12 months
15462 GBP/year
9828 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Accounting (ACCA), offered by University of Brighton, will prepare you for senior leadership roles within Accountancy.


By following the ACCA’s syllabus for the Strategic Professional stage, you can graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters degree whilst at the same time studying the relevant modules required to become a Chartered Certified Accountant.  

This course is offered on a part-time and full-time basis.

Course structure

You will be following the ACCA’s Strategic Professional papers as part of the Postgraduate Diploma/Masters qualification.

You will be allocated a subject-specialist supervisor who will be available to support you, advise you and discuss your personal research needs during the year for your research project or dissertation. In addition, students have the opportunity to attend workshops covering research methods and ethical issues and to share ideas and strategies.

Career prospects

An Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification will help your career progress in any organisation. Employers worldwide will understand and respect your qualification. You will be in demand for your finance and accounting knowledge regardless of employment sector.

This qualification, subject to ACCA's practical experience requirements, enables you to become a chartered certified accountant.


Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Programme Structure


  • Strategic Business Reporting
  • Strategic Business Leader
  • Research Methods Module
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You need to be a current registered student of the ACCA. It is advisable to apply for membership as soon as possible, since the process of obtaining membership takes much longer between September and December. Membership brings a number of advantages, including a subscription to Student Accountant magazine and practical online support.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15462 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15462 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9828 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9828 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PGDip: UK (full-time) 6,552 GBP
  • PGDip: International (full-time) 10,308 GBP

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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