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Six courses that will get you clued up on fintech

Professor Eric Lander teaches a class at MIT in 2013 for a video produced by edX.

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The financial technology (fintech) sector has taken mainstream finance by storm. But a number of world-renowned education institutions have noted a lack in qualifications for the industry.

Fintech is an umbrella term for a number of tech innovations that aim to improve or simplify areas of the financial services. Those new to the sector can often get lost in the technical jargon that accompanies it.

CNBC has compiled a list of six courses that will help you understand and become involved in the sector.

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