National College of Ireland


Course Name Fintech
Course Provider National College of Ireland
Course Code 98956 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2018
Duration Part-time Schedule

Indicative Schedule Monday, Wednesday & Friday 18.00 – 22.00

Duration This course is 3 semesters delivered over 1 calender year
Course Fee Fees
€4,500 (Fees revised annually)
Entry Requirements

Expand+A level 8 degree or its equivalent in a non-cognate discipline. Non-standard applications will be also considered on an individual basis.The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme - meaning applicants who do not m...

Comment Location: IFSC Campus
Course Content

Expand+Finance, stereotypically is seen as a highly regulated industry dominated by banks that resist disruption and change. However, finance is now riding an entrepreneurial wave due to an influx of highly available and powerful computing resources and ele...

Subjects Taught Course Content for students taking the one year programme

• e-Finance and Services
• Business Data Analysis
• Data Governance and Cybersecurity
• e-Contacts and Payment
• Financial Data Analysis
• An Introduction to digital forensic and Auditing
• Project
Assessment Method The course will be assessed with a blend of continuous assessments and/or project work and exams. This varies between modules but typically assessment is 40%-60% continuous assessment and 40%-60% exam. Please note that in some instances exams may take place in the daytime and at weekends.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
The fintech area is an area of rapid growth and significant job opportunity and this programme will give you the skills and a recognised qualification to avail of these opportunities. This course has been designed in consultation w...

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