Financial Engineering, Master | University of Cape Town | Cape Town, South Africa
12 months
Duration
9303 EUR/year
9303 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management at the University of Cape Town offers the Financial Engineering programme in association with the Department of Finance and Tax.

Overview

The Financial Engineering programme at the University of Cape Town is mathematical in nature and requires a high level of skill in statistics and mathematics. The programme is intensive and challenging and combines training in applied mathematical‚ statistical, and computing skills with a solid understanding of financial markets and asset pricing theory.

Graduates of this degree are well-equipped for careers in the most sophisticated areas of investment banking‚ asset management‚ risk management‚ or any career where a solid quantitative finance or financial engineering background is useful. They may also apply to pursue doctoral research in quantitative finance.

Career prospects

Our graduates typically find employment in financial engineering, research and quantitative trading in all areas of banking, advisory/consulting services, insurance and asset management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Engineering
  • Stochastic Financial Modelling
  • Computational Finance
  • Financial Engineering Research
  • Financial Instruments, Risk and Regulation
  • Financial Systems Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a high-class Honours (or four-year equivalent) degree from one of the Faculties of Science, Commerce or Engineering.
  • Applicants should be aware that this is predominantly a mathematical degree. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in a mathematical science.
  • Once admitted, candidates must pass or gain credit for the preliminary courses to continue with the degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9303 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9303 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9303 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9303 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • R 163,490 per year
  • International: must pay the Course Fee for the selected courses + an International Admin Service Fee of R 4,400 + the International Term Fee

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Our partners

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