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FinTech - Financial Innovation Microcredential


3 months
1604 USD/full
1604 USD/full
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Study this FinTech - Financial Innovation Microcredential offered by FutureLearn at Dublin City University and investigate the changes brought about by FinTech innovation and harness evolving opportunities in the future of FinTech.


Explore up-to-date technological innovation in the financial services industry

The intertwining of finance and technology is changing how financial organisations conduct their business and compete in the marketplace.

Companies need forward-thinking employees who understand the new financial market dynamics and competitive pressures.

On this FinTech - Financial Innovation Microcredential  at Dublin City University by FutureLearn, you’ll explore key elements of the FinTech landscape, as well as the main technologies and applications behind the FinTech revolution.

You’ll understand how technological innovation has benefited the finance industry and develop arguments and ideas for how FinTech developments can greatly improve the customer journey.

You’ll gain the skills you need to apply for a role in FinTech, or become a cutting-edge investment or financial manager.

What skills will you learn?

  • Professional development
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • FinTech
  • Financial services
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • InsurTech
  • Insurance
  • Big data
  • Financial modelling

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to FinTech - Financial Innovation
  • Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer Lending
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Banking and Payments

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.


  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To qualify for direct entry into this microcredential, you should fulfil one or more of the following criteria:

  • Have several years of experience in financial services or a related sector
  • Have completed relevant, accredited CPD learning
  • Hold a Level 8 (undergraduate) Honours Degree (2:1) or higher in business, finance, or a related discipline

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1604 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1604 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    1604 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1604 USD for the full programme during 3 months.


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