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MSc Financial Technology

Programme at a glance


12-month (plus optional 4-month internship), full-time programme

Ideal for

Graduates with 0-3 years of work experience

Upcoming Intake

October 2024




UK students: £15,000
International students: £12,000/term (for terms 1, 2 and 3)

Degree Type

An OfS-registered UK degree

Define the Future

Gain the edge

The MSc in Financial Technology (MFT), with optional internship is a 12/16-month specialist, Master’s level course with an innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum that will produce professionals with skills highly sought after by financial industry firms.

Students will learn about Fintech ecosystem players, disruptive Fintech business models, the use of emerging technologies, various partnership models and the regulatory landscape. It will enable students to develop sufficient skills to work effectively with IT, AI, data science and domain experts to solve contemporary business problems and develop the relevant programming skills about algorithms to solve specific problems in the Banking industry. Students will develop a good understanding of the changing nature of finance and explore future trends like Web 3.0, Metaverse, Decentralized Finance, NFTs.


A truly global master's programme

Here’s what your SPJ London journey will look like:

Term 1


Term 2


Term 3


Term 4



You will complete all terms in London. The programme structure and delivery remain the same.


Get Practical

The course will provide real business, relevant and practical blended ICT knowledge within a Fintech landscape - as well as a well-balanced critical awareness of the global financial regulatory landscape. It will also explore the trends in technologies for payment, lending, insurance, wealth management, regulation and compliance.

This course will also develop their investment decision making skills as well as innovation, automation, strategy, digital design thinking and agile skills in the context of the Fintech sector. These are the skills most in-demand by Fintech companies, traditional and challenger banks, Neo-banks, start-ups, enterprises, consulting companies and regulators. Soft skills support is provided to students to develop their transferable skills by enhancing their communication skills and developing their team leadership skills through various group and role-playing activities.


Students Will

Students will emerge from this program with a highly employable skill set which is in high demand among employers within the Fintech industry. These include:

Have functional skills relevant to the Fintech subdomain

Develop quantitative skills

Develop analytical skills

Learn soft skills, that include: Leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, communication, team working, and adaptability.


The curriculum has been designed to enhance employability at all levels of study. The MSc in Financial Technology is an innovative and interdisciplinary programme that aims to fulfil the skills gap and market demand in the FinTech industry by equipping students with the most in-demand skills relevant in the sector. Although the programme is finance focused, given the wide-ranging applications of data analytics, the students will gain skills that are easily transferrable to a wide range of other industries, including e- commerce, hospitality, retail, pharmaceutical and media.


Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

“Our MSc Global Business is an exciting programme for graduates to rapidly acquire the skills necessary to fast-track their careers. It offers experiential learning with inputs provided by diverse global faculty, using contemporary cases and simulations to grow your confidence and solve real-world challenges.”

Dr Kim Soin

Dean, SPJ London

Former Associate Dean - Postgraduate Research & Doctoral College, University of Exeter

Programme eligibility

We are accepting applications for our October 2024 intake. To be eligible to apply, you must have a minimum 2.1 honours degree* from a UK university or an equivalent international academic qualification from a comparable international institution.

We assess applicants on several factors, including their academic achievements, aptitude test score, interview performance and a holistic view of their profile.

*For candidates with extensive relevant professional experience, we may accept a lower second-class degree or equivalent where judged to be appropriate. This is assessed on a case-by-case basis.


An investment in your potential

Our London Campus

Tuition fee for the October 2024 intake:

UK students:


International students:
(for terms 1, 2 & 3)

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