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TTEC601 Financial Technology and the Digital Economy
 Campus:  Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, NSW 2015
 Units of Credit:  6
 Prerequisite or Corequisite:

There is no required prerequisite for this unit.

 EFTSL*:  0.125
 Indicative Contact Hours per Week:  3
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 Unit Overview:

This unit is an overview of the financial technologies presently innovating the way money is managed by institutions and consumers. Students will investigate the disruptive effect financial technologies is having on traditional practices in advanced economies, and the impact financial technologies are having on mobile financial services in developing economies through access to low-cost smartphones. The topics introduce and review the latest developments in financial technologies, including blockchains, bitcoins, big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and mobile banking. Advanced and specialist study in these areas is available in later units in this course.

 *EFTSL = Equivalent full-time study load