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University of Portsmouth MSc Data Analytics
University of Portsmouth

MSc Data Analytics

Southsea, United Kingdom

12 Months


Full time, Part time

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GBP 10,900 / per year *


* for full time: £10,900, part time: £3,630 per year for UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students/EU residents I Full time: £18,300 Part time: £6,100 per year : international students


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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.

With this Accounting and Data Analytics Master's degree, you'll build 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.

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

In 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 city traders use 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 the industry.
  • Study modules that accelerate the path to membership in accounting professional bodies after the course.
  • Programming skills are not required for this course.

Accredited by

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


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