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Master of Science in Fintech

EIT Digital Master School
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Budapest
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Milan
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Nice
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Rennes
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Program description

Master of Science in Fintech

Digital technology and finance have been inextricably linked for decades, but we are entering a new era. Technologies like machine learning, data analytics, biometrics or blockchain are creating new possibilities to address credit and risk management, identity management, information security, secure payments or portfolio management. The full impact on the banking and insurance sectors is yet to be seen, but the impact on every aspect of our lives can still be only imagined. Imaginem for example: what will be the impact on businesses when customers can pay anytime, anywhere, using only biometric information?

The new Fintech programs at the EIT Digital Master School is designed to provide graduates with a holistic skill set, a cross-functional perspective and an entrepreneurial mindset that will enable them to lead organisations in this new paradigm. They will not only be able to imagine these new technology applications, but to develop them and bring them to market.

Admission requirements

If you wish to apply to this program you must have a Bachelor of Science in, or be in your final year of studies of:

  • Computer Science
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Electrical Engineering / Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Business Informatics
  • Business administration and Finance (with a strong component on computer science)

Reasonable knowledge of the fundamentals of computing and information sciences and technologies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1 (Common courses)

Courses include:

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship Basics
  • Principles of Artificial Intelligence 
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Data Science 
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Business Development Laboratory I
  • Information Security Management
  • Business Development Laboratory II 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Service Science 
  • Management skills for tech entrepreneurs 
  • Deep Learning
  • An algorithmic approach to Distributed systems 
  • Data Mining 
  • Multi tiers applications
  • Software security 
  • Smart Cards and Trusted infrastructures 
  • Models and computation for risk coverage
  • From BD to Big Data (MOOC)
  • Advanced networks and middleware 
  • Parallel and distributed programming 
  • Data Valorization or AI (ML and Optimization)
  • Software Engineering
  • Strategy and Marketing 
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Agile Software Development: Agile Practices and Agile Usability
  • Entrepreneurship and business modelling  
  • Launching of ICT product/services to the market
  • Blockchain and distributed systems and services         
  • Rigorous Software Development

Year 2 (Specializations)

  • Specialization courses
  • Company internship
  • Master thesis

Specializations include:

  • Systems Engineering for Financial Technologies
  • Distributed Fintech systems
  • Fintech for Financial and Insurance Business
  • Fintech for Social Impact

Tuition fees

EU/EEA students:

  • Per semester: 750 EUR 
  • Per year: 1,500 EUR 

International/Non-EU students:

  • Per semester: 6,000 EUR 
  • Per year: 12,000 EUR 

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships have a duration of two years, are merit-based, and are offered to the top applicants in each programs and each entry point.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Credits: 120 ECTS

Upon completion, graduates receive degrees from the two universities and a certificate awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

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About this institute

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EIT Digital Master School

EIT Digital Master School is a collaboration between the best technical universities in Europe, top European research institutes and leading business organisations. We aim to forge entrepreneurial talents in digital innovation through outstanding education. By joining the Master School, you...


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EIT Digital Master School

Rue Guimard 7
1040 Brussels
Belgium

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https://masterschool.eitdigital.eu


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