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BSc Hons Financial Technology programme launched

8 August 2019


Ulster University Business School programme aims to benefit the growing FinTech sector 

A new course has been developed for the FinTech sector. 

The BSc Hons Financial Technology programme, developed by the Ulster University Business School, offers an equal focus on finance and technology through extensive use of work-based learning and practical application.

As well as being offered on a part-time basis to students, the programme will also be offered as a Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) with participation from FinTech companies operating in Northern Ireland.

Employer benefits
Due to start in September 2019, the programme has been co-created with the FinTech industry and key employers to meets employer needs.

The programme:

  • encourages a direct talent pipeline for employers by providing school leavers with an important professional development opportunity, while taking the first steps in their future career
  • is focused on the practical application of ideas, knowledge and methods specific to the FinTech sector
  • is flexible and has a curriculum which has been co-created with employers and has an emphasis on applied and professional skills

Find out more and apply for the BSc Hons Financial Technology programme.

Applications close on Friday 30 August 2019.