Financial Technology (FinTech) MSc

University of Stirling    Business, Management and Law

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGCert, PGDip 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time Award winner
Business & Management (5) Computer Science (8) Finance (14)

FindAMasters summary

Are you interested in the exciting world of Financial Technology (FinTech)? Our innovative MSc in Financial Technology is one of the first of its kind in the UK. This programme is designed to equip you with the latest knowledge and skills in computing technology, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills. Whether you have a background in numerate subjects like maths, computing, and engineering, or in business and finance, this programme is open to you. Some experience in computer programming is also required. Join us and explore topics such as blockchain, cybersecurity, data analytics, fintech app development, and more. Kickstart your career in this rapidly growing industry!

About the course

Fintech provides the latest information in computing, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills, throughout complementing theory with a hands-on approach. It is taking over the banking and finance industry, with applications in several other sectors. The way we handle money is changing, a new concept of digital identity is emerging and the role of data and its safety and privacy requirements are key. New applications and potential markets are being explored, including central bank digital currencies (CBDC), cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending platforms and open-banking

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent, in either a numerate subject such as maths, computing and engineering, or a business and finance subject. Some experience of computer programming is also required. If you don’t have these formal qualifications but have relevant work/life experience, you’re still encouraged to apply.

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Where is University of Stirling


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