Master On Campus

Quantitative Finance

University of Johannesburg

12 months
851 EUR/year
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The purpose of this Master in Quantitative Finance at University of Johannesburg qualification is to develop applied competence in the interpretation, reflection and application of principles in the broader field of quantitative finance. 


Through the Master in Quantitative Finance at University of Johannesburg dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of quantitative finance. 

Selection for the programme

Selection to the master’s research programme is subject to the successful defense of a research proposal. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose. 

The Department of Finance and Investment Management must specifically approve the field of study, the research topic, methodology and problem statement before the candidate may register; Selection is based on academic merit and the availability of places and hence may entail the use of additional criteria/requirements; and Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation: Quantitative Finance 
  • As one of the requirements for the awarding of a Degree, Research Masters’ students are required upon submission of their dissertation to also submit an article for the possibility of publication.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A potential student must be in possession of a Quantitative Finance oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on NQF LEVEL 8 or alternatively a student should possess any other qualification on NQF LEVEL 8 and have related quantitative finance oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    851 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 851 EUR per year during 12 months.

R14,634 – R171,158

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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