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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Finance

The Quantitative Finance program provides the opportunity to acquire the detailed specialised knowledge and the professional competency required to work as a quantitative finance analyst in the modern finance industry.

This course provides the core knowledge of the modern financial instruments and the fundamentals of the specialised quantitative finance skills required for a basic professional competency in quantitative finance.

Campus Information

City Campus

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Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career options for graduates include positions as quantitative analysts, risk management analysts, quantitative structures, quantitative developers, forecasters, traders, investment analysts and financial engineers across investment banks, trading banks, hedge funds, investment management companies, consulting companies, energy and mining companies, regulatory bodies and government organisations.

Previous qualifications must be in finance or with a strong mathematical background. Entry to the course is at the discretion of the course director.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Notes -

This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. Check with your faculty's student centre.