Graduate Diploma in Financial Technology (Online)


16 months to complete


8 courses

Study intakes

September, October, January, March, May, and July

Study mode

100% Online

Program code


What you will study

UNSW’s Graduate Diploma in Financial Technology program comprises eight core courses and is delivered 100% online. Completing these courses will give you a strong foundation and advanced skills in FinTech that are in high demand and immediately applicable at work.


The UNSW Online experience

We are here to support you, every step of the way, to graduate from one of the world’s leading universities. Our online learning environment has been designed with the busy working professional in mind and offers you a learning environment where you can learn each course in seven-week blocks. This means you can graduate with your certificate in only eight months, and allow you to leverage the employer demand sooner. 

Our academics are some of the best in the world and even though you’re studying online, you can expect your learning experience to be of the same high standard as that of our on-campus students. 

Throughout your study journey, you will be able to turn to your Student Success Advisor, who is committed to assisting you from enrolment through to graduation. They are on hand for all non-academic queries by phone or email.





Core courses

You must complete at least 8 of the 10 courses.

  • FinTech Ecosystem and Industry Insights
  • Decentralised Finance
  • RegTech Applications for Banking and Finance
  • Technical Tools for FinTech
  • Problem-Solving Methods for FinTech (Pre-req: Technical Tools for FinTech)
  • Data Management for FinTech
  • Robo-Advisory and Portfolio Optimisation
  • Tech Disruption in Payments and Transfers
  • Tech Disruption in Funding and Lending
  • InsurTech and Financial Risk Management 

Entry requirements

General admission requirements

To be eligible for the Graduate Diploma in Financial Technology you must have:

  1. A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average of 65% or higher as per the UNSW Admissions entry calculator. or;
  2. A WAM of 65 or above in the Graduate Certificate in Financial Technology with full credit provided for courses successfully completed.

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Entry via nested qualification

If you successfully complete a Graduate Diploma in Financial Technology with an average mark of 65% or higher, you can progress to the  Masters of Financial Technology by coursework degree.



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