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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Financial Technology (FinTech) combines the theory and knowledge behind capital markets with the technology that makes financial transactions more efficient.

This course teaches the big data techniques, computer programming, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for.

This is a Masters degree that future-proofs graduates and students from a variety of backgrounds and is looking for a career in this area.

Graduates will have a good understanding of the fact that finance is changing, and accounting, business information systems, and analytic methods are adapting to the internet as a delivery channel.

The programme is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science.

Assessment

Every class will either have a class test or assignment (e.g. practical team and individual projects) during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.

Tuition fees

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£ 25,400per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

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  • Entry standards

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  • Graduate prospects

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    90 90%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.93 79%

    89th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.94 79%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

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    4

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