University of Cape Town Quantitative Finance

University of Cape Town Quantitative Finance

Stream Information
Bachelor of Business Science (Quantitative Finance – CB003BUS09)
Curriculum
The following is the schedule for the Quantitative Finance stream, taken from the Faculty of Commerce Student Handbook 2016.
Year 1Course NameNQF CreditsHEQSF Level
ACC1006FFinancial Accounting185
BUS1036FEvidence-based Management185
CSC1015FComputer Science 1015185
ECO1010FMicroeconomics185
MAM1000WMathematics I365
BUS1003HIntroduction to Financial Risk185
ACC2011SFinancial Reporting I186
ECO1011SMacroeconomics185
STA1006SMathematical Statistics I185
Year 2Course NameNQF CreditsHEQSF Level
CML1001FBusiness Law I185
ECO2003FMicroeconomics II186
STA2004FStatistical Theory & Inference246
MAM2000WMathematics II486
BUS2016HActuarial Science I: Financial Mathematics186
ECO2004SMacroeconomics II186
FTX2024SCorporate Financial Management186
STA2005SLinear Models246
Year 3Course NameNQF CreditsHEQSF Level
BUS2033F/SProfessional Communication186
BUS3039FPeople Management187
FTX3044FFinance IIA187
STA3041FMarkov processes & Time Series367
STA3045FAdvanced Stochastic Processes367
FTX3045SFinance IIB187
PHI2043SBusiness Ethics186
STA3043SDecision Theory & GLM367
Year 4Course NameNQF CreditsHEQSF Level
BUS4028FActuarial Science III: Financial Economics188
FTX4086FAlternative Investments188
BUS4050WStrategic Thinking368
BUS4053HQuantitative Finance Project368
BUS4087SQuantitative Finance Selected Topics188
BUS4088SActuarial Science III: Assets278