Master of Financial Technology atGriffith University , Gold CoastGriffith Business School

Course Commencement Date 2 Mar , 2023 View all dates

Duration

1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1971

Highlights

  • The Master of Financial Technology offers a qualification that provides advanced studies in modern technology with knowledge of the global financial market
  • The finance industry is becoming more information and data-driven. Businesses have greatly benefited from using advanced data analytics to improve their financial position
  • The program is designed for students, either with or without a background in IT or Finance, to enter a rapidly growing FinTech industry, which includes big data analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, programming, and cybersecurity, while at the same time understanding how financial markets function
  • Students will be learning advanced Excel skills combined with the Python programming language, R Studio, and Tableau to evaluate a large amount of financial data and assess different investment decisions across various market conditions
  • This program provides a unique opportunity to combine these skills in a unified degree, and graduates will comprehend specialized knowledge in the financial services organization and the application of emerging technologies in the finance industry

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #290

      - QS 2022

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #201

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,90,995
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,25,161
TransportationINR 90,028
TotalINR 6,15,189

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 57.71

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 12ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

CGPA - 4/7

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Financial Technology, a student must:

  • Hold any Bachelor degree (or higher) from a recognized University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) OR
  • Hold a Bachelor degree in Finance and/or Information Technology (or equivalent) from a recognized University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) - students will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing OR
  • Hold any Bachelor degree from a recognized University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 AND have successfully passed the Level I examination for the Chartered Financial Analyst Program administered by the CFA Institute - students will receive 40 credit points of advanced standing

TOEFL

Marks - 79/120

  • no sub-score less than 19

PTE

Marks - 58/90

  • With no score less than 50

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no sub-score of less than 6.0

English Proficiency Waiver
  • Applicants whose previous study was completed in English, are exempted from taking the English language test
Other eligibility criteria

 

 

Conditional Offer

Yes

University provides Conditional offer

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • A certified copy of academic results (translated into English if applicable)
  • A certified copy of English test results 
  • If the applicant is applying for a music or visual arts degree, he/she may need to submit a portfolio of work, or audition (see the individual program for details)
  • A portfolio and/or study diary covering a minimum of six months (if applicable specifically for Master of architecture)

Step 2: Start your online application

Important Dates

Jul , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Mar , 2023

Course Commencement Date 2

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Scholarships
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Griffith International Student Academic Excellence
Rs. 5,91,159
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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