12 months
24300 GBP/year
13550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Financial Technology (FinTech) is the future of taught finance. The Financial Technology from University of Strathclyde combines the theory and knowledge behind capital markets with the technology that makes financial transactions more efficient.

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This Financial Technology from University of Strathclyde teaches the big data techniques, computer programing, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for. Graduates in this field will have a good understanding of the fact that finance is changing, and accounting, business information systems, and analytic methods are adapting to the internet as a delivery channel.

The MSc FinTech is jointly provided by the top-ranked departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science. This is a master’s degree that future-proofs graduates and students from a variety of backgrounds and are looking for a career in this area.


The course is tailored to make the graduates eminently employable in this exciting new field that cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Research indicates that students with programming, data analytics and finance skills get premium starting salaries compared to graduates from any one of these disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Finance
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Big Data Fundamentals
  • Business Analytics
  • Security Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an Honours degree, or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias. 
  • The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13550 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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