Taught course

Financial Technology (Finance)

Institution
University of Essex · Essex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 (or equivalent) degree in Finance or a related discipline such as Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or any other quantitative discipline. The degree should contain components relating to mathematics (calculus), quantitative finance/methods or econometrics (probability, statistics).

Months of entry

October

Course content

MSc Financial Technology is perfect for those with a basic understanding of coding, economics or finance. If you are particularly looking to work in the financial services sector, especially in parts of the sector that are concerned with developing and growing new technologies for use in finance, then this could be the course for you.

MSc Financial Technology (Finance) explores the new and advancing technologies that are currently being used and developed to advance the financial services sector. This includes exploring:

  • blockchain technologies
  • machine learning
  • artificial intelligence
  • application programming interfaces
  • cryptocurrencies
  • mobile banking and electronic payments
  • P2P lending
  • advisor automation
  • crowdfunding resources
  • big data solutions

MSc Financial Technology (Finance) is taught at Essex Business School, the largest department at the University of Essex. Our students and staff join us from all over the world and we embed the latest academic thinking in our teaching to ensure you experience the cutting-edge of your discipline.

Fees and funding

Postgraduate loans for Masters courses are now available from the Student Loans Company, for students from the UK and EU who meet the eliblibility criteria.

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

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk