• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Accounting (Data and Analytics) programme from Singapore Management University is the first specialised Master’s degree in accounting data and analytics in Asia. Unlike any other postgraduate analytics programme, the MSA’s data and analytics track goes deep into the application of data technology in the accounting domain.

About

The Accounting (Data and Analytics) programme from Singapore Management University is designed for professionals who are interested in developing expertise in applying data technology into their domain knowledge to solve business problems, especially in the finance and accounting sectors. 

The availability of massive amounts of data has created a high demand for skilled data analytics professionals who can analyse such data and obtain the insight needed for decision-making. 

This is extremely vital to accounting and financial services firms, as they have been dealing with large amount of information produced by their clients. In the MSA, you will learn how to analyse large amounts of data and uncover patterns and insights that will give your firm a valuable competitive advantage.

Be Future Ready

Accounting and finance professionals are expected to use this big data to facilitate daily business decisions. In this programme, you will learn how to analyse large amounts of data and uncover patterns and insights that will give your firm a valuable competitive advantage.

Raising the Bar

There is a need for accounting professionals to embrace and incorporate data technology to enhance their work. Employers say they give hiring priority to accounting graduates with knowledge of data and analytics. These graduates command a premium salary as compared to their counterparts.

First-of-its-kind in Asia

The MSA programme is the first specialised Master’s degree in accounting data and analytics in Asia. Unlike any other postgraduate analytics programme, the MSA’s data and analytics track goes deep into the application of data technology in the accounting domain.

Experience the Difference

SMU has been lauded for our innovative teaching pedagogy. With the introduction of SMU-X, teaching has been given a new spin, combining academic and experiential learning, leading to a 3-way interaction involving professors, students and industry professionals.

 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Reporting in the IFRS World 
  • Financial Reporting in the IFRS World
  • Managing for Value Creation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Applied Statistics for Data Analysis
  • Programming with Data
  • Data Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning and preferably in a Business domain.
  • Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus.
  • GMAT* or SMU Admission Test is compulsory for all applicants.
  • Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MSA Admission Panel. 
  • Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. A TOEFL or IELTS test is required if the applicant's undergraduate degree was not conducted in English. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30324 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30324 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

S$46,010

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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