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Kingston University: Financial Technology

Institution Kingston University View institution profile
Department Department of Accounting Finance and Informatics
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught


About this course

This new course has been designed to prepare graduates and professionals with the skills needed to launch a career in FinTech or the financial services sector.

You will develop in-demand analytical and programming skills alongside a thorough understanding of key trends in financial technology such as blockchain, cryptocurrency and machine learning. With access to real-time financial data via our dedicated Bloomberg Trading Room, you will be taught by academics actively researching the FinTech sector along with industry experts to ensure your skills are at the forefront of this exciting sector.

The course includes a practical project which can either take the form of a professional consultancy project, research dissertation, or your own fintech start-up or process efficiency solution, supported by our specialist innovation incubator, The Nest.

Reasons to choose Kingston - This course is taught by research-active staff and provides cutting-edge knowledge regarding the latest developments in financial technology.

  • You'll have the opportunity to enhance your learning and employability by gaining the Bloomberg Market Concepts certification.

  • We are ideally located close to central London, one of the world's leading FinTech hubs, where we have extensive industry connections which help students to secure professional placements.

Example modules

  • FinTech, Funding and Strategy

  • Blockchain FinTech Applications

  • Programming and Big Data in Finance

For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Career opportunities This course will typically lead graduates to careers within finance, financial technology, financial services, compliance and quantitative analysis.


Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (148 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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