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Accounting and Data Analytics MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

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.

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

Careers and opportunities

When you finish this Accounting and Data Analytics Master's course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 103 1

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    44th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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