University of Exeter: Financial Technology (FinTech)

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Department Finance View department profile
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- Inter-disciplinary programme with insights drawn from finance, cyber security, artificial intelligence and economics

- Get ahead of the competition through and enhanced understanding of advancing technologies and business innovations

- Practical ‘Hackathon’ module in place of a dissertation

- Group work embedded throughout modules to develop practical team working and employment ready skills

Our finance and banking world is being reshaped and disrupted by rapidly advancing innovations including blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning. FinTech (financial technology) refers to the use of technology to design and manage financial products and services. The demand for expertise in FinTech is growing, with businesses being put under constant pressure to combat greater competition, and develop user-centred products and services, at lower costs.

Our new MSc Financial Technology (FinTech) takes an inter-disciplinary approach, combining existing expertise in Bitcoin and Blockchain at The University of Exeter Business School, with the University’s wider expertise in economics, finance, data science, cyber security and law. Core modules will provide you with a solid foundation in a range of financial technology topics and are informed by the World Economic Forum and other global institutions.

This programme is ideal for students from a variety of backgrounds with a degree of mathematical / statistical experience, who are looking to launch a career in this exciting industry. In addition to the academic knowledge you will gain, you will develop the practical skills required including coding though our unique ‘Hackathon’ module and a variety of innovative teaching methods.


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