MSc Financial Technology

(General, Financial institutions, Entrepreneurship)

Part time

2 years, once a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Full time

1 year, twice a week

(4:00 PM- 9:00 PM)

Application deadlines

Open to apply 

Award

MSc degree from MU

Program Intro:

Embark on a transformative journey with our MSc in Financial Technology, offering three distinct pathways: General, Financial Institutions, and Entrepreneurship. Additionally, we offer a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Technology. This innovative program delves into the disruptions reshaping the financial landscape, emphasizing the crucial role of technology in fostering sustainability and inclusive growth. From blockchain to artificial intelligence, explore cutting-edge advancements that are revolutionizing financial systems worldwide.

Why Choose Us?

At our institution, we’re dedicated to equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the dynamic field of FinTech. Here’s why you should choose our program:

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our curriculum is meticulously designed to address the evolving needs of the industry, covering topics such as blockchain, machine learning, cybersecurity, and more.
  • Industry-Relevant Insights: Gain insights from industry experts and thought leaders, ensuring that you stay ahead of the curve and are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities in the FinTech sector.
  • Emphasis on Sustainability: We prioritize sustainability in finance, empowering you to explore how technology can drive positive environmental and social impacts while enhancing financial efficiency and accessibility.

 

  • Entrepreneurial Focus: Foster your creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, enabling you to generate innovative ideas and business models that address real-world challenges.

 

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of our program, you will:

  1. Develop a profound understanding of the latest advancements in financial systems and risk management strategies on local, regional, and global scales.
  2. Explore diverse topics such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, ethics, regulation, and compliance within the FinTech domain, equipping you with a comprehensive skill set to navigate complex industry landscapes.
  3. Cultivate creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills, empowering you to generate new ideas and business models that transcend disciplinary boundaries.
  4. Experience self-directed learning, tailored to your individual learning goals and preferences, fostering autonomy and personal growth.
  5. Prioritize economic, social, and environmental sustainability, integrating these considerations into your decision-making processes at both local and global levels, thus contributing to a more sustainable and inclusive financial ecosystem.

 

Admissions Requirements

Applicants holding a BSc degree, either:

*Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Omani institution, OR
*Minimum of a second-class UK honours degree or its equivalent. OR
*A degree below good or second-class Honours can be considered with minimum of 2 years relevant work experience

*Students form the following background may be accepted in the program: “finance, financial technology, technology, IT, insurance, accounting, business, management, logistics, supply chain, entrepreneurship, banking, auditing, innovation, marketing, and any related fields in any relevant administrative and financial

Applicants holding an Advanced Diploma degree:

*A 2-year Diploma holder can be considered with minimum of 6 years relevant work experience, 3 training certificates and a no objection letter from the company. Subject to approval from Ministry of Higher Education Research and Innovation.

English language requirement:

IELTS: Academic test – minimum overall score of 6.0
TOEFL: Internet-based test – minimum score of 78.

    Modules

    Students will take 8 modules (120 credits) and submit a thesis (60 credits).

    Fees