BCom Hons Quantitative Finance

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Finance and Investment Management
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Finance and Investment Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BCom Hons Quantitative Finance
Programme Code: H3Q15Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 94602

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Sep 30, 2022

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the required theoretical and practical training needed to understand and implement mathematical financial models. The programme is a vital qualification needed for entry into professional practice or management positions in the quantitative finance services industry. The curriculum covered in the programme provides an in-depth groundwork for further learning and specialisation within financial engineering field and advanced quantitative finance. The provision of self-reflexive, scientifically trained professionals for the South African financial services industry builds our national, intellectual and economic infrastructure.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

An appropriate Bachelor's degree with a minimum average of 65%, obtained in the final year modules.
Students are required to have completed the following as part of their undergraduate degree: Mathematics (specifically calculus) and/or Statistics at a NQF level 5 and 6.

Selection Process

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