Accounting - Strategic

Ulster University - Belfast

Accounting - Strategic

Strategic Accounting (extended option available).

Do you want to become a professional accountant? With the ability to work anywhere in the world? And stand out to the best employers? This course will help you work towards membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants.

If you have a degree and have passed or been exempted from the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills ACCA exams, this course, which includes practical experience, will allow you to graduate with a Masters qualification, plus everything you need to complete your professional exams and practical, professional experience.

Over 18 months, you will cover topics such as strategic business leadership, strategic business reporting, advanced taxation, advanced performance management, advanced audit and assurance, advanced financial management, cyber security and/or data analytics.

Benefits of this route to professional accountancy include the opportunity to work with an ACCA employer on a live project, the flexibility to take the ACCA exams when you want , expert teaching by qualified staff with international industry experience and the opportunity to collaborate and network with fellow students worldwide.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).


18 months.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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