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Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a career in a rapidly expanding sector? Keen to work in an innovative global industry where your skills are in demand?

Disruptive technologies are affecting all areas of financial services and to ensure you are equipped with the skills to progress in this area, the MSc Financial Technology(FinTech) programme has been developed, aimed at non-computer science specialist graduates who have a first degree in business, finance, mathematics or economics and want to gain greater awareness and skills in the Fintech area.

This programme will examine applications of financial technology in banking, insurance, asset management and many other finance sectors. You will gain cutting-edge knowledge on finance applications of blockchain technology, digital currencies, Big Data and artificial intelligence.

You will also acquire an in-depth understanding of the financial technology environment, develop skills in programming, machine learning and network security as well as knowledge of financial markets institutions and systems.

YOUR FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY (FINTECH) EXPERIENCE

The MSc Financial Technology (FinTech) can give you a real competitive advantage and will broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.

From the moment you arrive at the School of Management we will work with you to help build your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects.

Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research, and our staff have hands-on experience of both theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.

All our students benefit from co-location with industry at the innovative Bay Campus, working alongside companies in facilities that boast dedicated teaching space and study areas, and extensive IT facilities equipped with the latest hardware and specialist software.

FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY (FINTECH) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

There is great potential for Fintech expansion in emerging market economies and this programme will produce graduates equipped for successful careers in the growing financial technology discipline. There is a range of possible career options available in the financial services industry:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Developer

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,050per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 105 6

    9th out of 31 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    133 60%

    36th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    51st

    33
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    8th

    1

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