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Fintech (Professional Practice)

University of Huddersfield

18 months
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18000 GBP/year
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About

The M.Sc. in Fintech (Professional Practice) at University of Huddersfield brings together theory and knowledge from the fields of computing, financial theory, ethics and management science to give students an understanding of the innovative and disruptive challenges currently taking place in this environment.

Overview

About the Fintech (Professional Practice) course at University of Huddersfield

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

Fintech (Financial Technology) is a concept which is rooted in technology and finance. It is used as a term which applies to disruption, innovation and efficiency in the financial sector. This has become possible through the use of technology which helps companies manage their activities in finance. These activities are underpinned by the introduction of distributed ledger technology also known as the Blockchain, Big Data analytics and data visualisation. These tools have acted as the catalyst for a significant amount of disruption in the financial services industry. To understand fintech is to have a good grasp of innovation, data management, visualisation, Blockchain and online business models.

The course takes the view that companies are continually looking to develop competitive advantage, hence, our fintech course is an ideal programme which encourages disruption and forward thinking.

  • You'll investigate finance theories and their application and you will look at how technology such as the Blockchain and Big Data can inform innovation within financial activities.
  • The course is supported with our state-of-the-art Trading Room which is equipped with Professional software, providing up-to-date market data and financial analysis tools giving you a feel for how real investment decisions are made in industry and to learn how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data.
  • The 18-month route has the opportunity to undertake a 6-month placement element at the end of the 12 month taught programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Principles of Finance
  •  Financial Reporting and Company Performance
  •  Managing Big Data
  •  Distributed Ledger Technologies
  •  The Global Professional

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 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

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in any subject
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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