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Introduction to Fintech

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
Larisa Yarovaya
Academic year

Module overview

This module introduces a novel area of Finance known as Financial Technology (FinTech). This module will explain what Blockchain is and what its applications in Finance and Business are. You will understand how the financial technologies are changing the landscape for financial institutions, businesses, banks and regulatory bodies. You will learn what the alternative sources of finance available to start the business are, such as crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending. This module aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the challenges and opportunities associated with the rapid expansion of Fintech. This module aims to explain the main types of Fintech and its impact on financial institutions and regulatory bodies. One of the main ambitions of this module is to explain Financial Technology in an easy accessible way using plenty of case studies and examples.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: MANG1026