Master of Financial Engineering

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Financial Engineering
Programme Code: M34FNQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73974

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 2 Years Full-Time and 3 Years Part-Time

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The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial economics principles, mathematical statistics and computer programming to address current financial issues and develop new and innovative financial products. The qualification will provide qualifying students with the opportunity to study at New NQF Level 10 on a doctoral degree programme in Economics.

Admission Requirements

A potential student should possess an honours qualification in Economics, Econometrics, Engineering, Statistics and/or Mathematics or an appropriate, cognate discipline on NQF Level 8, or equivalent. The School of Economics will consider applications for admission from applicants in possession of a relevant four-year qualification with honours status (NQF Level 8, or equivalent) and/or related Mathematical and/or Statistical and Applied Econometrical experience. The qualification and experience must be considered relevant and sufficient by the School of Economics. Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the School of Economics.

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