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Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology Management

CRICOS Course Code: 0100488
Program Overview 

 Note: This course is expected to be offered in Semester 1 2020 

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 One semester full-time or longer part-time
Delivery Site On campus (Eveleigh NSW 2015)
Application date Refer to key dates.
Refer to fees.
Entry Requirements
  • An Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification, including an overseas qualification); or
  • Completion of TOP's Postgraduate Preparation Program; or
  • Five years' relevant work experience.
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 TOP's RPL Policy. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.

Course Structure

Core Units

TFIN604 Financial Markets and Institutions
TTEC601 Introduction to Financial Technologies

Elective Units - select two from:

TTEC602 Big Data for Business
TMGT604 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
TBUS610 Electronic Commerce Strategies
TTEC604 Financial Technologies in Banking

 Career Options 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.
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