Executive Diploma in Internal Audit - HKU SPACE: Accounting courses
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Executive Diploma in Internal Audit

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
11 Mar 2019 (Mon)
Next intake(s)
1 year to 2 years
Course Fee
HK$6750 per module
How to Apply
Deadline on 25 Feb 2019 (Mon)
2867 8475
2861 0278
Module 3 - Oct 18 intake Confirmed open!

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Why the demand? It’s the internal auditors who are responsible for providing assurance on corporate governance, risk management, internal control and operations, in all types of business conditions.

Graduates of this programme are eligible to be awarded exemption of module one of another programme "Internal Audit in Financial Services". Internal audit in financial services such as bank, insurance and securities are also in great demand.


This programme aims to ​equip students with a comprehensive and an all-round knowledge and practices in internal audit.  It also prepares students to sit for the professional examination of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), leading to obtaining the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) professional designation, a globally recognized certification for internal auditors. 
Student may check the details through the website : https://na.theiia.org/Pages/IIAHome.aspx 


Programme Structure: This programme consists of 3 modules :


Contact Hours

Internal Audit Basics (ACCT 1005)


Internal Audit Practice (ACCT 1006)


Internal Audit Knowledge Elements (ACCT 1007)



Assessment and Award

  • For each module, assessment is based on mid-test (30%) and internal final module examination (70%), students are also required to achieve 70% attendance.

  • The Executive Diploma aims to deliver the knowledge of internal audit as well as examination oriented. There will be mock examinations in form of mid-test and internal final module examination followed by examination review.

  • Upon successful completion of 3 modules, students will be awarded the Executive Diploma.

  • 12 months (Maximum 2 years)
  • Mr. Ben Wong, MAcc, FCPA (Practising), FAIA, ATIHK, CTA(HK)
    He has 15 years’ teaching experience in both academic and professional fields and has been working in the auditing field for over 30 years.
  • Mr. Samuel Cheung, HKICPA, CGMA (US) and AICPA (US), Master in Professional Accounting (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Financial Management (The University of Manchester); Lectures in international universities and professional institutes on professional accounting and Professional Exam Prep Programme
  • Ms. Carol Ng was Head of Audit, Marsh & McLennan Co. Ltd., Asia Pacific (2005-2010); ACCA;ACFE; HKICPA; CISA

March 2019 Intake - Module 1 : Internal Audit Basics

Date: 11 Mar 2019 - 08 July 2019 (Monday)

Time: 7-10 PM

Venue: TBC

Remarks: HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes.


Applicants should

  • hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent; or
  • hold relevant professional qualifications equivalent to a bachelor's degree.

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merits.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$6750 per module (Module 1: 42 Hours)
  • Course Fee : HK$6750 per module (Module 2: 42 Hours)
  • Course Fee : HK$6750 per module (Module 3: 42 hours)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100

CEF SectorFinancial Services

CEF Courses
Executive Diploma/ Executive Certificate in Internal Audit
行政人員文憑/ 行政人員證書 (內部審計)
COURSE CODE 23Z07332-5 FEES Executive Diploma in Internal Audit : $6,750 per module x 3 modules = $20,250 Executive Certificate in Internal Audit : $6,750 per module x 2 modules = $13,500 ENQUIRY 2867-8322
Module 1 - Internal Audit Basics (Module from Executive Diploma/ Executive Certificate in Internal Audit Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z07276-0 FEES $6,750 ENQUIRY 2867-8322
Module 2 - Internal Audit Practice (Module from Executive Diploma/ Executive Certificate in Internal Audit Programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z07277-9 FEES $6,750 ENQUIRY 2867-8322

Continuing Education Fund
For more details about CEF, please visit their website:
Continuing Education Fund reimbursable programme Continuing Education Fund reimbursable programme (selected modules only)
Some modules of this programme have been included in the list of CEF reimbursable programmes. Application for CEF has to be made before commencement of the modules.

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Application Form

Enrolment Method

Applicants are required to submit the application form with supporting documents (including copy of HKID) at HKUSPACE Enrolment Centres in person.

Please present the academic documents and HKID (both original and copies for Verification) for the application process.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE MasterCard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or MasterCard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please aubmit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ to any of our enrolment centres. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.