Innovation in FinTech - Letterkenny Campus

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Innovation in FinTech - Letterkenny Campus
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 110085 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
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Duration 2 years part-time.
Course Fee This programme is part-funded by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet.
ICT Skillnet Funding €3,760
Student Fees €3,990 (€1,995 per annum)
Fees without funding €7,750
Part funded fees are only available to eligible candidates working in private or commercial semi-state organisations in Republic of Ireland.
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Entry Requirements Minimum entry requirements:
Minimum entry requirements: Applicant must be currently employed in the FinTech sector and hold a Level 8 degree in a FinTech related area, or an equivalent qualification. We recognize that life and work experience counts, applicants may also be eligible to apply on the grounds of Recognition of Prior Learning (PRL) if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent to a Level 8 award.
Number of Places 18
Course Summary 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.
Course Content

Expand+This work based learning programme is different to traditional higher education models. The aim is to develop highly specialised working knowledge, which is contextualised and specific to an industry sector. This is all about learning in context, lea...

Subjects Taught Year One


FinTech (Financial Services & Emerging Technologies) Mandatory 10
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Mandatory 10
Design Thinking Mandatory 10
Financial Services Regulations Mandatory 10

Year Two

Culture, Communication & Influencing Mandatory 10
Action & Enquiry Mandatory 10
Dissertation Elective 30
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other Institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Banking & Capital Markets
Investment Management
Real Estate

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
Product Innovation
Project Management
Risk / Compliance
Financial Services / Fintech
Financial Analyst
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 9186202
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