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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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