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MBA FinTech and Data Analytics MBA

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Master the latest advances in financial technology and prepare for an exciting career in a fast-moving area, with our Fintech and Data Analysis MBA in Chelmsford.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

You’re future-oriented and passionate about the possibilities generated by blockchain technology and digital currencies. Our Master of Business Administration course will prepare you to make your mark in a field that’s continually and rapidly innovating, developing and disrupting.

You want to learn the high-level skills required to create data-informed trading strategies, financial models and business forecasts, but you’re also ambitious and want to present a full package to employers. Alongside technical know-how, we’ll teach you how to use outputs to formulate marketing and performance strategies, and help you develop as a leader.

There’s the option to study with us for two years, and gain valuable experience in Year 2, with a choice of professional experience modules.

Course options

Course options

Full-time course duration: 12 months (September starts), 16 months (January starts).

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Course features

Study for a FinTech and Data Analysis MBA at ARU and:

  • get hands-on with Python, R and our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab
  • take an optional placement year in industry
  • make connections with local employers
  • attend business events, seminars and talks
  • get business support and mentoring through our start-up hub
  • pitch for start-up funding in our annual business competition.
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Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


FinTech is a rapidly evolving field that values adaptive and innovative individuals who aren’t afraid to take the initiative and disrupt the status quo.

Depending on your interests, as a FinTech and Data Analysis MBA graduate you could find yourself working for an online payment system, peer-to-peer lending or crowdfunding platform, online stockbroker, or robo-advisory service for individual investors, to name just a few examples.

You could also work in banking, insurance, or other financial services, or start up your own business. With our start-up hub and annual business competition, if you’ve got a great idea, you don’t even need to wait for graduation to make it happen.

We teach leadership, management, strategy and marketing skills alongside technical skills, so you’ll graduate as a well-rounded candidate ready to ascend the career ladder.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with our Business PhD – School of Management or Business PhD – School of Economics, Finance and Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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