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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