24 April 2019
Singapore Management University has launched a Second Major in Accounting Data and Analytics under its School of Accountancy.
The degree course aims to groom accounting professionals who will be able to exploit emerging technologies and apply them to the fields of data management, statistical programming, predictive modelling and forensic analytics.
Graduates of the programme can aspire to become strategic advisors with sound accounting knowledge and judgement, as well as tech-savvy professionals fluent in accounting data and analytics applications.
Students in the course will be put through a rigorous curriculum that has been vetted by 11 professional bodies. They will also complete a accounting analytics capstone course that will involve real-life projects provided by industry partners.
Students will be afforded priority internship placements with accounting firm Deloitte, including overseas attachments, sponsored book prizes for the top performing audit analytics students, and priority job placements after graduation.