Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech) - MSc


University of Reading    Henley Business School

Full time September MSc 9-12 months full-time

About the course

In the MSc Finance and FinTech programme, you will specialise in digital banking and payment systems, Python programming and finance applications of machine learning algorithms.

The advances in financial technology have brought about transformational changes in many branches of the finance industry. The introduction of blockchain technology and digital currencies have created a revolution in payment systems. It has also generated widespread disintermediation via peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding for firms, and online stockbroking and robo-advisory services for individual investors. Many of these innovations are based on the processing of large amounts of data (or “Big Data”) via machine learning algorithms.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an overseas institution*
Any degree discipline, but must have a satisfactory level of numeracy and have basic knowledge of Mathematics and Statistics.
We may ask you to submit a GMAT score if we think it appropriate in your individual case. For example, if you have been out of education for more than a few years or have little evidence of any numerical abil


Fees

2022 entry - £17,600

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Scholarships

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000-£10,000

Eligibility

Open to all home and international offer holders, including candidates from the EU who have applied for one of the ICMA Centre Masters programmes indicated.

Shortlisting and selection are based on academic merit and the candidates' responses to the questions in the application form.

If offered a scholarship it must be accepted within 4 weeks of the scholarship offer date.

Application Procedure

Application is via the University of Reading applicant portal once an offer has been made. You can only apply when you have received an offer (conditional or unconditional). When you view your offer in the portal you will see the link to apply for scholarship(s) relevant to your offer. You cannot apply via the website.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000-£10,000

Eligibility

Open to female home and international offer holders, including candidates from the EU who, have applied for any MSc programme at the ICMA Centre.

If offered a scholarship it must be accepted within 4 weeks of the scholarship offer date. After this deadline, scholarship offers may be withdrawn and reallocated.

Application Procedure

Application is via the University of Reading applicant portal once an offer has been made. You can only apply when you have received an offer (conditional or unconditional). When you view your offer in the portal you will see the link to apply for scholarship(s) relevant to your offer. You cannot apply via the website.


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