Taught course

Strategic Accounting (extended)

Ulster University · Ulster University Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard, which provides for exemptions from the following four examinations of ACCA:

Business and Technology (BT), Financial Accounting (FA), Management Accounting (MA) and Corporate and Business Law (LW).

Months of entry


Course content

Do you aspire to become a leader within the global accounting profession?

The MSc in Strategic Accounting is an excellent way to advance your career within this competitive and highly rewarding profession.

Give yourself an additional edge in accounting and professional services by getting the finance, technology, leadership and advanced accounting skills employers are looking for.

This course will help you obtain ACCA membership in the minimum possible time, while gaining a Masters and employment relevant skills.

All of ACCA’s strategic professional papers are embedded into the course, so you will be ready to complete all of the examinations in the ACCA professional qualification.

As well helping you achieve your ACCA membership this course provides the opportunity to work with an employer on a live project ensuring the course is relevant and provides you with workplace ready skills.

Over 2 years you will cover topics such as financial accounting, management accounting, strategic business leadership, strategic business reporting, advanced performance management or advanced audit and assurance, advanced taxation or advanced financial management, cyber security or data analytics.

ACCA members are in demand across the globe – and this demand is increasing.

If you want to be part of this growth, this course is for you.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Ronnie Patton