International Financial Markets and Institutions
This module will give an international perspective to finance by introducing you to international transactions and the role of key international financial markets.
You will gain an understanding of foreign exchange markets, and their structures, roles, dynamics and operations, as well as arbitrage and the role of risk-taking investors. Such markets have control over exchange price margins and various payment systems, including today’s cryptocurrencies.
The module also explores global bond markets and alternative investments such as commodities, real estate and hedge funds.
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
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
The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The course comprises:
- 6 lectures per module;
- 3-hour lectures (evening);
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
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.