Taught course

Financial Technology (FinTech)

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree – at least a 2:2 – or the international equivalent, in any subject. Professional experience will also be considered for mature students.

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. Accepted English qualifications can be viewed here.

Months of entry

September

Course content

FinTech (financial technology) is disrupting and reshaping commerce. The term is applied anywhere technology is used to help companies manage the financial aspects of a business. It includes new software and applications, processes and business models.

Understanding rapidly evolving financial markets

This course combines our expertise in finance, computing, risk and behavioural science. You’ll look at innovative technologies and the disruptive nature of FinTech business models.

We’ll show you how Fintech has combined finance and technology and is changing the way companies and consumers interact. You’ll also discover how it has affected the regulatory environment in which companies operate.

You’ll experience different elements such as programming, business analytics, digital strategy, data science, strategy and risk in financial services.

Features and Benefits

  • Location – Manchester is one of the largest financial centres in Europe and home to major organisations and a thriving tech scene.
  • Triple accredited - our business school holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Innovative teaching – as part of the course, you’ll examine business models and technologies which are set to shape the global financial sector for decades to come.
  • Industry links and insight – learn from leading FinTech experts at guest lectures and network with employers at regular events.
  • Career support - throughout your studies, we’ll help you boost your employability and secure graduate employment through our Careers and Employability service.

Information for international students

International students please visit our website for more information.

Fees and funding

Funding information available, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Course also available as individuals modules.

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
0161 247 6969