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University of Surrey: FinTech and Policy
|Institution||University of Surrey View institution profile|
|Department||FASS - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences|
Why choose this course The new FinTech sector is transforming the global financial services industry, which has increasing demand for advanced data analytics skills and knowledge.
Our MSc FinTech and Policy course will provide you with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a professional within the financial services industry and regulatory organisations. Through a carefully selected mix of modules, you’ll obtain a solid understanding of financial regulation, technology, and law, while you learn how to navigate an increasingly complex, dynamic and global financial environment.
You’ll be taught by expert research-active academics in business and law, as well as numerous industry professionals, who will guide you through a forward-thinking and refreshing combination of academic theory and industry experience.
We were ranked 8th for business and economics in the UK and in the top 20 for law in the UK by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. We were also ranked 15th for employability in law in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
What you will study In an intensely competitive employment market, employers are increasingly looking for graduates with transferrable knowledge and skills that cut across the areas of finance, law and technology.
Our FinTech and Policy MSc will enable you to understand the rapidly changing financial market conditions, investment technologies and regulatory climates that drive business decisions around the world.
Our course will equip you with the skills and training to give you a competitive edge in today’s job market, especially for those seeking to combine business training with exploration of the law and ethics, in responding to and shaping technological innovation.
With modules ranging from finance, analytics and management to financial regulation, Python coding and the ethics of AI, there are a wide range array of options for you to gain deep insight about this increasingly important area of contemporary business practice.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in any recognised subject is required, although students with degrees with any of the following subjects would be especially well equipped for our MSc programme: Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Law, Politics, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Management, Mathematics or Science or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
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University of Surrey
At the University of Surrey, we want to shape the future for the better. If you’re considering postgraduate study, it’s likely you do too. Our postgraduate courses will give you the tools, skills and knowledge you need to achieve your ambitions and give you the edge in building a better future – for yourself and society. Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the vibrant town of Guildford, we welcome over 3,500 postgraduate students each year from 140 different countries.
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