Banking, Finance and Technology (2024)

Banking Finance and Technology prepares graduates for the new world of money and banking. This future orientated degree recognises the digitisation of the finance system; the rise of digital currencies; and the banking and financial technology sectors responding to wider societal challenges such as climate change and impact investing.


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  • Prescriptions for the BBFinTech

    The qualification regulations define the requirements for the BBFinTech. To complete the BBFinTech with a specified programme in Banking, Finance and Technology, students must complete the required papers listed in those regulations.

    Note: The first year of the BBFinTech will be offered initially in 2024, with the year two papers available in 2025, and the year three papers available in 2026.

  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(BFinTech) and the GradDip(BFinTech)

    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Banking, Finance and Technology at an advanced level in their first degree. The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma.

    Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Banking, Finance and Technology must complete 45 points of FNTEC coded papers, including FNTEC301 and FNTEC302.

    Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Banking, Finance and Technology must complete at least 45 points at 300 level from papers listed for the subject, including FNTEC301 and FNTEC302.

    Note: the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma will not be offered until 2026.

  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    COMPX151Exploring Innovative Technologies15.024B (Hamilton) & 24X (Secondary School - Unistart)
    This laboratory-based paper introduces a range of innovative technologies with applications across all disciplines. The hands-on laboratory programme is designed to enhance your technical proficiency and the use of computer-based tools will give you a practical understanding of cutting-edge technologies. A range of practical topics...
    DIGIB101The World of Digital Business15.024B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
    Information and communications technologies are fundamentally changing business operations. This paper introduces all aspects associated with the ever-evolving field of digital business.
    ECONS101Economics for Business and Management15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24A (Secondary School - Unistart), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper offers insights into the behaviour of consumers, firms and the government within the economy, giving students skills in analysing and predicting the actions of individuals and businesses.
    FINAN101Introduction to Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton Waikato College), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Hamilton), 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the three core areas of finance - financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
    FNTEC101Introduction to Fintech15.024A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
    The course exposes students to this fast-growing and exciting intersection between finance (Fin) and technology (Tech) while emphasising the role data and analytics play. The course is structured around three main fintech areas: Lending/Banking services, Clearing and Trading.
    STMGT101Introduction to Management15.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24VA (National Economics University, Vietnam), 24W (Hamilton Waikato College), 24X (Hamilton Waikato College) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    Managing in organisations, small and large, in changing local and international business environments requires knowledge, skills, and abilities of who managers are, what managers do, and how they can make a difference to organisational performance, competitive position, and sustainability over time. This paper introduces students t...
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    FINAN200Financial Management 115.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper deals with the principles and practice of financial management. It examines corporate capital budgeting, capital structure theory, dividend policy and net working capital management.
    FINAN202Investments 115.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper deals with the principles and practice of investment analysis. Building upon the concepts of risk-return trade-offs and the efficient market hypothesis, the paper examines: modern portfolio theory and asset pricing models.
    MNMGT202Intercultural Perspectives on Organisations15.024A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24VA (Internet National Economics University, Vietnam) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper provides students wit the skills and knowledge to become competent and confident in culturally diverse contexts, locally and globally, and to understand how people behave in culturally diverse organisational contexts. It includes an introduction to matauranga Maori. Learning is cemented through webinars, readings along w...
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    DIGIB302Digital Business Technology Trends15.024B (Hamilton) & 24VB (National Economics University, Vietnam)
    This paper focuses on a small number of the most recent and disruptive business technologies. This includes, for example, health informatics, gamification, the Internet of Things, Beacons, Virtual Reality etc.
    FINAN302Investments 215.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper extends student competency in the valuation of fixed income securities, equities and alternative investments, portfolio performance evaluation, and the interpretation of investment psychology.
    FINAN303Computer Modelling in Finance15.024A (Hamilton), 24A (Tauranga), 24G (Hamilton) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper introduces the use of spreadsheets and programming in building appropriate and credible financial models useful for analysts and managers in financial decision making.
    FINAN304Financial Risk Management15.024B (Hamilton), 24B (Tauranga), 24H (Online) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
    This paper develops student understanding of risk markets and how financial institutions and firms manage risk exposure, including interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk and commodity price risk.

2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 22 February 2024 8:39am

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