Master of Science in Financial Technology

Master (Coursework)

Programme Type

Full-time, Part-time

Gain the FinTech skills to navigate the changing landscape of the finance industry. 

Financial Technology (FinTech) is a cluster of emerging innovations that have the potential to revolutionise the finance industry, enhancing the productivity of financial firms through data science and cyber technologies.

The Master of Science in FinTech is hosted by NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The curriculum is built on data science, artificial intelligence, and information technology, and provides students with the FinTech skills necessary to navigate the changing landscape of the finance industry. A strong emphasis is placed on the in-depth mastery of disruptive technologies in finance, including financial automation (e.g., robo-advisors), financial cryptography (e.g., blockchain technology), and digital financial services (e.g., financial inclusion).

  • A good Bachelor's Degree in a relevant programme (e.g. quantitative majors, business, etc.)
  • A TOEFL score of 85 or more, or IELTS score of 6.0 or more, for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction
  • A good GMAT score or GRE score is preferred but not required
  • A minimum of two years of relevant working experience is preferred but not required

The MSc in FinTech Programme is an intensive one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme by coursework, taught in 3 trimesters per academic year. The curriculum consists of two specialisations: Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) and Digital Financial Services (DFS). The courses are delivered in intensive periods of 7 weeks (i.e., with each trimester split into two halves). All courses are conducted at the NTU main campus in the evenings (6:30PM-10PM) of weekdays or Saturdays (9:30AM-1PM or 2PM-5:30PM).

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