Studenter i klasserom.
Duration:3 years

Information Systems – FinTech Business Innovation (part-time)

Studenter i klasserom.

Key Information

  • Master
  • Fall 2023
  • Part-time
  • 120 Points
  • Oslo
  • 3 years
  • English

Learning Outcomes

With this degree, you

  • have thorough knowledge of theories, methods and applications in the Fintech research field and industry
  • can apply acquired Fintech knowledge ethically to develop innovative solutions to the public and private sectors
  • can analyze and deal critically with relevant Fintech theories and applications to develop arguments in implementing Fintech solutions to real-world cases
  • can employ advanced analytical skills independently in applying scientific methods and techniques to Fintech research
  • can plan and carry out an independent limited Fintech research or development projects in accordance with applicable norms for research ethics
  • can apply acquired knowledge and skills to introduce innovative Fintech research and strategies in optimizing the use of IS for more sustainable business and society
  • can contribute to state-of-the-art Fintech projects/research and communicate results in the highest academic, professional, and ethical manner

Study Model

This master's degree lasts three academic years, and each academic year is divided into two semesters. Here you can see an overview of compulsory subjects and what opportunities you have for practice, exchange and specialization. We reserve the right to make changes.
120 total ECTS credits
30 ECTS credits
1. semester
2. semester

  • MF100Entrepreneurial Finance <p>Students will gain fundamental knowledge of understanding how companies and projects are financed, analyzed, and valued. The course will be delivered in an entrepreneurial framework preparing students to learn to seek funding. The course will equip students with fundamental knowledge of the concepts of risk & return, finance sources, types, instruments, stages, and optimum capital structures. It will emphasize the financial decision-making within businesses. </p><p>Central topics covered in this course include the opportunities and challenges of FinTech start-ups, technology financial & investment valuation, FinTech financial incentives, and FinTech applications for sustainability. </p>
  • MA141Ethics, sustainability and society <p>The main aim of this course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of ethics and sustainability necessary for responsible innovation and the development of new information technologies (IT) in the modern society. The central topics include the role of ethics in responsible innovation and IT development; information privacy concerns, social, economic, and environmental impacts of innovations and new ITs; and how IT development and innovation can contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In covering ethical and sustainability issues, the course addresses the perspectives of various stakeholders at the individual level (IT developers, innovators, consumers, investors), the organizational level (commercial, public, and non-governmental organizations), and the societal level (local and regional communities, nations, international society). Group work on possible solutions to real-life ethical and sustainability challenges constitutes an essential part of the course.</p>
  • MF103Money and Applied Technologies
  • PDE5100Proposal Development
  • MS404Master Thesis
  • UTV999-30Utveksling
  • VAL999MA-30Valgemner

Career Opportunities

Meet the faculty

  • How we work

    Our research emphasizes economics, innovation, digitization and IT. In addition, there are several exciting research projects in applied informatics, information systems and human-computer interaction. Our lecturers have extensive experience both within industry and academia. Relevant working life experience is brought into the teaching through lecturing and guest lecturing. This will make you used to working life challenges and will ease the transition between study life and work life.
  • Your everyday study

    Kristiania is a place for everyone, whilst being a place where you will study along with others who share your passions. An education from Kristiania is practice-oriented, which makes our students sought-after in the labour market, even before they have finished their education. The students' own line associations make for opportunities to meet and bond on the basis of shared interests, while the incubators like Loftet and Bryggeriet creates a bustling and inspiring environment for the students' own companies.

This is the application process

Here you will find important information about the application process and how you can best prepare for the start of your studies.
  • Important deadlines

    The application deadline is 15. April 2023. The documentation deadline for diplomas and certificates is 1. July 2023. Note that 15. April 2023 falls on a Saturday.
  • Processing time

    For study programs with rolling admissions, you will receive a conditional offer within 1–3 days of submitting the application, if there are available slots for the study program you applied for.
  • How to apply

    Min Side for søkere is where you accept the offer and upload necessary documentation for your qualifications.
  • Semester registration

    You must register and confirm your individual education plan before you are reported as an active student to the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, and to gain access to your subjects in Canvas, the learning platform.
  • SiO (Oslo) and Sammen (Bergen)

    SiO and Sammen offers housing, health services, kindergardens, fitness centers and much more to its members.
  • Loans and grants

    All our study programs are publicly approved and give the right to apply for loans and grants from the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen).
  • Services and adaptations

    As a student, you can get guidance, everyday adaptation and follow-up on study-related questions and challenges. We have a duty of confidentiality.
  • Mitt Kristiania

    This is where you get an overview of your schedule, syllabus, services and other tools you need as a student.
  • Student ID card

    As a new student, you can have a student card made on all our campuses except the Brenneriveien Campus. Your student card serves as an access card at the college’s campuses, ID for exams, payment card for printers and library card.

Any questions?

Our student ambassadors are happy to answer you – either by phone, chat, video or email.

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