Postgraduate taught 

Financial Technology MSc

Financial Technology (FinTech) Regulation LAW5181

  • Academic Session: 2021-22
  • School: School of Law
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

The purpose of the course to provide an examination of all of the core aspects of law and regulation that apply in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area. This includes the nature of digital information and data in law, digital information and data protection, digital information and data regulation, private digital coin and digital money regulation and the regulation of future developments and innovation in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area.

Timetable

8-10 2 hour classes

Excluded Courses

NA

Co-requisites

NA

Assessment

ILO being assessed

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide an examination of all of the core aspects of law and regulation that apply in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area and specifically with regard to:

a) the nature of digital information and data in law;

b) digital information and data protection;

c) digital information and data regulation;

d) private digital coin and digital money regulation; and

e) the regulation of future developments and innovation in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

 

To enhance students' knowledge and understanding of all of the core aspects of law and regulation that apply in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area and specifically with regard to:

a) the nature of digital information and data in law;

b) digital information and data protection;

c) digital information and data regulation;

  (d) private digital coin and digital money regulation; and

  (e) the regulation of future developments and innovation in the Financial Technology (FinTech) area.

 

Academic Proposer to populate - with reference to LEADS guidelines: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/leads/staff/designanddelivery/

Please number ILOs

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.