University of Gloucestershire - MSc Financial Technology (with placement)

University of Gloucestershire

MSc Financial Technology (with placement)

The certificate stage modules provide a solid foundation so that you can appreciate what’s possible from adopting technology-based architectures as the basis of decision-making and implementation. The hands-on approach to coding and programming will build the necessary expertise for analyzing large financial, social, and business-related datasets.

The diploma stage modules will help you understand the nature of existing and emerging challenges for the financial services industry specifically and businesses in general.

At the


master’s level stage, you’ll have the choice between a dissertation and a business case analysis module. Apart from the traditional academic dissertation, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate originality in creating or developing solutions to live and emerging issues in the industry.

Entry Requirements

  • You should hold at least a  2.2 bachelor's degree with honors.

  • We will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualification.

  • Students coming from a Finance or Technology background might be exempted from certain modules; however, this will be considered on an individual basis.

  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Finance Analyst.
  • Head of Insights and Analytics.
  • Business Analyst.
  • Senior Data Analyst.
  • Fintech Consultant.
  • Product Manager.
  • Head of Advanced Projects.
  • Data Analytics Associate.
  • Trading Technologist.
  • Python Developer.
  • Fintech Software Developer.
  • JavaScript Developer.
  • Front End Developer (Fintech).
  • Head of Compliance (Fintech).
  • Account Manager (Fintech).

Course Details

Our MSc in Financial Technology (Fintech) brings together the current knowledge and skills of Fintech industry professionals as well as academics to provide a comprehensive program with cutting-edge technologies. We take an integrated approach to keep you well-informed in the fields of both finance and technology in a transdisciplinary fashion.

Level 7 (Postgraduate)

Business Development Project (BM7111).
Business Finance and Decision Making (BM7203).
Cyber Law (BM7214).
Foundations of Financial Technology (FT7101).
Block Chain and Applications (FT7103).
Financial Markets and Regulations (FT7104).
Financial Engineering (Derivatives) (FT7204).
Artificial Intelligence (FT7206).
Human Factors in Cyber Security (FT7207).

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