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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,101 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce Honours (BCom Honours)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

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 practise 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.

Curriculum

Introduction to Derivative Securities

Numerical Methods in Finance

Risk Measurement 1

South African Financial Instruments and Markets

Stochastic Process for Finance – Discrete

Interest Rate Modelling

Risk Measurement 2

Stochastic Process for Finance – Continuous

Research Project: Quantitative Finance

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.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities

Risk manager.

Financial engineer.

Derivatives trader.

Asset manager.

Fund manager.

Consultant.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,101
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,285

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R34,845‬

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R34,845) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R37,885‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

 
Mr Pierre Venter
Assistant Lecturer
 
Miss Erna Zeelie
Administrative Assistant