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Financial TechnologyUniversity of Strathclyde
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Location: University of Strathclyde
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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(Accounting and finance)
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Financial Technology (FinTech) combines the theory and knowledge behind capital markets with the technology that makes financial transactions more efficient.This course teaches the big data techniques, computer programming, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for.This is a Masters degree that future-proofs graduates and students from a variety of backgrounds and are looking for a career in this area.Graduates will have a good understanding of the fact that finance is changing, and accounting, business information systems, and analytic methods are adapting to the internet as a delivery channel.The programme is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science.
Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject with a strong quantitative component. No prior knowledge of finance is required.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no component below 5.5)
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About this university
Combining a central location and varied program means the university attracts students from around the world. The International Office is available to help students from outside the UK to integrate with their new environment as well as with legal matters such as immigration papers and visas. There is also help and assistance on matters such as welfare and health while English language courses are available for those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. In addition, the website provides country specific information for applying to the university. The students Union is the heart of life outside the classroom and it operates bars and clubs on campus that work with a student budget. There are more than 50 clubs and societies to get involved with outside studies ranging from music to sport and even voluntary work. The Centre for Sport and Recreation is on John Street and is the best place to head to get involved with the various sports clubs as well as fitness and wellbeing events that take place. There are also outdoor sports facilities around the city that the university has access to. Strathclyde Music represents the various student-run music clubs and groups including a number of educational and community projects. It is also home to the Maurice Taylor Organ, one of the most important pipe organs in the country. For those of a spiritual nature, there is a Chaplaincy Centre that caters for all denominations and is found in the Graham Hills Building. There are also a number of faith groups and societies to allow people of the same faith to gather together.