Taught course

Financial Technology (Finance)

Institution
University of Essex · Essex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

We will consider all applicants with 2:2 or above, or equivalent international qualifications. For some courses, there may be additional requirements which can be found on our website.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MSc Financial Technology suite has three unique variants for you to explore so you can tailor your Masters in Financial Technology to suit your interests and goals. In addition to the MSc Financial Technology (Finance) variant, there is also the option of MSc Financial Technology (Economics) and MSc Financial Technology (Computer Science), giving you the chance to specialise in your preferred area of study.

The Finance variant of 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 innovative 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

Our MSc Financial Technology (Finance) is taught at Essex Business School, at our Colchester Campus. Our students and staff join us from all over the world and our teaching is grounded in contemporary issues and professional practice, supported by industry-standard facilities, such as our Bloomberg virtual trading floor.

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

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk