Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science

Innovation in FinTech

2 Years  /    Level 9  /    Part-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

This new programme was developed in partnership with key industry partners in International Financial Services. The focus is on developing a skillset that supports T–shaped experts, by producing a transversal set of knowledge and competences, coupled with enhanced tacit knowledge. This focus is on understanding key trends, impacts and the future of the hyper competitive FinTech arena.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
FinTech (Financial Services & Emerging Technologies) Mandatory 10
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Mandatory 10
Design Thinking Mandatory 10
Financial Services Regulations Mandatory 10
PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
Culture, Communication & Influencing Mandatory 10
Action & Enquiry Mandatory 10
Dissertation Elective 30

Professional Recognition

This programme was developed by FinTech Learning Labs (FTLL), a talent development initiative involving three key players in IFS, Pramerica, Optum (UnitedHealth Group), Allstate and LYIT.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other Institutions and universities at home and abroad

Key Information

This programme is part-funded by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet.
Full Course fee – €7,500
Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet grant – €1,375 per annum.
Student Cost after grand-aid – €2,500 per annum.
Part funded fees are only available to eligible candidates working in private or commercial semi-state organisations in Republic of Ireland.
Enquire for funding here

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6211 / +353 (0)74 918 6210

Head of Department Patricia Doherty
Email: Patricia.Doherty@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186202

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Business Studies