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About

The MSc Financial Technology (Finance) at the University of Essex suite has three unique variants for you to explore so you can tailor your Masters in Financial Technology to suit your interests and goals.

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Overview

The Financial Technology (Finance) at the University of Essex is perfect for those with a basic understanding of coding, economics or finance. If you are particularly looking to work in the financial services sector, especially in parts of the sector that are concerned with developing and growing new technologies for use in finance, then this could be the course for you.MSc Financial Technology (Finance) at the University of Essex explores the new and innovative technologies that are currently being used and developed to advance the financial services sector. This includes exploring:

  • blockchain technologies
  • machine learning
  • artificial intelligence
  • application programming interfaces
  • cryptocurrencies

Your future

Many of our graduates enjoy careers in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy at some of the world’s most well-known organisations and exciting SMEs, including:

  • Groupon, a global e-commerce marketplace
  • KPMG Group, a multinational professional services network
  • Right Freight Pvt Ltc, an independent freight forwarder
  • Copal Partners, a financial consultation agency
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • Credit Data Research, a business funder

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Market Microstructure for FinTech and the Digital Economy
  • Big Data in Finance
  • Financial Technology and Innovation (Fintech)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Securities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.2 (or equivalent) degree in Finance or a related discipline such as Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or any other quantitative discipline. The degree should contain components relating to mathematics (calculus), quantitative finance/methods or econometrics (probability, statistics).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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