Following are some of the most prestigious Accounting schools in Asia:

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK):

- It is the first accounting school in Asia to be accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International and the Federation of Schools of Accountancy.

- It offers a number of degree programmes including the BBA in Professional Accountancy (PAC), Postgraduate of Professional Accountancy (PDPA), Master of Accountancy (MAcc) and Executive Master of Professional Accountancy (EMPAcc), as well as the Master/Doctor of Philosophy (MPhil/PhD).

National University of Singapore (NUS):

- It is the first to offer the accounting degree in Singapore from the 1960s.

- NUS Business School has received the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority's (ACRA) accreditation for its Bachelor of Business Administration (Accountancy) programme.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU):

- The Nanyang Business School (NBS) at NTU is one of the best in Asia. In a 2005 article on the ranking of research productivity in Accounting, it is ranked the top business school in Singapore and the top 3 in Australasia.

- NBS is the only Singapore business school and the third in Asia to have both the European Quality Improvement System and Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditations.

University of New South Wales (UNSW):

- UNSW‘s accounting researchis ranked No. 1 in the world for the period 1998-2005 by the journal Accounting and Finance. Over the period 1991-2005, the top 5 institutions for accounting research are the University of Manchester, the University of New South Wales, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan and the University of Texas at Austin.

- No. 1 in a study of accounting schools in the Asia-Pacific, for a period of 12 years from 1991 to 2002 (Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting).

University of Auckland (New Zealand):

- An outstanding research culture has ranked The University of Auckland Business School’s Department of Accounting and Finance in the Top 50.

- It offers the BCom, BCom(Hons), BBIM, PGDipCom, and MCom programmes. Students majoring in accounting in the BCom or BBIM degrees can satisfy the academic requirements for obtaining membership to the following professional bodies: New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) or CPA Australia.

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