About the Course

Your Choice Today, Your Capital Tomorrow

Are you someone who is analytical, has an eye for detail and is great with numbers?

If you are, our Diploma in Accounting & Finance will allow you to tap those strengths. We give you an integrated learning experience, where you will pick up strong skills in both accounting and finance for the global business landscape.

What’s more, our NYP ACCA Accelerated Pathway Programme enables you to work towards the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accounting certification, by completing the Fundamentals level of the qualification. Or, you can choose to apply for our Enhanced Internship Programme with one of the Big Four accounting firms.

This diploma is for you if …

You want to go into accounting and finance and are looking to build a strong foundation in this area. 

What You'll Study

  • NYP-ACCA Accelerated Pathway Programme and Ernst & Young Partnership

    Work on getting the prestigious ACCA accounting certification while studying for your Diploma in Accountancy & Finance. The NYP-ACCA Accelerated Pathway Programme, a fast-track route made possible by our partnership with the ACCA, will allow you to complete the Fundamentals level of the qualification before you graduate.

    We have also partnered Big Four accounting firm Ernst & Young to offer the Enhanced Internship Programme, which combines classroom learning, structured training and mentorship to give you the rigorous on-the-job training you need for a smooth transition to a professional work environment.

  • Fast-Track to Your Professional Accountancy Certification

    NYP’s Diploma in Accountancy & Finance is one of the few polytechnic diplomas to be granted the highest number of paper exemptions — six from the ACCA, seven from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and seven from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). 


    This is thanks to our programme’s dynamic course structure and close ties with these distinguished professional accounting bodies.


    What does this mean for you? You can become a professional accountant in a shorter span of time!

  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to an exciting and rewarding career in areas such as:

    • Auditing
    • Business consulting
    • Cost accounting
    • Financial accounting
    • Financial analysis
    • Financial management
    • Management accounting
    • Risk management
    • Taxation
    • Treasury operations
  • Further Studies

    NYP’s Diploma in Accounting & Finance opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and overseas universities. Many of our graduates have also received advanced standing for degree programmes. Others have obtained partial exemptions from professional certification exams by professional accounting bodies such as ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW.

Did You Know?

Fun Facts Video

Check out some cool fun facts about our Diploma in Accountancy & Finance!

Outstanding DAF Alumni Outperform Peers in University

Graduating from NYP in 2012, Chester Chow Wai Mun, Tan Jing Long and Larry Liauw went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy at Nanyang Technological University (Chester and Jing Long) and Singapore Institute of Technology (Larry). Chester and Jing Long graduated this year from NTU with First Class Honours; and Larry graduated from SIT with Honours with Highest Distinction.

They shared that their three years in NYP had played a vital role in laying the foundation required for their university education. In Chester’s words, “I have never regretted choosing NYP, the knowledge gained from my polytechnic studies gave me an edge over my peers in NTU. I will always appreciate the valuable lessons taught by my passionate and knowledgeable lecturers."

Congratulations Chester, Jing Long and Larry, we are so proud of you!