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Master's Programme on Fintech

Contact

master.eitdigital@fi.upm.es

alejandro.rg@upm.es

 


Programme in short

Admission requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree
(or equivalent) of at least 180 ECTS

Duration:

120 ECTS (two years)

Programme start:

Language of instruction:
English

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) offers the Master in Digital Innovation: Fintech, one of the international technical programmes within the Master in ICT Innovation organized by the EIT Digital Master School in collaboration with 6 top European Technical universities.

EIT Digital Master School

EIT Digital Master School is an exclusive collaboration between the best technical universities in Europe, supported by top research institutes and leading business organisations. EIT Digital Master School offers a two-year education in which students choose two universities in two different European countries, building a curriculum of their choice based on their skills and interests. The Master School offers double degrees which combine technical competence with skills in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Each technical programme includes a common technical competence base, which constitutes the curriculum for the first study year, and a specialisation that is the starting point for the thesis work during the second year. In addition, a Minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship provides students with valuable knowledge on how to drive their innovations to the market. A basic course in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, two-week Summer Schools, and the Business Development Labs course are the vital parts of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship module.

 

MA Fintech (FT)

The Fintech Master Programme offers a unique opportunity to introduce in the world of the technologies applied to finance, insurance and property. In a digital world where everything is handled by technologies that advance very fast it is extremely important to have skills that allows to compete and to fully participate in a world leaded by the most relevant technologies. The Fintech Master Programme aims to provide specific skills that allows to create the new cutting-edge professionals that will deal with fintech, proptech and insurtech technologies.

More specifically, in the EIT Digital Fintech master programme the students will be able to acquire competences to the latest and more relevant technologies used in the sector. With a quite-oriented technological programme, this master aims to allow you to gather exciting skills that will allow you to focus your career on this topic. 

You will be awarded with a double degree, one by the first university (entry point) and the second degree from the second university (exit point), as well as an additional supplement certificate by the EIT Digital, which will mark the specific knowledge results in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Specialization in Fintech, at UPM

UPM has a leading role in Software development and data analysis, with research groups that are internationally recognized in the fields of Data Mining, Data Engineering, Software modelling and design and Computer Science degree has been awarded during several years as the best Computers Science degree in Spain according to the ranking classification by “El Mundo”.

UPM programme has been designed to provide to the students a depth knowledge about software development that will help in the design and execution of fintech-related projects with a solid software development background. Moreover, the programme has been designed also to provide insights about the use of analytics and programming data-handling-based techniques to allow our future students to cope with the management of different types of data.

Finally, UPM programme as an entry point has designed its course including a specific subject on "Seminars on Systems for Finance" that will count with the collaboration of some of the most relevant financial-related companies to show the students some of the more updated and real technologies that are used in the financial context, including Bankia and Bolsas y Mercados Españoles among others.

Career Prospects

The Master’s education will provide you with a strong technical entrepreneur education. You will have the option to work closely with some of the top multinational companies in partnership with the EIT Digital, they will give you training in real projects, as well as mentoring to start your own business, valuable practical experience, and help you to develop your entrepreneurship skills.

Graduates from the Fintech master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local organizations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are:

2020-21 Academic Year