Finance and Technology at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

Develop your skills in the emerging finance and technology field. From investment portfolios to cryptocurrencies, you’ll explore an exciting range of themes whilst enhancing your employability through our industry connections. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE      BSc (Hons) Finance and Technology Our BSc (Hons) Finance and Technology degree is designed to help you make robust links between classical financial theoretical frameworks and the practicalities of the real world, and to equip you with the computer-based literacy skills needed for a career in growing tech driven finance service sector. You will learn how advances in technology have led to financial sector innovations that have been revolutionising the way we live, work, and do business. You will explore the ways in which FinTech is implemented in real-world scenarios, from the way businesses create and deliver products and services, to raising capital, conducting financial transactions and managing investment portfolios. Develop your skills You will develop skills in applying economic and financial theory perspectives and approaches in order to understand the way financial decisions are made, risk management takes place and how an optimal portfolio is evaluated. You will be equipped to undertake financial economic research and analysis, handle economic and financial information and data by utilising widely used programming languages, such as Python and industry standard software, such as Stata, SPSS, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, and Jupyter Notebooks. You will be introduced to Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Big Data and AI and you will build up your real-world financial data analysis in our specialist Financial Lab using industry standard software.     HOW YOU’LL LEARN:  In our impressive Financial Markets Lab you can harness the same information and technology used by financial professionals all over the world. You’ll have the chance to apply industry-standard software to solve complex finance related problems. You’ll develop the financial and economic knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the globalised and highly competitive financial sector.     YOUR CAREER: The skills you’ll learn will enable you to pursue a career as a financial sector professional or a finance specialist in FinTech. As the course will also develop your business mindset and commercial awareness, you could also enter other fields where financial skills are desirable such as: • Project management • Logistics • Financal Data Analyst. • Investment / Risk management • Financial planning • Financial consultancy • Financial compliance

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  • Year 1

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EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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Finance and Technology at University of Derby - UCAS