Online Master's in Data Analytics & Finance (MSc)

🏆 Level Up Your Career with a Data and Finance MSc from Arden University.

Study Anytime. Online. Designed for Career Transformation.

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Course Level


Course Duration

12 Months +


Part Time

Learning Style


About This Course

Today’s employers in the finance sector need skilled practitioners who have a detailed understanding of financial markets. They’re also searching for graduates who can apply statistical modelling in the context of increasingly complex data now available to financial firms.

Tuition Fees

Total: £10,550

Note: can be split into instalments.

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Are You Right For This Course?

✔️ You have an interest in big data and data analysis and want to work within the finance and investments sector in a specialised and highly paid role. Or

✔️ You have an Undergraduate Degree in finance and accounting (or related) and want to further develop your skills to grow your career in the industry. Or

✔️ You are looking to develop your career and stay up to speed with the latest developments in business modelling, data visualisation, financial management, and more, as well as having the chance to complete your own original research project at the end of your final year. Or

✔️ You are a data professional seeking a senior or leadership roles within your organisation. Or

✔️ You are a seeking a globally recognised Master's Degree. Or

✔️ You lead a busy lifestyle and need a Master's Degree which allows you to study on your schedule.

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Get 70% back on your tuition fees with the Malta Enterprise Get Qualified scheme.

Courses built for how you Live.

Learning Style

Fully Online. Study Anywhere. At Your Own Pace.


👩‍🏫 Feedback and guidance from your dedicated course tutor.

💻 Integrated virtual learning experience, including your virtual classroom, lecture theatre, and access to Library Portal. The portal includes an extensive digital library including thousands of journal titles, eBooks, and academic and industry databases which you can use to research your assignments and projects. All of these materials are provided to you free of charge, and contain all the research information you’ll need to complete your degree.

💼 Time Management: Study at Your Pace. Designed for Busy Professionals Working Full-Time.

📖 You’ll be studying the same high-quality content Arden deliver to students on campus. That also means the same experienced lecturers, accreditations, support services, and diverse student population.

💡 Studying online with Arden University doesn’t mean studying alone. You’ll be studying with likeminded students and you’ll have access to community message boards to discuss your course and the topics being raised within it. There are community boards embedded into each of the course modules so you can have discussions with your tutor and classmates on the topics you’re currently learning.

Entry Requirements

✏️To enrol onto the programme, students require:

  • A recognised bachelor’s degree or equivalent at 2:2 level or higher. At least 50% of your previous qualification should be finance and accounting related. 
  • Arden also welcome applications from individuals who do not have formal qualifications but possess three or more years of relevant accounting or finance work experience. 

English proficiency

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 90; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, evidence you have previously studied in English, such as a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English, can be accepted

If you do not currently meet the entry requirements:

Get in touch with a course advisor who who will guide you on next steps. Elephant & Cross offers Accounting and Finance courses at all levels which provide entry onto the MSc Accounting & Finance programme.

Our course advisors are here to guide you personally about entry requirements and induction at no extra charge.

Career Prospects

🔑 Open New Doors

Your MSc in Data Analytics and Finance qualification will give you access to a range of careers within finance and accounting. Here are just a few of the roles graduates may want to explore further:

  • Financial Data Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Financial Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Investment Banker
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Senior Data Analyst
Data Design
Data Handling and Decision Making
Data Visualisation and Interpretation
Business Modelling for Decision Making
Financial Management
Reporting Corporate Performance
Research Project

43% Increase* in Earnings on Average

Individuals with a Level 4 qualification or higher can expect an average of 43% higher earnings compared to those with secondary school education alone.* * Data is based on Eurostat (EU, 2020) study

80% of Graduates Report Career Advancement

Fast-Track Your Career: According to our alumni feedback, 80% of graduates report significant career advancement within two years of completing the course. Boost your career prospects and get empowered with the skills and knowledge necessary to accelerate your career.

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