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University of Salford MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)
University of Salford

MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)

Manchester, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 16,560 / per year *


* full-time International students; Home students £8,550 per year


Our MSc Financial Technology programme is designed for you if you want to learn, work, and innovate in the contemporary financial sphere. Fintech is the edge of finance as an academic discipline and brings together technology, economics and regulation, and change management principles to the world of finance.

This is for you if you are passionate and ambitious to kick start a new career in areas such as data analytics, deployment of cloud technologies and machine learning applications in predictive finance. Fintech is designed with inputs from our students and industry experts and vigorously focuses on applied teaching and learning. As our student, you will learn Python and Power BI from scratch and apply these tools to financial data and its transformation.

You can also achieve free Microsoft Azure certifications and see how cloud and edge computing are transforming the business computing landscape. You will also learn how marketing, regulation, economic policy, and financial governance contribute to your essential knowledge.

You will:

  • Work on an industry-briefed project addressing gaps arising from the fast growth of technological transformation in financial services and markets
  • Learn the latest market trends and needs around risk, insight, creation and how technology better serves FinTech companies
  • Look at developments including blockchain, cryptocurrency, crowdfunding, regtech, insurtech, fintech lending and crime detection
  • Gain the expertise to develop disruptive FinTech innovations
  • Consider how digital innovation helps make financial services more inclusive, accessible, streamlined and better aligned with consumer values
  • Learn a range of established Big Data and analytics techniques to critically analyse information and propose solutions

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