Finance & Technology - FinTech - Conversion Course - Letterkenny Campus

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Finance & Technology - FinTech - Conversion Course - Letterkenny Campus
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 103148 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters H.Dip
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time. Online course.
Course Fee EU Fees: €3,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements

- Level 8 Honours Degree in Business/Finance/Economics/Mathematics or Computing or in a related discipline with at least 30 credits in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Computing, minimum second class honours (2.2).

- If you don’t have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Number of Places 18
Course Summary Our Higher Diploma in Business in Finance & Technology is a conversion course into the Financial Services Industry - a one year, full-time and two year, part-time course designed to equip you with the core knowledge, skills and competencies to pursue a successful career as a FinTech professional in the financial services industry.
Course Content

Expand+At the heart of the programme is a focus on ensuring you can develop a more hybrid skillset. It’s with this in mind that the course was designed in collaboration with financial services professionals to ensure the modules prepare you appropriately....

Subjects Taught Year One


The FinTech Industry Mandatory 10 5
The Capital Markets Mandatory 10 5
Financial Systems Analysis Mandatory 10 5

Software Engineering for FinTech Mandatory 10 5
Blockchain Technology Innovation and Application Mandatory 5 3
Financial Services Regulation Mandatory 10 5
Work Based Learning Elective 5 0
Applied Project Elective 5 0
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Masters and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Banking & Capital Markets

Further Enquiries Further Information
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6206 / +353 (0)74 918 6613
Head of Department Patricia Doherty
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6202
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