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BSc (Hons) Financial Technology Management

Financial Technology Management

accredited

by CMI


1st

FinTech degree of its kind in the UK 


silver

in the Teaching Excellence Framework 


UCAS code: N1DM

Year of entry: 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

 

FinTech (Financial Technology) is a cross-disciplinary subject that combines Finance, Technology Management and Innovation Management. Global FinTech investments increased steadily between 2014 and 2017 from $19.9bn to $39.4bn at a CAGR of 18.5%. This trend accelerated in the first half of 2018 when $41.7bn was invested across 789 deals.

This growth naturally leads to a growth in jobs in FinTech, and this programme will ensure graduates are ready for employment in the sector.

The course:

  • focuses on building students’ business sense, financial literacy, creativity and technology management skills
  • is supported by our world-class steering group to ensure it meets market needs and international trends
  • is accredited by the Charted Management Institute (CMI)

Students will:

  • have the chance to work with students from other university departments to start-up their own business, or to develop their own products
  • take part in work-based learning including simulation, real-life case studies, event delivery and work placement opportunities
  • be equipped with knowledge and skills to meet current and future market needs and be ‘work ready’
  • All our graduating students will also achieve a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the Chartered Management Institute worth over £1,300 at no extra cost.

 

Teaching Excellence Framework‌  

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