University of Oxford, Said Business School

Oxford Fintech Programme

Prepare for the future of financial services


  • Reinvent your career.
  • Launch your startup.
  • Transform your company.


The Oxford Fintech community has grown significantly, and supports the launch of new businesses and the creation of new corporate innovation projects.

Be a part of the digital transformation of financial services that is reshaping how banks, insurance companies, real estate firms, asset managers, and governments are engaging in the global financial ecosystem.

Time Commitment:

6 Weeks


Collaborative Online Learning


Autumn 2020

In the Oxford Fintech Programme you will use an applied framework, geared towards practical outcomes such as launching a new venture or corporate initiative, or shifting career roles, but grounded in Oxford faculty research and pedagogy. From banking to asset management, the entire industry landscape is being transformed by disruptive technologies. Find out how you can lead in the age of fintech.

Your journey will help you explore emerging themes in fintech including:


  • the digitisation of money
  • digital platforms and mobile financial services
  • artificial intelligence and algorithmic technologies in financial services
  • central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)
  • blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • open banking and data networks
  • and other innovations that are reshaping the future of financial services globally

Taking advantage of Oxford’s unique history and position in thought leadership, participants will also be exposed to developing trends in regulation and ‘regtech’, including new rules and approaches that are being used by more than 53 governments from the UK to Singapore to foster innovation ecosystems, promoting financial inclusion, economic vitality, and just societies.

You will:


  • Form your own perspectives on new trends and technologies
  • Be guided through a careful process of developing a new idea or opportunity
  • Join a global community of innovators

The University of Oxford and Saïd Business School have helped to foster internationally successful fintech offerings including Accomable, Banco Mare, Funding Circle, Onfido, Seedrs and Zoona. This makes the University of Oxford the natural place to study the world of fintech and join a vibrant network operating within this burgeoning sector. The community is also proud to include one of the most influential women in fintech, Shefali Roy.