Financial Technologies

Discover more about growing disruptive technologies

From inexpensive international money transfers to crowdfunding, disruption in finance is the new normal. Armed with an entrepreneurial mindset and technical knowledge gained with a postgraduate study degree, you could instigate the next FinTech innovation.

Examine blockchain, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and the impact of emerging technologies on financial services. Learn to critically evaluate big data using state-of-the-art analytics tools to implement business strategies. Develop the skills to effectively take a digitally-led approach to managing a financial services institution.

This is a pathway to a Master of Financial Technologies
Graduate Certificate of Financial Technologies

Location

Hawthorn campus

Duration

1 year part-time

Delivery

Intensive mode
Intensive mode units are delivered after work hours or on Fridays and Saturdays in six week teaching periods.

Intakes

4 March 2019
5 August 2019

Fees

$15,960*
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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2019 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2019 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Disruption in finance is the new normal. Master it.
Master of Financial Technologies

Location

Hawthorn campus

Duration

3 years part-time

Delivery

Intensive mode
Intensive mode units are delivered after work hours or on Fridays and Saturdays in six week teaching periods.

Intakes

4 March 2019
5 August 2019

Fees

$31,920*
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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2019 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2019 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Extend your knowledge with additional electives or choose the research option in preparation for a PhD.
Master of Financial Technologies (Advanced)

Location

Hawthorn campus

Duration

4 years part-time

Delivery

Intensive mode
Intensive mode units are delivered after work hours or on Fridays and Saturdays in six week teaching periods.

Intakes

4 March 2019
5 August 2019

Fees

$31,920*
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* Fees are annual full-time estimates for students commencing in 2019 only: Tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2019 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Master of Financial Technologies

Swinburne industry partner, Bendigo Bank talk about the usefulness of Swinburne’s Master of Financial Technologies.

Who you are

You currently work in financial services, technology, FinTech or a related area and you’re keen to move beyond the curve. You may have your sights set on a management role and are looking for a postgraduate course to give you an edge. Or perhaps you’re looking to move into the FinTech industry and accelerate your career swiftly.

Where it can take you

At the end of a master degree, you’ll be ready for manager roles in operations, consulting, and data analytics across banks, credit unions or building societies, insurance companies, superannuation funds and the broader financial services sector.

The number of FinTech start-ups in Australia has increased from less than 100 in 2014 to approximately 650+ companies today. Investment in the Australian FinTech sector rose from $US53 million in 2012 to over $U675m in 2016.

KPMG Australian Fintech Landscape report, 2018

How you’ll study

Busy people enter our courses, which is why we design them to minimise the impact on your professional and personal life. Our FinTech units are delivered in intensive mode, which means classes are taught in fully-catered day and half day blocks on Fridays, Saturdays and after hours. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend some units at our industry partners’ premises.

Industry partner