Fintech is changing the financial world - from Cryptocurrency, coding and artificial intelligence to smartphone use in banking and investments. Simply put, Fintech is the technology that works with financial exchanges. Employment roles in the field include being a cybersecurity analyst, an AI and Machine Learning Engineer or financial software and app developer.
Our brand-new MSc in FinTech has been developed jointly by industry leaders and academic experts and sets out to prepare graduates with a strong background in financial theory and integral understanding of the latest innovative technologies imperative in the sector. MSc FinTech is also available with an optional Industrial Placement.
Reasons to study MSc FinTech at Kent
What you’ll learn
You’ll be gaining knowledge and understanding programming for Python, algorithmic trading, risk management and quantitative methods and optional modules covering areas such as machine learning, forecasting and big data. You will end your Master's with a detailed report, which will allow you to further develop your research skills whilst practically applying the knowledge and skills developed with a dedicated support of an expert supervisor
See the modules you’ll studyOne of the best resources that the University of Kent has is the Bloomberg Lab. It’s something I used here as a Master’s student, and it’s also something I use day-to-day in my job now in the industry. Having the knowledge of how that works put me miles ahead of everyone else.
~ Alex Lancaster, Finance, PhD
Knowledge and understanding