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Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Pioneer

Admissions Open

FinTech

The Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, is inviting applications for MSc Financial Technology course starting in September 2019. The course is 12 months full-time, with two semesters of classes followed by  projects during the summer.

Financial Technology (FinTech) is the future. It combines the theory and knowledge behind  capital markets with the technology  that makes financial transactions more efficient. The course teaches the big data techniques, computer programing and analytics that banks and insurance companies prize. 

The MSc FinTech is jointly provided by the top ranked departments of Accounting, Finance and Management Science. 

Students will gain a comprehensive skill set using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and engagement with FinTech start-ups.

Eligibility: An honours degree, or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias. The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5)

Fee: The fee for overseas students is £21150 for 2019/20. For more information email at sbs.admissions@strath.ac.uk and log on to  https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/financialtechnology/

BTECH

The NIIT University (NU), a not-for-profit, announces early admissions for its BTech programmes in Computer Science Engineering; Electronics and Communication Engineering and Biotechnology along with four-year Integrated MBA and five-year Integrated MTech programmes.

Integrated MBA programme offers specialisation in Marketing & Marketing Analytics, Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Finance, Banking & Fintech, Business Analytics, Communication & Media Studies, and Digital & Social Media Marketing.

Students applying for early admissions will get a provisional admission to the programme of their choice, even before their Class XII exam. They will also get an opportunity to experience campus life at NU before joining the university through Camp Future – a unique two-day programme at NIIT University for Class XII Students to experience the university life.

Selection process: Admissions are processed through a unique Admission Interaction Process (AIP). AIP consists of three parts— questionnaire, a test based on Class XII subjects and Personal Counselling Interaction (PCI). The PCI between the applicants and their parents/ guardians with designated officials from NU is an important prerequisite. AIP can be scheduled as per the student’s preferred time, online or at any nearest AIP location.

Scholarship: To encourage and support meritorious candidates, NU has implemented very distinctive merit scholarship programme — NU Scholar Search Programme. Merit scholarships are available on first-come-first-served basis.

Deadline: The last date to apply for round one of early admissions is December 22, 2018. Students can apply online at www.niituniversity.in.

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