Why choose this course?
Be part of our new course: a pioneering opportunity to join the first Financial Technology Management undergraduate programme in the U.K.
FinTech (Financial Technology) is a cross-disciplinary subject that combines Finance, Technology Management and Innovation Management. FinTech (i.e. Financial Technology) is an emerging topic in the business world. Global investment in FinTech companies were worth US$24.7 billion in 2016, and it is estimated that increasing investment in the UK FinTech sector would help create an additional 100,000 jobs in UK by 2020.
This programme focuses on building up students’ business sense, financial literacy, creativity and technology management skills.
You will have the chance to work with students from other university departments to start-up your own business, or to develop your own products - we are ready to support you all of the time.
This degree is supported by our world-class steering group to ensure the course meets market needs and international trends. Members of the steering group are made up of both academics and commercial partners. Their backgrounds include senior vice-presidents from global investment firms, a chief economist of one of the largest banks in Europe and a partner of an international recruitment firm.
Work-based learning is embedded into the programme, meaning that all graduates will be equipped with knowledge and skills to meet current and future market needs and be ‘work ready’. This includes a broad base of applications from simulation, real-life case studies, event delivery, to work placement opportunities.
As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.
*Subject to Validation. The University reviews its courses on a regular basis to ensure that they reflect the needs of students and employers. To do this we have a schedule for approving new programmes, and updating existing ones. Some are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle and are shown as 'subject to validation'. As soon as the award is validated, details will be amended automatically. For those courses listed as subject to validation, please contact the Admissions Office on 01978 293439 for further information. Once a programme that you have applied for is validated, details will be communicated to you. If you are not happy with the changes made and wish to withdraw your choice, the University will assist you with finding an alternative programme.