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Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech)

University of Reading

9 months
Duration
25300 GBP/year
17600 GBP/year
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About

This Masters programme will prepare you for a career in the rapidly expanding FinTech sector. The Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech) degree is offered by the University of Reading.

Overview

Education

In the MSc Finance and FinTech programme, you will specialise in digital banking and payment systems, Python programming and finance applications of machine learning algorithms. The Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech) degree is offered by the University of Reading.

The advances in financial technology have brought about transformational changes in many branches of the finance industry. The introduction of blockchain technology and digital currencies have created a revolution in payment systems. It has also generated widespread disintermediation via peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding for firms, and online stockbroking and robo-advisory services for individual investors. Many of these innovations are based on the processing of large amounts of data (or “Big Data”) via machine learning algorithms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Securities, Futures and Options 
  • Digital Banking and Payment System 
  • Fundamentals of Financial Markets 
  • Programming for Fintech (Python)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Full transcripts of all degree programmes taken. If these are not in English, a certified translation into English is required. 
  • An English language certificate (for example IELTS or TOEFL)
  • Contact details for two academic/professional references. 
  • Statement of purpose.
  • A copy of your passport (for international students).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • National

    17600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 GBP per year during 9 months.

Living costs for Reading

903 - 1382 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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