UCT Quantitative Finance Honours

UCT Quantitative Finance Honours

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 1 Course Name NQF Credits HEQSF Level
ACC1006F Financial Accounting 18 5
BUS1036F Evidence-based Management 18 5
CSC1015F Computer Science 1015 18 5
ECO1010F Microeconomics 18 5
MAM1000W Mathematics I 36 5
BUS1003H Introduction to Financial Risk 18 5
ACC2011S Financial Reporting I 18 6
ECO1011S Macroeconomics 18 5
STA1006S Mathematical Statistics I 18 5
Year 2 Course Name NQF Credits HEQSF Level
CML1001F Business Law I 18 5
ECO2003F Microeconomics II 18 6
STA2004F Statistical Theory & Inference 24 6
MAM2000W Mathematics II 48 6
BUS2016H Actuarial Science I: Financial Mathematics 18 6
ECO2004S Macroeconomics II 18 6
FTX2024S Corporate Financial Management 18 6
STA2005S Linear Models 24 6
Year 3 Course Name NQF Credits HEQSF Level
BUS2033F/S Professional Communication 18 6
BUS3039F People Management 18 7
FTX3044F Finance IIA 18 7
STA3041F Markov processes & Time Series 36 7
STA3045F Advanced Stochastic Processes 36 7
FTX3045S Finance IIB 18 7
PHI2043S Business Ethics 18 6
STA3043S Decision Theory & GLM 36 7
Year 4 Course Name NQF Credits HEQSF Level
BUS4028F Actuarial Science III: Financial Economics 18 8
FTX4086F Alternative Investments 18 8
BUS4050W Strategic Thinking 36 8
BUS4053H Quantitative Finance Project 36 8
BUS4087S Quantitative Finance Selected Topics 18 8
BUS4088S Actuarial Science III: Assets 27 8