M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Technology

University of Strathclyde

12 months
26050 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Technology from University of Strathclyde teaches the big data techniques, computer programming, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for.


Financial Technology (FinTech) combines the theory and knowledge behind capital markets with the technology that makes financial transactions more efficient. 

This Financial Technology from University of Strathclyde is a Masters degree that future-proofs graduates and students from a variety of backgrounds and are looking for a career in this area.

Graduates 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 programme is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science.

Every class will either have a class test or assignment (e.g. practical team and individual projects) during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.


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:
  • Programming for Fintech
  • Principles of Finance
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Big Data Fundamentals
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent (view the entry requirements for your country) in:

  • accounting
  • economics
  • business studies
  • a subject area with a strong quantitative component

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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