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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The course is designed to expose students to the new ways financial services are being delivered using advanced technologies, big data and the internet and their transformative power in reshaping business models. The course includes the study of how data is collected and used in fintech development and applications and a workshop-type unit for budding entrepreneurs and innovators. The course is practice-oriented with an alignment to the entrepreneurial, innovative and creative forces that are disrupting traditional business models that exist in developed countries and are now pushing developing countries into a richer future.
The key learning outcome of this course are:

  • Deep contemporary knowledge of current and emerging financial technologies.
  • Strategic application of financial technologies to solve business problems.
  • Big data design, management and applications.
  • Advanced analytic tools to derive knowledge from data banks.
  • Translate financial technologies into innovative business models and applications.
  • Understand the social, ethical, regulatory and economic impacts of financial technologies.

DURATION

1 years full-time or 2 years part-time

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

DELIVERY SITE

On campus South Eveleigh NSW

APPLICATION DATE

Refer to key dates

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification),
  • Completion of a Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology Management, or
  • Completion of IMC's Postgraduate Preparation Program
  • Five years' relevant work experience.

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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

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 LEARNING

This is a one-year course designed to provide a comprehensive learning program for both international and domestic students seeking to work in the financial services sector, which is presently being transformed by technology, for those in the financial services sector seeking further knowledge in financial technologies and for young entrepreneurs planning innovations and start-ups after course completion.

The course can lead to a career as an entrepreneur, blockchain developer, financial analyst, apps developer, product manager, quantitative analyst, data specialist and business development manager.