University of Portsmouth: Accounting and Data Analytics

InstitutionUniversity of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Business and Law
Web www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email bal-enquiries@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 2991
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

Accredited by:

This course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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.

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.

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

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Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

Why Portsmouth?

  •    5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2021
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • 84% satisfaction with course quality (PTES Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
  • Master’s Scholarships available for high achievers

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