As well as delivering a solid understanding of key theoretical finance and economic concepts, this Fintech MSc encourages potential future leaders to analyse and challenge the accepted financial setup.

By the conclusion of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of key theoretical finance and economic concepts underpinning financial markets
  • Critically compare, contrast and evaluate the different machine learning techniques in terms of their applicability to solving problems in finance, this can be demonstrated by students using appropriate software to apply techniques to a given set of data
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the relationships existing among the key global financial systems; for example, how bond yields dictate investment in equity and its derivatives
  • Conduct valuation of financial instruments and projects within relevant regulatory contexts
  • Trade financial instruments on exchanges/trading platforms by using state-of-the-art software packages and harnessing the power of relevant real-time financial data
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the role played by policies in shaping financial services delivery and financial markets
  • Critically evaluate markets by being able to competently present arguments on the criticisms of the current set up and offer the basis for the development of alternative technology-based markets and financial services products
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the social dimensions of technology use in financial markets