The Postgraduate Diploma in Fintech, which is made up of modules from the master's, is being offered to unemployed people who meet the academic entry requirements for free.
Find out if you meet the eligibility requirements and apply for the course on the Springboard+ website.
Finance, stereotypically is seen as a highly regulated industry dominated by banks that resist disruption and change. However, finance is now riding an entrepreneurial wave due to an influx of highly available and powerful computing resources and electronic services, accessible forms of data analytics, and disruptive technologies like Bitcoin, WePay and Kickstarter. This course will provide you with the latest knowledge and competencies at the intersection of finance and technology; the rapidly evolving area that is fintech.
This interdisciplinary course will appeal to graduates of finance, computing and business seeking to enter the area of fintech; and industry practitioners seeking to gain insightful experience and exposure to the fintech domain and its associated areas of, for example, data analytics, electronic services, e-cash, as well as related future and emerging technologies.
As a graduate of this course, you will gain in-depth knowledge and skills in the core topics of fintech including:
• Governance and compliance
• Data analysis and data visualisation
• Quantitative modelling and simulation
• Cybersecurity and IT auditing
• Big data analytics
• High level as well as deep financial analysis
• Contemporary research topics
The Master of Science in Fintech is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework for Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this course may progress to a major award at level 10 on the NFQ.
Tuesday and Thursday, 6pm - 10pm, (every second Tuesday will be a 5pm start) and every Saturday 9am-5pm.
2 semesters; from September to December and January to May.
€4,475 per annum
€8,950 total fee
(Fees revised annually)
You can spread the cost of this course with a direct debit plan.
Currently Summit Finuas members pay €3,100 per annum (approx. 30% funding).
For information on the modules taught on this course view our module descriptors.
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