Explore the fundamentals of finance and the rapidly evolving industry known as Financial Technology (FinTech). This 3-year programme will put you at the forefront of research and development within this sector, allowing you to gain the skills necessary to pursue a wide range of careers. You’ll have the opportunity to: • develop an in-depth understanding of the business environment and the real-world application of relevant theories that underpin finance • utilise our Financial Laboratory (FinLab), home to our Bloomberg terminals and Refinitiv Workspace • learn the basics of computer programming, and become a confident user of statistical software, such as Eviews, Stata, and Matlab, and more advance machine learning and AI techniques • understand the foundations of Financial Technology, and the most recent innovations in this area • develop a high level of numeracy and a capacity for reasoned thought and analysis All of our programmes also include 4 year options - either a paid industrial placement year or the option to spend a year studying abroad, at one of our partners in Europe, North America, Australia or Asia in your third year.
On our Finance and Financial Technology course you will explore the fundamentals of finance and the rapidly evolving industry known as Financial Technology (FinTech) Some of the modules you may study include Foundations of Accounting and Finance; Financial Econometrics; and Cryptocurrency Investments For further module information visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/finance-financial-technology-degree-bsc#modules
We'll assess you using dissertations; essays; individual and group projects; written exams
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. As A level Mathematics is required for this programme, all equivalent qualifications also need an equivalent of A level Mathematics, grade B. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications please contact the Faculty of Social Sciences Admissions Team at [email protected]
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English language requirements
English Language proficiency for international students: All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency. For more information on the University of Southampton’s English Language entry requirements, please see the English Language Proficiency webpage at http://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page.
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