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LSBF Singapore Master of Science in Financial Technology
LSBF Singapore

Master of Science in Financial Technology

Singapore, Singapore

12 Months

English

Full time, Part time

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May 2024

SGD 20,185 *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* discount fees for may intake: SGD $13,635.90/€9381.24

Introduction

FinTech is disrupting and reshaping commerce. From mobile apps putting banking in our pockets to cryptocurrencies tearing down traditional boundaries, we are living through a financial revolution.

This master's course is your chance to be part of it. You will acquire skills valued by disruptive tech start-ups or established banking giants. Embark on this journey with us and become a global finance leader.

  • Manchester Metropolitan University’s business school is triple accredited: European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditations
  • Ranked top 100 in the UK by various national rankings
  • Accredited the Research Excellence Framework 2021 for top-rated research work.

Admission Process

  1. Application
  2. Selection and Offer
  3. Sign Contract
  4. Fee Payment
  5. Admission Confirmed

Entry Requirements

Minimum Academic Entry Requirement

Students who have completed either of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0 3.5/5.0, or equivalent
  • Students, who have obtained equivalent qualifications in relevant fields, or mature candidates who do not meet the standard entry requirements, will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and subject to university approval

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with no component below 5.5 or
  • Singapore GCE O Level, with a grade of C or above, or equivalent.

Tuition Fees

  • Local students: SGD 18,203.00/€12478.94
  • International students: SGD 20185.19/€13851.53

5% OFF Diplomas (ALL) and 10% OFF UOG AF/BS/BLTM/MBA/MA (SGD/Euros).

Career and Progression Opportunities

The MSc Financial Technology program offers direct preparation for a career in corporate finance, financial analysis, investment, and financial planning. Job roles include:

  • Data Science and Analysis
  • Artificial Learning and Machine Learning
  • RegTech (Governance, Risk, and Compliance using tech)
  • Algorithmic Trading/HFT
  • App Development
  • Electronic Money Institutions (Payments, Wallets, Money Transfers)
  • WealthTech and Robo-advisors
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Modules

Masters Level Learning

An introduction to the world of postgraduate study, this unit will encourage critical thinking and writing through a range of learning and teaching approaches.

Innovations in Technology

Students will critically examine the disruptive impact of financial technologies, and explore innovations in technology through real-life developments and applications.

Financial Strategy, Regulation, and Avoidance of Business Failure

Students will critically examine the disruptive impact of financial technologies, and explore innovations in technology through real-life developments and applications.

Digital Leadership Transformation

You will develop the strategic thinking and leadership skills required for managing the strategic contribution of digital technologies to organizational success and transformation.

Business Model Innovation and FinTech

Explore the theory and practice of digital disruption as applied in the context of Financial Services and Financial Processes. Investigate cutting-edge activity and research using real-life cases.

Fundamentals of Programming

The unit is intended to give the student a grounding in information technologies and appropriate programming including Python, which underpins many contemporary business applications.

Finance for Managers

Understand how the financial professional in an organization can integrate with the other management functions to support and achieve the organizational strategic objectives.

Risk Management for Financial Institutions

This module covers aspects related to the management of risk at commercial and investment banks, investment managers, financial regulators depositories, etc.

Extended Research Proposal

Students are expected to identify, structure, frame, and investigate a complex managerial or business issue and produce an individual research proposal.

Dissertation

Students are expected to investigate a complex managerial or business issue, by collecting, analyzing, and producing a substantial written document of their achievements and conclusions. This unit is the application of the research project developed in the Extended Research Proposal Unit.

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