Are you looking for a career in a rapidly expanding sector? Keen to work in an innovative global industry where your skills are in demand?

Disruptive technologies are affecting all areas of financial services and to ensure you are equipped with the skills to progress in this area, the MSc Financial Technology(FinTech) programme has been developed, aimed at non-computer science specialist graduates who have a first degree in business, finance, mathematics or economics and want to gain greater awareness and skills in the Fintech area.

This programme will examine applications of financial technology in banking, insurance, asset management and many other finance sectors. You will gain cutting-edge knowledge on finance applications of blockchain technology, digital currencies, Big Data and artificial intelligence.

You will also acquire an in-depth understanding of the financial technology environment, develop skills in programming, machine learning and network security as well as knowledge of financial markets institutions and systems.


  • The programme may be completed in a single year
  • Open to non-computer science graduates with a first degree in business, finance or economics
  • All modules are taught by our world-class academics who have industrial and academic knowledge
  • Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact – 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014)
  • Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time

Module Details:

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Programme Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both taught and research courses to help you fund your study.

Student Destinations

There is great potential for Fintech expansion in emerging market economies and this programme will produce graduates equipped for successful careers in the growing financial technology discipline. There is a range of possible career options available in the financial services industry:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Developer


For fees and funding options, please visit website to find out more.

Entry Requirements

Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Students will typically have a background in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science. We would also be willing to consider those with other backgrounds and work experience in the sector.

We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.

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