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why imperial fintech

The world changes. It always does. Nothing stands still. At Imperial, we recognise we live in challenging times, facing pressures of rapid technological innovation, increasing globalisation, dwindling natural resources and the need to generate economic growth which delivers greater well-being for society. At Imperial College Business School, we tackle the challenges business faces through analytical, sharp analysis and thought-leadership. It is our DNA.

How do we rank?

We want to unlock your potential. So it’s good to know our own high standards are also internationally recognised with Imperial College London ranked #3 in Europe by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

At the heart of the university, Imperial College Business School has established a first class reputation in finance.

Give your career a stand out start.

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Your key advantages:

Compete with the best. Gain the level of in-demand quantitative and analytical skills needed to excel in the fintech and financial sectors, including coding and programming. Our new MSc is your next step to embark on a successful, exciting career.

Your career advantage.

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Play an integral part in the global fintech revolution. We provide the expertise through our Centre for Global Finance and Technology. Immersive learning helps you analyse disruptive innovations, programme live financial models and evaluate investment decisions. Our globally respected Department of Finance leads the way, cutting-edge research and links with the largest global fintech networks keep you one step ahead.

Opportunity awaits.

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Shape your own MSc programme to match your ambition. A wide choice of electives offer multiple opportunities to specialise, from Fintech Innovation to Crypto Currencies. The scope for learning is as unique as each individual.

Your scope for learning spans worldwide, our Introduction to Quantitative Investing elective is your chance to hone analytical techniques and apply them to algorithmic trading in cities like New York. Giving you global perspective.

Hone your electives to your industry goals.

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Find solutions to live business challenges through inspiring lectures delivered by industry experts. Extend your knowledge into practical skills, learn advanced programming or put theory into practice with an Applied Project. Why not embed a Work Placement into your summer term?

You’re career ready with a wide range of industry experience, practical applications and wealth of knowledge gained from finance sector insiders.

This is real-world learning. 

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The Imperial advantage

Designed for the real world

Our teaching equips you for the real world. Every programme is both practical and relevant. Latest market trends are brought to life, analysed and debated. Hear first-hand about the current issues facing corporations from industry experts and insiders, our expert faculty and guest lecturers.

Gain inspired industry insights.

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Leaders in data analytics

We are recognised as a world leader in the study and analysis of data. Imperial Business Analytics is a dedicated research centre which delivers the Data Spark programme. It’s your gateway to live projects on a student placement programme which uncover market relevant insights into business data.

What next? Bitcoin boom or bust? We track global transactions patterns in real time, under analysis are also the demographics of rising sharing economies including Uber and Airbnb. A myriad of thought-provoking business issues are mapped out in The Data Observatory, housed in our Data Science Institute. It provides a vital overview for academics and industry insiders alike to visualise data in the largest facility of its kind in Europe.

Welcome to a wider view of data.

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Your business hub: London

A true cultural powerhouse, London is one of the world’s most iconic cities. With a global reputation for business and creativity. It’s the perfect place to build lifelong professional and personal networks.

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