What will I learn?

Financial Technology (FinTech) refers to a cluster of emerging innovations that have the potential to revolutionize the nature of the finance industry, enhancing the productivity of financial firms by employing data science and cyber technologies.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) offers a Master of Science in FinTech (MSc in FinTech) hosted by the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The curriculum is built upon data science, artificial intelligence, and information technology to provide students with the FinTech skills necessary for navigating the changing landscape of the finance industry. Strong emphasis is placed on the in-depth mastery of disruptive technologies in finance, including financial automation (e.g. robo-advisors) and financial cryptography (e.g. block chain technology).

Programme & Curriculum Structure

The MSc in FinTech Programme is an intensive 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time programme by coursework taught in 3 trimesters per year. The curriculum consists of two tracks: Artificial Intelligence and Operations and Compliance. Upon completion of study, students will be conferred the degree of MSc in FinTech.

The programme consists a total of 33 Academic Units (AUs), with 21 AUs of compulsory modules, 6 AUs from the chosen track's electives, and 6 AUs from other electives:

  • Compulsory courses 21 AUs
  • Prescribed Electives 6 AUs
  • Unrestricted Electives 6 AUs
  • Total graduation requirements 33 AUs

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG$55,000.00 (30,03,823) per year
Amounts quoted are exclusive of GST and subject to change
Start date

Expected November 2021

Venue

College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,

SBS-01s-45,

637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

A good Bachelor's Degree in a relevant programme, e.g. quantitative majors, business, etc.

A good TOEFL score (iBT = 92 or more, PBT = 580 or more, CBT = 235 or more) or IELTS score (6.5 or more) for graduates of universities in which English is not the medium of instruction.

A good GRE or GMAT score is preferred (Graduates from autonomous universities in Singapore are exempted).

A minimum of two years of relevant working experience is preferred.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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