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Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

The 7 most in-demand FinTech skills for professionals

Amidst ongoing sector growth and a sharp rise in job vacancies, the global FinTech sector now faces a shortfall of qualified professionals with the technical capabilities and business acumen to drive new developments.  While you may not be shocked to see software engineering and UX design on the list of the most in-demand FinTech skills [...]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

What is behavioural finance, and what does it mean for FinTech?

Psychology hugely impacts decision-making, and the world of financial investment is no different. Even the best investors sometimes make irrational choices, act against their own good judgement and make decisions based on personal bias – a phenomenon which can be explained through behavioural finance.  Reddit’s GameStop frenzy is one example of how emotions and biases [...]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

5 Reasons to Study Fintech Management

Despite over a decade of exponential growth, the Fintech revolution is only just beginning. The global Fintech industry is worth around £150 billion and climbing, a figure that has doubled since 2017. Today, developments in Fintech continue to shake up traditional models, revolutionising and speeding up processes across industries and consumer markets.  As the scope [...]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Ulster Online Q&A: Meet the Fintech Management course leaders

An introduction to the FinTech Management MSc with co-course directors Claire McCann and Daniel Broby.  We sat down with the directors of the FinTech Management MSc to learn more about the learning goals and benefits of studying Fintech Management at Ulster University Business School (UUBS). Learn more about studying FinTech Management at UUBS Meet Professor [...]