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FinTech with Business AnalyticsMarylebone
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Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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(Business and management studies)
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University of Westminster, London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The explosion of Big Data and adoption of Cloud Computing is transforming the financial services sector. Companies are facing a technology-led revolution, requiring new business models and the need for companies to rapidly adapt their services and operations. Our FinTech with Business Analytics MSc draws together knowledge of financial markets and institutions with the skills to develop and implement technological solutions to improve financial services with greater speed, accuracy and at lower costs. This cross-disciplinary course is designed to develop an in-depth understanding of the financial techniques and applications that are transforming the sector and giving rise to a new financial ecosystem. You will learn to apply the technologies, products and approaches used in business: Blockchain Technology, Digital Currencies, Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Whilst our academic programme is grounded in theory, it has a strong practical orientation. You will use coding and analytics skills to develop business and financial insights to solve real-world problems. Students have access to our purpose-built Financial Markets Suite, using live market data via the state-of-the-art Bloomberg platform. You will also have an opportunity to complete an in-course work placement with one of our partner organisations or to complete a research project to consolidate your learning.
Applicants should have minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each element)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Westminster, Business analysis and management. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Students from around the world travel to the university to study the 300 plus degrees on offer and there is plenty of help and assistance on hand for them. This starts with the application process and there is information on the website divided by country to help with this. The university also offers English language support for those to whom it isn't a native language as well as information about visas and immigration paperwork. There is also support for daily life matters such as getting a bank account, working between studies and bringing family members to London while studying. All university students are automatically members of the Student Union who provide advice and support for students as well as organising the clubs and societies to occupy students outside the classroom. It also operates a bar and nightclub as well as two shops on the Harrow and Cavendish campuses. Student run media opportunities include a radio station, TV station and a magazine. Sports have always played an important part in university life and the athletic club is called the Harriers. It was established in 1883 and for many years was the biggest in England. The university even organised the opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympic Games of 1912. Among the sports facilities is the boat house, tennis courts and athletics track at Chiswick as well as sports pitches and halls at the Harrow campus.