Higher Diploma in Accounting Studies

Programme Objectives

  • The Programme is designed for students who aspire to take up various roles in accounting, auditing and taxation where they can apply their knowledge, techniques and skills.

  • To foster the holistic development of students, through providing a broad spectrum of knowledge, and training them to be critical thinkers, independent learners as well as being ethical and responsible individuals

  • To provide students with the opportunity for academic advancement and encourages students to attempt professional examinations to enhance their competitiveness.


Programme Structure

  Courses of Higher Diploma in Accounting Studies
Year 1
  -Principles of Accounting
-Principles of Finance
-Principles of Management
-Microeconomics
-Legal Environment for Business
-Macroeconomics
-Quantitative Methods
-Numerical & IT Literacy
-Use of English
-Practical Putonghua
-Chinese Communication
-Social Ethics
Year 2
  -Computerized Accounting
-Financial Accounting
-Cost and Management Accounting
-Auditing
-Hong Kong Business Law
-Organisational Behaviour
-Introduction to Marketing
-Management Information Systems
-Taxation I
-Taxation II
-Effective English Communication
-General Education Elective Course
-Professional Ethics

Academic Advancement and Career Prospects

  • Graduates can upgrade their Higher Diploma qualification to a Bachelor’s Degree through studying the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) offered by Caritas Institute of Higher Education.

  • Graduates may articulate to Bachelor’s degree prorammes offered by local or overseas universities.

  • Graduates are granted exemptions from the Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians (HKIAAT), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).