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18 Dec 2018

Asia Pacific University (APU) Is the First University in Malaysia to Offer an Academic Qualification in FinTech!

Fancy being one of the pioneers studying the exciting, dynamic world of financial technology?

You’re in luck; Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) — in collaboration with SuperCharger — is the first university in Malaysia to offer undergraduate programmes related to financial technology (FinTech) to address the needs for talent development in this emerging industry.

What is the FinTech academic qualification?

APU is now offering the Bachelor in Banking and Finance with a specialism in Financial Technology (FinTech), a 3-year degree programme with the aim of arming graduates with technical knowledge and skills in digital banking and finance products and services.

You’ll get to learn the essentials of FinTech that include modules such as Enabling FinTech, Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technologies, Crowdfunding and Alternative Lending, FinTech Governance and Risk Management & Compliance. With all this knowledge, you’ll be on your way to becoming a successful FinTech entrepreneur in no time!

The APU SuperCharger FinTech Academy

The collaboration between SuperCharger and APU has resulted in the APU SuperCharger FinTech Academy, which will facilitate research and development in FinTech-related areas as well as assist students in realising their FinTech startup ideas. In addition to those services, SuperCharger will also facilitate guest lectures at APU to further widen the students and staffs knowledge of FinTech.

“We are proud to be chosen by SuperCharger to become the first university in Malaysia to launch this programme. Together with SuperCharger, we aim to address the talent gaps in the industry and we look forward to seeing our graduates of this programme contribute significantly to the FinTech industry,” said Datuk Parmjit Singh, CEO of APIIT Education Group.

Eager to dive deep into this emerging industry? APU’s Bachelor in Banking and Finance with a specialism in Financial Technology is expected to begin in February 2019. You can be rest assured of your career growth and stability, as graduates of this programme are now highly sought after, with careers as Financial Analysts, Financial Engineers, Quantitative Analysts, Financial Technologists and more.

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