/MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)
Provided by: Manchester Metropolitan University
Course Area: North West
Course Type: Masters (taught)
Start date: 20200914
End date: 20210831
Subjects: Fintech, Information Technology, Project
Who is this course for
The demand for FinTech is growing rapidly. Recent research shows employers need graduates with programming, data analytics and finance skills.
Our graduates use their skills and FinTech expertise in the financial services sector, either with innovative ‘disruptive’ technology companies and start-ups or within large banking institutions.
The Faculty of Business and Law’s Careers and Employability service is here to support you during your time here and up to three years after you graduate. They can help with everything from writing your CV to preparing for an interview.
To get ready for life as a graduate, you’ll also have the opportunity to build connections with employers through careers fairs, guest speakers and internships.
What will I learn
FinTech is disrupting and reshaping commerce. From mobile apps putting banking in our pockets to cryptocurrencies tearing down traditional boundaries, we’re living through a financial revolution. Our masters is your chance to get involved. Study with us and you’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the business models and technologies that are shaping the global financial sector.
You’ll leave us with a valuable set of professional skills that are in demand the world over. You’ll be ready to apply for senior roles in a range of financial services companies – from innovative ‘disruptive’ technology firms and start-ups, to large banking institutions.
You’ll study seven core units, covering areas including Innovations in Technology and Applied Blockchain Technology, as well as an in-depth consultancy-based dissertation. You’ll also study two option units – allowing you to tailor your course to your interests.
During the year (or two, if you study part-time), you’ll also have a chance to apply your learning in practice by joining our internship scheme.Visit this course