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MSc Fintech (University of Strathclyde)

Why this course?

This MSc in Financial Technology (FinTech) teaches the big data techniques, computer programming, and analytics that banks and insurance companies are looking for. Graduates in this field will have a good understanding of the changing nature of finance and how accounting, business information systems, and analytic methods are adapting to the internet as a delivery channel.

The course is provided jointly by the top-ranked Departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science with input from Computer & Information Science.

Key facts

Start date

October & February

Study mode and duration

12 months, full-time


Middle East University, Amman, Jordan

What you’ll study

The course is 12 months full-time, with two semesters of classes followed by two projects over the summer. You’ll gain a comprehensive skill set using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and engagement with FinTech start-ups. The course content will involve interaction with the Bloomberg Trading Simulation Laboratory in the Business School.

In Semesters 1 & 2 you’ll take compulsory core classes, some of which are offered within our award-winning MSc Finance. You also select at least one elective from the list of classes in Accounting & Finance, Management Science and Computer Science.

Semester 1

You’ll gain a fundamental understanding of finance and analytical methods within the context of big data developments in FinTech practice and application and learn about Python programming.

Semester 2

You’ll extend your core skills, expand your knowledge of analytics methods, deepen your understanding of information systems and enhance your understanding of financial markets.

Summer projects

You undertake two research projects, one in Finance and one in Management Science. You’ll submit your final work in September.




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