FIN-40051 - FinTech (Financial Technology) and Mobile Banking
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






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Description for 2024/25

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the current FinTech revolution that is taking place in the financial services sector its impact on modern banking. After completing this module students will understand the key role played by the world wide web in changing the banking environment and how new technology is opening opportunities that have an overall positive impact on society. Students on this module will also consider new forms of currencies such as Bitcoins.

Intended Learning Outcomes

demonstrate a systematic of the importance of FinTech to the modern economy and its development based on information technology: 1
critically assess the ways in which digital banking can be used to solve problems in order to enhance economic performance: 1
critically assess the dual impact of the wider economic development and digitisation on modern banking: 1
synthesise existing literature and market reports to gain insights into the new type of banks that emerge in the digital landscape and the challenges that these banks will face: 1
demonstrate critical awareness of and ability to manage the ethical dilemmas in banking in the digital age: 1
compare and contrast new forms of lending with traditional forms of lending to meet customer requirements in the digital age: 1

Study hours

20 hours interactive sessions
130 hours independent studies

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