s name, contact number and programme name written at the back. Applicants who submit application in-person may make payment with cash or EPS.
  5. Complete set of application should be submitted either by-mail or in-person at the following address(es).

 

By-Mail

School of Continuing Education

Hong Kong Baptist University

2/F, Franki Centre, 320 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong

(Please mark the title of the programme applied on the envelope)  

In-Person

Kowloon Tong Campus Centre DLB Office

4/F, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

 

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre Office

6/F, 136A Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)


Kowloon East Learning Centre Office

7/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon

 

Wan Chai Learning Centre Office

26/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Sat: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)  

 

  • Applicants will be requested to present the HKID card and original copies of all credentials for verification. Those who submit application in-person may bring along the HKID card and original credentials for verification.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable.

  • All documents submitted together with the application form will not be returned to applicants.  For unsuccessful applications, the documents and forms will be destroyed and the electronic files will be deleted.
  • Notes to non-local applicants – Part-time certificate/diploma programmes are generally not considered by the Immigration Department for visa purposes. For a non-permanent Hong Kong resident, it is his/her responsibility to check whether he/she can take the programme before making application.

Students can apply for Credit Transfer/Exemption under the following conditions:

  1. Credit Transfer will be considered if students have completed (or are currently studying) the required courses offered by the School prior to admission to the programme. Courses concerned will be automatically transferred to the programme and supporting documents are not required.
  2. Exemption will be considered if students possess a demonstrated competence (e.g. passed relevant courses in public examinations or other institutes) equivalent to the learning outcomes of the course to be studied. Supporting documents such as course syllabuses, transcripts or certificates should be submitted.

The above request(s) should be submitted when applying for admission. Late application will not be considered. Courses that are being studied or pending for result/certificate should also be reported at the time of admission, followed by the submission of supporting documents for approval upon release of result/issuance of certificate.

Credit Transfer/Exemption will not be granted if such qualifications have not been reported during admission or if they are obtained after registration in the programme.

Remarks for Credit Transfer/Exemption are shown as below:

 

Course Remark Code Description
EX Course Exempted
TC Credit Transferred

Limitations for Credit Transfer/Exemption

For all Programmes of Levels 1 to 2, the maximum exemption and credit transfer is limited to half of the total number of programme hours. For all Programmes of Level 3 or above, the maximum exemption is limited to one quarter of the total number of programme hours, while the sum of exemption and credit transfer is still limited to half of the total number of programme hours. In the case that the number of hours of exempted and/or transferred credit course(s) (including the course(s) being studied) has exceeded the maximum allowance, students should submit explanations and approval will be granted at the School’s discretion.

 

Example 1 The Certificate in Spanish (Introductory) (Level 1 programme) requires student to complete four courses (120 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 60 hours.
Example 2 The Certificate in Jewellery Design & Production (Level 2 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours.
Example 3 The Certificate in Marketing Studies (Level 3 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 45 hours.
Example 4 The Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 4 programme) requires student to complete 16 courses (480 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 240 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 120 hours.

Applicants may refer to the Exemption List for reference.

日期 2018年9月18日(星期二)
時間 下午7時至8時
課程 下列課程之簡介及諮詢:
會計、商管、財務、金融投資、會議及活動管理、人力資源管理學、市場學、培訓
主講 學術統籌主任
地點

尖沙咀教學中心

九龍尖沙咀彌敦道136號A5樓

 

 

Q: When will I know if I have been admitted?

A: The admission result will be sent to applicants via e-mail within 10 working days after the application deadline.

 

Q: When will I know the result of my application for course exemption?

A: Result of application for course exemption will be released together with the admission result via e-mail.

 

Q: Can I change from one programme to another?

A: Once the offer is confirmed upon completion of registration, applicants are not allowed to change to another programme. Applicants are required to submit a new application with relevant documents and application fee for another programme.

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme The programme/courses of the programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes. Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme

The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.