Let’s face it, it was only a matter of time before a UK university recognised the importance of FinTech.
Edinburgh Napier has launched a new dedicated Masters degree in financial technology – and about time too.
The course will help students develop a deep understanding of how international financial markets, banking and money transfer systems are affected by innovations in FinTech.
It aims to equip students with practical experience but also give them a deeper understanding of financial management, data wrangling, transnational financial crime, banking and cyber security.
David Potter, FinTech programme leader at the university, says the global “phenomenon” of FinTech is key to the successful future of all organisations.
I, for one, think it’s a great move and I wouldn’t be surprised if other universities across the country follow suit.