In order to meet the need for modern accounting personnel, according to the requirements of the 21st Century Education Revitalisation Action Plan,the goal of educating accounting graduates is as follows: students should be trained in a wide range of applicable skills with both the ability and moral integrity to meet the needs of the socialist market economy and economic development.

They should have extensive knowledge of economy theory, be familiar wit h China’s fiscal laws and regulations, and be good at accounting practice. They should also have strong decision-making and analytical skills.

The length of study for the accounting undergraduate (starting from junior college) is two years, plus three years of part-time learning. The shortest period of study is two and a half years.