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Earning a Master of Science can be an effective and fulfilling way to secure more lucrative jobs and can help students prepare for a doctoral program. This two-year degree offers a more intensive study over a student’s chosen field.

What is an MSc in Fintech? This field of study, sometimes called financial technology, focuses on the use of technology in the world of finance to help make transactions and data research more practical and efficient. The world of fintech is ever-changing as it increases in popularity and necessity. As technology improves above and beyond, fintech students can use this advanced degree to help prepare them for careers in this field. Some courses may cover traditional finance and business systems such as accounting and management. Other courses may be strongly centered around research and analytic methods to deepen students’ comprehension of fintech application in the real world.

Many employers find that students of fintech are often highly analytical and exhibit strong mathematical thinking skills. Fintech students also tend to be quick and adaptable to any situation.

The location of a school, how many courses are in a program and other factors can all influence the cost of earning an advanced degree. Students who are interested in comparing tuitions are encouraged to contact school admission offices for more information.

As the world's fintech continues to develop and advance, so do the numerous career possibilities. Students with an advanced degree in this field may find themselves competing for higher-paying leadership positions than a student without a master’s. Career opportunities exist in a variety of industries that students may choose from, such as banks, government agencies, consultancy firms and more. Some students may choose to work as financial analysts to help develop investment plans and research market trends with reliable computer simulations, and financial engineers can often find positions at financial institutions or develop an independent consultancy.

Students can pursue a master’s degree in nearly any country, and many universities offer online courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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8 Results in Fintech

University of Nicosia

The MSc in Digital Currency is designed to help financial services and business professionals, entrepreneurs, government officials and public administrators better unders ... [+]

Duration (years): 3 semesters or 1 year Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Digital Currency Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The MSc in Digital Currency is designed to help financial services and business professionals, entrepreneurs, government officials and public administrators better understand the technical underpinnings of digital currency, how it will likely interact with existing monetary and financial systems, and what opportunities exist for innovation in digital currency systems.

The programme seeks to fill an important gap that exists today between the supply of and demand for academic knowledge in the area of digital currency. More specifically, while the interest in digital currencies has skyrocketed in the past few years, academic institutions have been slow to implement academic programmes that cover the need for educating specialists in the area, addressing it in its entirety (technical and financial aspects alike).... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 semesters
Online
University of Stirling

Fintech is taking over the banking and finance industry. The way we handle money is changing and the whole industry is taking note - from international banks to backroom ... [+]

Overview

Fintech is taking over the banking and finance industry. The way we handle money is changing and the whole industry is taking note - from international banks to backroom start-ups. To do well in fintech, you need to understand technology, finance and business creation.

Our new MSc Financial Technology (Fintech) provides a solid foundation in computing technology, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills. It’s an innovative course designed for those looking to enter a career in the fintech industry.

Fintech combines the technology from big data and analytics, mobile computing and modern financial services. Some of the activity in the sector is being carried out by the large, existing financial institutions, but the majority comes from small companies who are developing disruptive technologies.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Malta

The multi-disciplinary Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies aims to attract students having an undergraduate first degree in ICT, Business ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Fintech. Course information Course title: Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (Business and Finance) Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (Business and Finance) Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (Information and Communication Technology) Course code: Business and Finance: PMSCBKDBFNFTT9 Law and Regulation: PMSCBKDLWRFTT9 Information and Communication Technology: PMSCBKDICTFTT9 Postnominal: M.Sc. (Melit.) Level of qualification: Second Cycle National Qualifications Framework level: Level 7 Duration: 3 Semesters Mode of attendance: Full-time Total ECTS credits: 90 Coordinator: Joshua Ellul Delivered by: Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies Course overview ... [-]
Malta Valletta
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

This unique cross-discipline program combines USI's world-leading expertise in Finance and Informatics and offers exciting career prospects that range from fintech startu ... [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Technology and Computing is offered jointly by the Faculty of Informatics and by the Faculty of Economics of the Università della Svizzera italiana, USI, situated in Lugano - Switzerland. This full-time study program comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters (usual duration 2 years) and is entirely offered in English.

This unique cross-discipline program combines USI's world-leading expertise in Finance and Informatics and offers exciting career prospects that range from fintech startups to banks and insurers to hedge funds. The program has been designed to provide graduates with an informatics background with the necessary tools and skills for understanding fundamental problems in finance while, at the same time, learning about advanced tools and techniques in informatics to be applied in finance.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Kick-start your career with an FT top-ranked Master’s in Finance and specialize in banking, quantitative finance or digital finance. The Master’s in Finance is designed t ... [+]

Kick-start your career with an FT top-ranked Master’s in Finance and specialize in banking, quantitative finance or digital finance.

The Master’s in Finance is designed to provide rigorous and relevant training for future financial professionals. We combine theory and practice to equip you with a solid foundation in financial principles, tools, and techniques that position you for a rewarding career in finance. You learn how to analyze financial markets, use and structure financial products and devise investment opportunities. USI takes great pride in adapting its course offering to the rapid changes in increasingly complex financial systems.

USI is situated at the heart of Lugano, Switzerland, strategically located on the main north-south axis that connects Zurich and Milan through the Alps. Strong links with financial institutions and practitioners through guest lecturers and faculty-led field projects provide a collaborative hands-on learning experience. This, together with our internationally renowned faculty, imparts a sophisticated mix of knowledge that is transferred to the industry through you. The recently introduced track in Digital Finance puts you in a privileged position to take advantage of the new professional opportunities in the area of Fintech. Our graduates occupy top positions in financial and academic institutions worldwide.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
September 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialise in financial technology (fintech). Yo ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1 year full time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August 2019 (International), 1 September 2019 (UK/EU)

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialise in financial technology (fintech).

You’ll learn from academic staff who are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and extensive industry experience.

Our curriculum is designed in consultation with major professional bodies including Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).

Why choose this course? Top 50 in the world for Business and Economics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018). 1st in the UK for graduate prospects in Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2019). 3rd in the UK for annual research income (Chartered Association of Business Schools 2016/17). ... [-]
United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Montpellier Business School

Our MSc in Innovative Finance is a 10-month program preparing students to become agents of this revolution in the banking and financial markets industry and/or participat ... [+]

Technological innovation applied to financial services is reshaping the global financial system and is expected to disrupt it very strongly over the next decade. This revolution creates a recent but strong demand from graduates and employees have gained the skills required for a changing financial services industry. Our MSc in Innovative Finance is a 10-month program preparing students to become agents of this revolution in the banking and financial markets industry and/or participate in financial entrepreneurial ventures. M.B.S. offers students a true multi-cultural and international experience on our campus-based in Montpellier, South of France.

Fintech (i.e Financial Technology) is strongly taking over the finance industry (+75% annual growth, more than 50bn USD annual investments in the sector). Blockchains and digital approaches are revolutions across an increasingly wider range of sectors. Digital money and cryptocurrencies (including bitcoins) are changing the way money and networks are though, organized and valued.... [-]

France Montpellier
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Through lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, case studies and expert sharing from industry practitioners, this interdisciplinary programme taught by both Finance ... [+]

With the rise of disruptive technologies and the new generation of Big Data and FinTech, concepts of money, payments, identity, and security need to be looked at through a new lens -- how can finance professionals respond early and effectively to ride the wave, and take advantage of the new opportunities before it’s too late?

Through lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, case studies and expert sharing from industry practitioners, this interdisciplinary programme taught by both Finance and Management Information Systems faculty, will widen and deepen your understanding of the rapidly changing landscape and the impact of new technologies on traditional finance models. You will be empowered with knowledge in Finance, FinTech, Financial Analytics, Machine Learning, Financial Computing, Textual Analysis, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Algorithmic Trading, Financial Fraud, and Regulatory Compliance. Get well-prepared for the fast-growing demand of today’s data-driven economy, and develop new insights and perspectives towards emerging technologies and harness them to take the Financial Industry to the next level.... [-]

Hong Kong Kowloon Tong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus