Gain the financial technology (FinTech) skills essential for a career in tomorrow’s financial institutions. With developments in computing continuing to accelerate, understanding their applications to financial markets will make you highly employable in a variety of industries. With this joint degree you benefit from the expertise of specialists at the University of Sussex in the areas of Informatics, Accounting and Finance. You’ll gain strong computing skills, combined with finance, business and data analysis skills. Students have access to real-time data from both Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters service platforms. Prepare yourself for roles in the exciting and growing industry of Financial Technology (FinTech), where there are opportunities in banks, consultancies, investment companies and asset management firms. With this course, you also have the opportunity to apply for a year in industry where you can put your knowledge into practice. We have a wide range of well-established partnerships including local, London-based and international companies.
See the modules you will study by year by going to the 'view course details' link.
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
- Year 2
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Including at least 5.5 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||59||Including at least 59 in all four skills.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||TOEFL (iBT), including at least 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|