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Principles of Accounts

POA is a practical subject which prepares students for future career developments. The syllabus aims to develop an understanding of the principles and concepts of accounting and their applications in a variety of business situations. POA students will be able to:

Acquire knowledge and understanding of fundamental accounting concepts, principles, and procedures in the context of business aims and activities;

Develop skills in preparing and analysing accounting information;

Develop an understanding of the role of accounting in providing an information system for monitoring and decision making;

Develop skills of numeracy, information technology literacy, communication, inquiry, presentation and interpretation;

Develop attitudes of accuracy, orderliness and logical thought and an appreciation of professional ethics.


POA is offered to Upper Secondary Normal Academic and Express students and is assessed through a written exam comprising two papers; Paper 1 (40%) and Paper 2 (60%).

For more information, please email:
Lim_yong_guan_roderick@moe.edu.sg