30 Credits (ECTS)
The world of fintech – or ‘financial technology’ – is a fresh and burgeoning industry that has supported the financial sector in overcoming various challenges. This Master of Science in Fintech will develop your professional competence in digital finance and will help you progress to senior financial and information technology roles within the financial sector.
The programme brings together a diverse range of competencies, combining modules in finance, management and information technology to provide an overall analysis of financial systems, products, processes, business models and applications.
You will be presented with a curriculum covering topics on money and banking, international financial and digital currency markets, principles of disruptive innovation, regulatory systems, cryptographic system security, and distributed systems structures.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:
- a Level 6 degree in a related field;
- a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 2 years’ work experience, preferably in the fintech industry.
Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Banking, Business Management, or any other area related to Financial Management. People with degrees related to IT will also be accepted if accompanied by solid experience in the financial sector.
This course is targeted at fintech professionals, including but not limited to:
- financial managers
- bank staff
- fintech employees
- IT professionals with experience in finance
- The programme aims to prepare you for middle management and senior managerial posts at any financial technology entity. .
How you’ll be assessed
Module Intake Dates
Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in FinTech as presented in this brochure costs $10,450.*
Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**
*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.
** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.