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M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Data Analytics

University of Portsmouth

12 months
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About

The digitalisation of accounting and financial management in modern business means that professionals with the skills and aptitude to identify, analyse and use vast amounts of financial data are in high demand.On this Accounting and Data Analytics Master's degree, you'll build a proficiency in accounting, expanding your knowledge of accounting and analytical software, report writing, and data and critical analysis. You'll get the confidence and skill to use the findings from the data you analyse to make strategic business decisions.

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Overview

You'll graduate with a flexible and sought after skill set, opening the door to jobs in banking, accounting and the financial sector, as well as more specific roles like forensic accounting.

What you'll experience

On this Accounting and Data Analytics Master's course you'll:

  • Combine big data theory, business acumen and communication ability into a sought after skill set
  • Improve your financial analysis and data visualisation skills
  • Learn how to prepare and analyse accounts
  • Get experience with analytical software
  • Learn how to effectively analyse financial data to achieve certain goals, such as internal auditing
  • Access the same data, analytics and software used by city traders in our Bloomberg Suite 
  • Study alongside students from our MSc Forensic Accounting and MSc Accounting and Finance courses, so you'll experience other areas of accounting and get a better idea of what to expect in the workplace
  • Develop transferable skills such as business acumen, professional ethics, critical analysis, report writing, communication skills and data analysis
  • Be able to attend guest lectures, which illustrate how you can apply the knowledge and skill you learn in industry
  • Study modules that accelerate the path to membership of accounting professional bodies after the course
  • Programming skills are not required on this course.

What can you do with an Accounting and Data Analytics Master's degree?

Areas that you could go on to work in include:

  • accounting
  • banking
  • financial sector businesses
  • internal and external auditing
  • forensic technology
  • professional services

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Statistics and Data Modelling
  • Data Concepts and Management
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Data Processing and Visualisation
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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