This introductory programme has been developed to help learners begin to develop the skills and attributes employers in the financial services industry require from FinTech graduates. The focus has been refined to develop learning outcomes that focus on the skills gap identified by prospective employers in the evolving financial services industry, it is why everyone should do an evening diploma as it gives you more opportunity.
September 2020 Online Option
For September 2020 intake only, students have the option of taking the entire diploma programme online. We will be teaching on a hybrid basis but on-campus time will be limited due to social distancing requirements that need to be adhered to.
Programme Aims and Objectives
Provide learners with the ability to critically assess the ongoing implementation of FinTech in the financial services industry, through exploring how FinTech can be used to find solutions to complex real-world problems. The programme will specifically focus upon the digitisation of financial services, and the evolution of innovative technologies.
Introduce learners to the core financial decision-making concepts.
Provide learners with an understanding of the inter-related nature of financials markets and services in a Fintech context.
Allow learners to develop a holistic overview of the diverse Irish (EU) Fintech ecosystem.
Expose learners to the accelerating digitisation of financial services.
Introduce learner to the core concepts and enterprise application of Blockchain technologies.
Develop the learners' awareness of the broadening intersection of financial services and technology.
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To successfully complete the programme the learners will be assessed through a mixture of formative, summative assessments.
The overall grade will be weighted as follows:
Scenario-based assignment (group) = 50%
Final examination = 50%
Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).