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Financial Technologies

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Offered at our Markham campus, this program prepares you for a technology-related career in the financial sector.

Combine computing and information technology training with economics and finance education. A specially designed combination of courses will explore diverse aspects of the financial technologies industry, from AI and machine learning, financial software development, and financial cryptography, to banking, payment systems, e-trading, and portfolio management. Graduate with a strong understanding of finance, information and computational technologies and the connections between the two.

What you’ll learn

  • Identify, analyze and make informed financial decisions using computation and mathematical techniques and technologies.
  • Develop secure, high-assurance computing and information systems for solving financial and other business problems.
  • Recognize and respond to innovative technologies emerging in the industry.

Hands-on experiences

  • ITEC/FINT3900 is a 0-credit course/internship where students participate in development goals, write reflections and self-assessment reports.
  • Students will use real world cases in the financial technologies sector in the third-year course, “Cases in Financial Technologies.”
  • Students are given a realistic business case, and work the entire year to collaboratively design, implement and present a solution in the fourth-year course “Capstone Project in Financial Technologies.”
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Sample First-Year Courses

  • Introduction to Computer Programming for Financial Technologies
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Applied Calculus I
  • Introduction to Statistics I
  • Financial Services and Technologies
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Admission Requirements

Requirements for Admission: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, ENG4U, MHF4U, SBI4U or SCH4U or SPH4U, 3 additional 4U or M courses.

Recommended: MCV4U

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Possible Careers

  • Financial Data Analyst
  • Payment Systems Specialist
  • Blockchain Developer/Architect
  • AI Engineer for Financial services
  • Financial Software Analyst/Designer
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