Financial Technology at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

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Course summary

Ready to harness cutting-edge financial technology skills, from blockchain to investment analysis, for a career in the rapidly evolving finance industry? Course description Delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School, our MSc Financial Technology programme merges finance fundamentals with the dynamic field of financial technology. It enhances your analytical and quantitative skills, preparing you to navigate the complexities of modern finance. Focused on financial markets, investment strategies and emerging technologies like blockchain, the course strikes a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical application. You will gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software and benefit from our dedicated trading room, setting you up for competitive career paths. The programme is led by experienced academics who have industry backgrounds, creating an engaging and supportive learning environment. It equips you for a variety of fintech careers and prepares you for the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level I exam. Key course benefits

  • Recognised for quality – Aston Business School is proud to be among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Professionally affiliated – Aston University is an Affiliated University of the CFA Institute
  • Clear academics – 100% of students agreed that staff were good at explaining things (Finance programmes; PTES, 2023)
  • Safe in our hands – Ranked top 10 in the UK for ‘graduate prospects – on track’ (Accounting and Finance; Complete University Guide, 2024)
  • Supporting students – 100% of students agreed that the support available for academic skills, using IT and accessing resources met their needs (Finance programmes, PTES, 2023)
  • Gain the advantage – Get ahead of the competition with the Aston Global Advantage professional development module


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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • CFA Institute

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £12000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £12000 Whole course
Scotland £12000 Whole course
Wales £12000 Whole course
International £23500 Whole course

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Financial Technology at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS