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What will I learn?

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.

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.

Which department am I in?

University of Portsmouth

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,100.00 (US$ 19,671) per year
Tuition fee are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

University of Portsmouth

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.6 /4 or above from a recognised Higher Education institution. Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.5–7.0, with no component below 6.0.

For international students

A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities