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Finance (FinTech) with Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

FinTech is a rapidly expanding sector within the financial industry. You’ll study the core concepts and practises of financial technology and learn how technological advances have necessitated change throughout the industry.

This four-year course develops the knowledge and skills to meet these changes head-on, as you acquire a deep understanding of finance and financial services. You’ll also gain expertise in programming and financial applications and learn how to apply your technological skills to real-world problems. You’ll enrich this learning and broaden your life experience with an integrated Study Year Abroad.

You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, and self-guided study. This will provide the opportunity to discuss subject materials in an in-depth way with your lecturers and fellow students.

The University of Reading is a CFA partner university. Within this partnership, several scholarships are offered towards CFA exams (partial fee reduction) for which students can apply.

Study Year Abroad

In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your studies at one of our overseas partner universities.

Careers for BSc Finance (FinTech) with Study Year Abroad Graduates

The skills and knowledge you acquire from your degree in finance will be applicable to, and provide a route into, many areas:

  • Financial technology
  • Banking and investment banking
  • Consultancy
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Start-ups
  • Asset management
  • Financial analysis.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,830per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    130 59%

    37th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    45th

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