Computing for the Financial Services (MSc) 12 months Postgraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Computer Science and Information SystemsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc Computing for the Financial Services provides an intensive course specifically tailored for computer science graduates or graduates of related subjects with a substantial amount of programming who are interested in pursuing a career in financial services. As well as gaining a broad knowledge of the subject, you acquire practical skills and have the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply. The MSc provides the foundation for a career in IT within the financial services industry, and for those already working in IT, it provides an opportunity to broaden their knowledge and update their skills specifically for finance while obtaining a formal qualification. The programme offers a single software development pathway in Java. For more experienced students there is the opportunity to carry out project work in other languages. Graduates go on to careers in the financial services and IT sectors. Possible professions include information systems manager, IT consultant, or systems analyst. This degree can also be useful in becoming a technical author or IT trainer.

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

The MSc Computing for the Financial Services provides an intensive course specifically tailored for computer science graduates or graduates of related subjects with a substantial amount of programming who are interested in pursuing a career in financial services. As well as gaining a broad knowledge of the subject, you acquire practical skills and have the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply. The MSc provides the foundation for a career in IT within the financial services industry, and for those already working in IT, it provides an opportunity to broaden their knowledge and update their skills specifically for finance while obtaining a formal qualification. The programme offers a single software development pathway in Java. For more experienced students there is the opportunity to carry out project work in other languages. Graduates go on to careers in the financial services and IT sectors. Possible professions include information systems manager, IT consultant, or systems analyst. This degree can also be useful in becoming a technical author or IT trainer.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
2+
Jan-2000

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