Professionals that can combine both finance and technology skills are more in-demand than ever. Respond to the technological revolution in the financial services industry with this short qualification.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Fully online
Award
Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology
Commencing
Hexamester 1, Hexamester 2, Hexamester 3, Hexamester 4, Hexamester 5, Hexamester 6
Duration (Full Time)
0.5 - 0.5 Year(s)

Financial Technology (FinTech) is a rapidly growing field in the financial services industry, not only in Australia but globally. As a result, there has been an explosion in demand for individuals that can combine both finance and technology skills.

This program has been co-developed with financial services industry experts and will draw on thought leadership and advanced practice to equip graduates with the necessary skills to be able to respond to the technological revolution that the financial services industry has been experiencing.  

Program Code
7434
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
24

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You will need a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with WAM of 65 as determined by the UNSW entry calculator. For recognition of prior learning or advanced standing, up to two courses (12 Units of Credit) may be awarded based on previous studies.

English language requirements​

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

You will need a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with WAM of 65 as determined by the UNSW entry calculator. For recognition of prior learning or advanced standing, up to two courses (12 Units of Credit) may be awarded based on previous studies.

English language requirements​


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology provides professionals with the skills to respond to the financial services industry's recent and ongoing technological disruption. The program covers the major changes that have recently occurred within in the industry, the main types of business models adopted, the skill-set required to cope with profound transformations, and the future career opportunities that can open in this industry. Visit the Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology Handbook for detailed information.

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

*If you are an international student studying an Australian qualification, go to the Universities Admission Centre (UAC) for application and UAC key dates. Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you need to make special arrangements. Read more.

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2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$17, 640
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$17, 640

Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

2021 Indicative First Year Fee
$24, 120
2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$24, 120

Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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