MSc Financial Technology (Fintech)

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Degree Details

The MSc Financial Technology (Fintech) program at the University of Exeter is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of financial technologies and their applications. Key areas of learning include:

  • Finance and Economics fundamentals
  • Advancing technologies and business innovations
  • Practical skills like coding and use of blockchain technology
  • A unique 'Hackathon' module for hands-on experience
  • Group projects to develop teamwork and practical skills​ (University of Exeter)​​

Graduates from this program will be well-prepared for careers in various sectors including:

  • Fintech companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Technology firms
  • Consulting firms

The program's practical approach and industry connections also enhance employability, providing opportunities for placements and networking​

International students must meet the following entry requirements:

  • A 2:2 or equivalent from a recognized university, including at least one mathematical or quantitative module at 2:1 level or equivalent
  • English language proficiency with a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL score of 90, or PTE score of 67​ (University of Exeter)​​

The program is a full-time, 12-month course, structured over three terms. The first two terms involve taught components, while the third term focuses on practical application through the 'Hackathon' module. The total credit requirement for the degree is 180 credits. Students also have the option to extend the program with an industrial experience year, which provides hands-on industry experience​ (University of Exeter)

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Duration: Full-time - 1 year

Location: United Kingdom

Fees: £25,600

intake: September 2024
January 2025