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Faculty Website: 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: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
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.
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.