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Full time


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Technology Business Studies Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Financial Technology (FinTech) combines the theory and knowledge behind capital markets with the technology that makes financial transactions more efficient.

This course teaches the big data techniques, computer programming, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for.

This is a Masters degree that future-proofs graduates and students from a variety of backgrounds and is looking for a career in this area.

Graduates will have a good understanding of the fact that finance is changing, and accounting, business information systems, and analytic methods are adapting to the internet as a delivery channel.

The programme is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science.


Every class will either have a class test or assignment (e.g. practical team and individual projects) during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.


This is semester 2 module. The class adopts a process-based approach, all discussion follows the logic of the business processes. The class will provide you with conceptual knowledge introduced in the lectures, as well as hands-on experience gained in tutorials using appropriate packages of the various IS categories.
Regulations & Technology - Core
Security Analysis - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject with a strong quantitative component. No prior knowledge of finance is required.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is transforming its learning environment to offer its growing student population a first-class institution experience in which to develop, learn and socialise. Welcoming students from across the globe, the university offers a diverse range of courses. The university is committed to offering students the best possible education. The past few years have seen substantial investment in upgrading and creating new...more