12 months
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18250 GBP/year
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About

Financial markets are becoming ever more innovative and dynamic, with the growth of financial technology, or Fintech, helping to accelerate that change. Studying this FinTech course at Coventry University should help prepare you for a career in Fintech, or provide you with the knowledge needed to operate effectively in other financial sectors being disrupted by technology.

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Overview

With a focus on the practical application of theory, this course seeks to develop the skills needed by the modern finance graduate, offering a grounding in financial theories coupled with developing the digital fluency needed to apply them to the rapidly changing finance sector. So, alongside developing and expanding your knowledge in key theories such as asset pricing or corporate governance, the course also focuses on financial technology, big data analytics, and the management of risk in digital environments.

During the  FinTech course at Coventry University , you’ll have the opportunity to get hands-on training in programming using Python and/or R, big data analytics and data mining, as well as having access to Coventry Business School’s Trading Floor (subject to availability), which utilises market leading databases such as Thomson Reuters Eikon, Bloomberg and Fitch Connect. 

You’ll also be taught by academics with industry experience, alongside those with research expertise in the world of finance, and have the opportunity to extend your course with professional experience.

Career

Through the development of core financial knowledge, alongside Fintech knowledge and capabilities, this course should prepare you to pursue a career in Fintech, or in finance more broadly, in sectors such as investment banking or financial services. You could find yourself working for a Fintech start-up, or within a large financial institution, applying Fintech techniques to improve processes, services and products.

In addition, due to the nature of finance and its relevance to all organisations, this course could help you to develop knowledge which you can then apply to other business careers, public sectors jobs or to pursuing your own aspirational ambitions.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Derivatives
  • Governance, Accountability and Ethics
  • Risk Management for FinTech
  • Applied FinTech
  • Data Analytics using Python/R

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is subject to the general University admission procedures and access policies. 
  • To be accepted for the course students must possess either an Honours undergraduate degree (minimum of 2:2) in an appropriate business, finance or computing background or appropriate work experience in the financial sector together with relevant professional qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: £14,550 | £18,550 (with prof. experience)
  • International: £18,250 | £22,250 (with prof. experience)

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 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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