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GradDip - Banking, Finance and Technology as a subject

Banking, Finance and Technology will be available as an undergraduate subject starting from 2024. It can be taken with the BBFinTech bachelor's degree, the Graduate Certificate, or the Graduate Diploma.

Studying a graduate diploma helps you develop knowledge and skills in your chosen subject area which will enable you to undertake a new career or further study.

Get set for a career in the cutting edge world of fin-tech, where technology-led innovations like blockchain, artificial intelligence and crytpo are transforming the banking and finance sectors.

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Key information

Years: 1.0
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Estimated Fees* (International): $29,425 - $43,850 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

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

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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.

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Management Student Centre (MSC)

Location: MSB.1.50, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton
Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday