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ABOUT THIS COURSE
STUDY JOURNEY

What will I learn?

OVERVIEW

With the rapid advancement of computing technology, there is an increasing demand in the dynamic and challenging environment of financial services for a variety of technological talent to deliver business solutions on a global scale.

The MSc Financial Computing programme addresses market demand and will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of computational techniques and equip you with financial knowledge to deliver effective business solutions.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is equipped with specialist lab facilities for operating systems, networking, mobile computing and multimedia technology that will support your learning and research.

Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

By studying MSc Financial Computing, you will gain:

  • theoretical and practical knowledge of key areas of finance and computing in both industry and research
  • knowledge of the latest technology and applications for the finance industry, such as big data and business analytics
  • practical skills in research, analysis, realisation and evaluation of technical or research documents in financial computing.

CAREERS

MSc Financial Computing graduates can find employment as software engineers, database specialists, infrastructure managers, financial analysts, financial consultants, business analysts, system analysts, investment analysts, e-finance architects, credit managers, portfolio managers, business intelligence executives, wealth services officers, and risk management auditors amongst others.

Which department am I in?

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
RMB 90,000 for the entire course
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

111 Ren Ai Road, Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District,

Suzhou Industrial Park,

SUZHOU,

Jiangsu,

215123, China

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements vary depending on the degree programme you choose, with different undergraduate backgrounds. The minimum entry requirements for all masters programmes is a UK upper second class hours (2:1) or equivalent. English language requirements: If you have not studied at degree level in English, you will need to provide evidence of your level of English proficiency. If English is not your first language, but you are following a full-time degree programme delivered wholly in English, you will normally be exempt from the English language requirements. Individual cases will be considered on their own merit. You may be required to attend an interview or take a test to further demonstrate your English proficiency.

For international students

Students must have undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field such as civil engineering or a related programme or any other equivalent academic qualifications.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your native language or if you have not studied in English at degree level, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. You should normally possess one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections)
  • TOEFL iBT: 80

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

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