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Fintech (Level 5 Foundation Degree)

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Business

Course Overview

This new course focuses on the growing industry of financial technologies. A key feature of this course is the blend of finance and technology modules. Students will learn about the fast-paced world of finance and develop strong industry skills such as computer programming, business analysis, and financial modelling. Validated by Ulster University the Foundation Degree also provides the opportunity to progress to Ulster to complete the BSc (Hons) Financial Technology. Students can do this with an additional 4 semesters study at Ulster University Progression opportunities include careers in Financial Technologies, Finance, Software Development. Assessment methods include class practicals, class tests, assignments, group work and reflective evaluations.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    2.5 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Ulster University Level 5 Foundation Degree (FdSc) Fintech
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees:
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Programming 1
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Database Systems
  • Business Analysis 1
  • Work-based Learning 1
  • Programming 2
  • Business Analysis 2
  • Work-based Learning 2
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Financial Mathematics and Statistics
  • Financial Modelling
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

64 UCAS Tariff points + GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent (eg Essential Skills Level 2 Numeracy) AND GCSE English Grade C or equivalent (eg Essential Skills Level 2 Communication). NI Access Diploma - 50% or you may apply for entry via APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details).

ROI Requirements

64 UCAS Tariff points equivalent + OLC (Grade 04 or above) in English and Maths. NI Access Diploma - 50%; or you may apply for entry via APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) (visit www.nwrc.ac.uk/apply for details).

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

Work based learning takes place in the summer semester of both year 1 and year 2 .

What's Next?

Further Study

Validated by Ulster University the Foundation Degree also provides the opportunity to progress to Ulster to complete the BSc (Hons) Financial Technology. Students can do this with an additional 4 semesters study at Ulster University

Career Prospects

Progression opportunities include careers in Financial Technologies, Finance, Software Development.

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