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Financial Technology (FinTech) MSc

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Full time | Manchester Campus | 1 year | 13-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

13-SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Services Technology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

OVERVIEW

FinTech (financial technology) is disrupting and reshaping commerce. The term is applied anywhere technology is used to help companies manage the financial aspects of a business. It includes new software and applications, processes and business models.

Understanding rapidly evolving financial markets

This course combines our expertise in finance, computing, risk and behavioural science. You’ll look at innovative technologies and the disruptive nature of FinTech business models.

We’ll show you how Fintech has combined finance and technology and is changing the way companies and consumers interact. You’ll also discover how it has affected the regulatory environment in which companies operate.

You’ll experience different elements such as programming, business analytics, digital strategy, data science, strategy and risk in financial services.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Location – Manchester is one of the largest financial centres in the UK and home to major organisations and a thriving tech scene.
  • Triple accredited – our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Innovative teaching – as part of the course, you’ll examine business models and technologies which are set to shape the global financial sector for decades to come.
  • Industry links and insight – learn from leading FinTech experts at guest lectures and network with employers at regular events.
  • Career support – throughout your studies, we’ll help you boost your employability and secure graduate employment through our Careers and Employability service.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree – at least a 2:2 – or the international equivalent, in any subject. Professional experience will also be considered for mature students. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. The award-winning, inspirational campus in the heart of Manchester provides vibrant learning spaces and excellent facilities across modern and historical buildings that reflect their teaching excellence since 1824. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at...more