FinTech

Lead from the front with this innovative specialisation – the first of its kind in Australia.

What is FinTech?

Financial technology (FinTech) is a rapidly growing field in finance where technology is used to create, enhance, and sometimes disrupt financial services. Think: peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice, and decentralised finance like Bitcoin.

Why study FinTech? 

In the past few years, financial technology has been a hot topic at industry conferences both in Australia and worldwide. This major will get you in on the ground floor of this rapidly evolving area. When you study FinTech, you’ll learn about these innovative technologies, as you also also learn the foundations of problem-solving for business success – setting you up with a set of skills that you can adapt in diverse roles and industries.

Why study choose UNSW?

At UNSW, we’re proud to be at the forefront of change and innovation, which is why our innovative FinTech major is the first of its kind in Australia. UNSW Business School is a renowned hub for global business education, consistently ranked as one of Australia’s top business schools. Build your expertise and blend strong theory with hands-on experience with work integrated learning and internship opportunities with our industry partners.

Your career opportunities

Given the growing demands of technology and finance, you’ll walk away as a highly employable graduate with the skills necessary to bring financial technology into the modern era.

Career options include:

  • Algorithmic trader 
  • Business development manager 
  • Data specialist 
  • Entrepreneur 
  • Financial analyst 
  • Financial product manager 
  • Financial service app developer 
  • Financial service innovator 
  • Fintech project manager 
  • Fintech strategist 
  • Quantitative analyst 
  • Regulatory technology compliance 
  • Robo advisory 

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What our graduates say

“My studies have taught me the fundamental problem-solving skills and crucial finance skills I use daily, while giving me the confidence to back my own capabilities. This has led to the co-creation of my FinTech start up, Pearler.” 

- Kurt Walkom, Co-Founder, Pearler