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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This one-semester course will introduce students to the new ways financial services are being delivered using advanced technologies and the internet and their transformative power in reshaping business models. The course includes a study of big data and its relevance to business and fintechs in particular. Students will study the innovation process and what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Key learning outcomes are:

  • Knowledge of current and emerging financial technologies.
  • Big data design, management and applications.
  • Entrepreneurship models, opportunities and the innovation process.
  • Awareness of the social and economic impact of new technology development.

DURATION

1 term full-time or 2 terms part-time

International students are required to maintain a full-time study load on campus basis

DELIVERY SITE

South Eveleigh NSW

APPLICATION DATE

Refer to key dates

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification); or
  • Completion of IMC's Postgraduate Preparation Program; or
  • Five years' relevant work experience.

Find out if your overseas qualification is recognised and meets the Entry Requirements.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

IELTS Academic A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0.

CREDIT ARRANGEMENT

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Assessment methods are designed to encourage learning, provide feedback and measure achievement of unit learning outcomes. Forms of assessment vary among units and include research reports, projects, essays, group work, presentations, problem solving and case studies as well as tests, quizzes and examinations. Students may be required to complete assessment tasks alone or in groups to encourage development of generic skills. Assessments generally require a written submission but may include an oral presentation. In capstone units, assessments may include industry engagement and an extensive report.

PATHWAY TO EMPLOYMENT / FURTHER STUDY

This one-semester course is an introductory program in financial technologies and their application in business. It is suitable for students seeking to work in the financial services sector, which is presently being transformed by technology, and for those in the financial services sector seeking further knowledge in financial technologies. The Graduate Certificate can be extended by further study in the Graduate Diploma of Financial Technologies Management, or through progression at the postgraduate level into another business-related course.