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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

A course that equips you to address the pervasive impact of disruptive financial technologies. You'll gain a distinctive, globally marketable set of skills. This programme is jointly run by Bristol Business School and The Department for Computer Science and Creative Technologies.

Accreditations and partnerships: Deloitte & Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner.

Why study this course?

Financial technologies are at the core of disruptive transformation in the financial and professional services industries, with applications for operations and effectiveness spreading across the global economy.

There's a need for graduates with both the technical and business acumen to drive these developments forward to meet growing global demand.

The MSc Financial Technology at UWE Bristol has been designed to address the fintech skills shortage, by giving you the portfolio of technical and business skills essential to fast-tracking your FinTech career.

The course is ideal for anyone with solid numeracy skills and an interest in the disruptive impact of new technologies.

Why UWE Bristol?

Working with our experts in data science, computer science, finance, regulation, enterprise and business, you'll develop excellent technical data and systems understanding, as well as sound business knowledge of the industries where the technologies have maximum impact and application. At UWE Bristol we have world-class expertise in AI and business analytics that have fed into the development of this course.

Bristol is a burgeoning FinTech hub, with increasing numbers of employers and entrepreneurs setting up here to tap into the skilled talent pool and favourable business environment.

We have developed this Master's in partnership with some of the major players leading this development, so you can be assured of the high-level currency of the course content.

You'll have access to our well-developed business networks, work with employers and entrepreneurs, and upon graduation leave us with a distinctive and globally marketable portfolio of skills.

Where can it take me?

You could work in an investment house, bank, insurance company, services consultancy or new venture, helping to develop, apply and manage financial technology innovation.

Or take your skills into areas such as financial and data analysis, strategic business analysis, product development, app development, compliance or cyber security.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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

University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 103 2

    21st out of 32 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    59th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    117 53%

    24th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    2nd

    2

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