For the people who want to drive the future of finance

Bachelor of Banking, Finance and Technology (BBFinTech)

Stay ahead of the fintech revolution with the BBFinTech, New Zealand’s first specialist fintech degree.

Be equipped for a career in the cutting-edge world of fintech, where new technologies are shaking up the banking and finance sectors.

With the BBFinTech, you'll learn from lecturers who have international expertise in this rapidly evolving field. Develop a solid foundation of skills in financial analysis, modelling, risk assessment and data management.

Master the trade in our Finance Trading Lab, where you can sharpen your investing and asset trading skills with professional simulation software.

Gain industry experience in your final year by working on a real project for a leading organisation, such as a bank, fintech startup or consultancy firm.

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Future employers

  • Fintech start-ups that are disrupting the finance sector by creating new products/services
  • Central banks (eg. Reserve Bank of NZ) that develop and regulate digital currencies
  • Retail and investment banks that rely on new business models and digital operations to succeed, so are innovating their products and services
  • Large firms with sophisticated finance teams
  • Consulting firms that deal with the financial sector

Fusion of finance and technology

Build advanced knowledge of financial markets, digital finance, banking operations, and cybersecurity practices.

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Blockchain and cryptocurrency

New technologies like blockchain and crypto are transforming the way that people exchange financial data to pay for goods, services and investments.

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AI and automated trading

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made it possible to automatically trade stocks and bonds using computer algorithms.

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Career pathways

BBFinTech graduates can pursue a diverse range of careers in the financial industry.

  • Banker - investment or commercial
  • Business advisor / analyst
  • Business development manager
  • Central bank manager (eg. RBNZ)
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Consulting firm partner
  • Currency or financial markets trader
  • Financial advisor / analyst
  • Fintech entrepreneur or specialist
  • Investment or commercial banker
  • Digital business manager
  • Management consultant
  • Policy advisor (eg. government or central bank)
  • Portfolio or wealth manager
  • Sharebroker

Why study at Waikato Management School?

Ranked #1 in NZ for Business & Economics
(THE Rankings 2022 & 2023)

Real-world experiences that supercharge careers

Top 1% of business schools globally with our Triple Crown Accreditation

Deep connections with business and industry