12 months
14000 GBP/year
6695 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Financial Technology (FinTech) from Teesside University is an evolving technology which provides innovation and efficiency in the financial services. FinTech includes distributed ledger technology also known as the blockchain, big data and business intelligence.


At Financial Technology (FinTech) from Teesside University you explore topics including fundamentals of software for digital innovation, big data and business intelligence, contemporary financial technology, machine learning, blockchain and cryptocurrency. You develop theoretical, technical and critical thinking skills in applying disruptive innovative technologies to financial services.


You can expect to find employment in one of the increasing number of sectors needing specialists equipped with the cutting-edge expertise in financial and digital technologies. The course provides you with directly transferable skills for a career in a range of industries in the finance sector, as well as progression opportunities to PhD research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data and Business Intelligence
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Computing Master's Project
  • Contemporary Financial Technology
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Machine Learning
  • Software for Digital Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject area. Relevant experience may also be considered.
  • You learn computational methods, data analytics, mathematics for business and basic programming, therefore a first-degree subject with significant analytical or technical elements is ideal (business, management, finance, engineering, life/physical science, computing, IT, computer games, animation, mathematics, technology). 
  • For other subjects, you will need to evidence an aptitude for quickly developing basic analytical skills, such as strong GCSEs in maths and science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6695 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6695 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fee for UK applicants

  • £4,335 a year with advanced practice
  • Part-time: £745 for each 20 credits

Fee for international applicants

  • £8,500 a year with advanced practice

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 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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