Financial Technology, or FinTech, is an ever-evolving sector in the finance industry. By leveraging new disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, and big data, FinTech is challenging traditional methods in delivering financial services. This growing industry employs almost as many people as the entire financial industry in London (FinTech job report 2021).
Our BSc Finance (FinTech) programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the FinTech landscape. The course offers an in-depth curriculum on coding and data analytics, coupled with a strong foundation in financial and industry knowledge. Graduates of the programme will have highly sought-after skills that can be applied in a range of industries around the world:
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Consultant
- Wealth Management or Investment Advisor (Digital Assets)
- Banking Professional
- Asset / Fund Manager
- Risk Manager
- Fintech Product Manager
- Business Development Manager in FinTech
- Compliance Manager in FinTech
No A-level in Business, Economics, Maths or Accounting/Finance is required.
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Students in the BSc Finance (FinTech) programme will gain a solid understanding of finance and the financial industry, alongside specialist knowledge of the rapidly evolving FinTech sector. They will develop analytical and quantitative skills, as well as a proficiency in coding, data analysis and management and algorithmic trading, which are essential for working in fast changing finance sector. In addition, they will learn about the latest developments in artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and other disruptive technologies that are transforming the financial industry. Graduates of this programme will be well-equipped to address complex financial problems using technology and will be highly sought after by employers in the financial services sector.
You can undertake a Year in Industry, with a year’s work placement in a chosen industry. Gain real-world industry experience, network and collaborate with business thinkers and practically apply your theoretical knowledge in the workplace. Alternatively, you can also enhance your employability with the option of studying a year abroad.
With the support of our Employability team, you can decide on your preferred placement route during your first year of study.
Opportunities for further study in this area at Masters and Research level are also available.
- Intended Start Date
- Sept 24 / Jan 25
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