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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Finance and Investment Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Advanced Diploma in Financial Markets
Programme Code: A3F17Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 130
The purpose of this qualification is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of financial markets and trading. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in financial markets. The curriculum includes ten topic areas ranging from Introduction to Financial Markets to Theory of Corporate Events to Trading in Financial Markets and Concluding Financial Market Transactions. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize financial market principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investments relevant to the financial market industry will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional financial markets industry. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global and South African financial market perspective and an in-depth understanding of the market place which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.
A student should have one of the following:
• New/Old NQF level 6 qualification with 3 years’ relevant work experience in financial markets; or
• New/Old NQF level 6 qualification in Finance; or
• 5 years’ relevant work experience in financial markets.