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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 fintech 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.


1 term full-time or 2 terms part-time.

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


On campus (Eveleigh NSW 2015). 100% Online during COVID-19 pandemic restrictions period.


Refer to key dates


  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification); or
  • Completion of IMC's Postgraduate Preparation Program; or
  • Completion of a three-year post-secondary qualification, with an average pass mark of 70%, in a relevant discipline; or
  • Three years' relevant work experience. 

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


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


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 forRecognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.


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.


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 Master of Business Administration (FinTech Management).



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