Qualification name: Bachelor of Science
Qualification stream: Mathematical and Statistical Science: Financial Modelling Stream
Qualification code: 02089 - MFI
NQF level: 6
Total credits: 360
Qualification offered until 2015, and ONLY for students previously registered for this qualification.

Delivery mode for this qualification:
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Rules:
Students who have passed DSC2601, need not register for DSC2605.


NSC (Degree) with Mathematics & English passed with a rating of 4 OR Matriculation exemption with at least E(40%) for Higher Grade Mathematics & English or at least D(50%) for Standard Grade Mathematics & English



First level

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
APM1514 - Mathematical Modelling
COS1511 - Introduction to Programming I
DSC1510 - Introduction to the Business World
DSC1630 - Introductory Financial Mathematics
ECS1501 - Economics IA
ECS1601 - Economics IB Pre-requisite: ECS1501 or ECS1016
IOP1501 - Psychological Processes in Work Context
MAT1503 - Linear Algebra
MAT1511 - Precalculus Mathematics B
MAT1512 - Calculus A
MAT1613 - Calculus B Co-requisite: MAT1512 (or XAT1512)
STA1501 - Descriptive Statistics and Probability
STA1502 - Statistical Inference I Co-requisite: STA1501

Second level

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
APM2611 - Differential Equations Pre-requisite: MAT1512 (or XAT1512) & MAT1613
COS2633 - Numerical Methods I Pre-requisite: COS1511 (or XOS1511), MAT1512 (or XAT1512) & MAT1503 (or XAT1503)
DSC2602 - Rational Decision Making Pre-requisite: DSC1510 or DSC1520 or DSC1620 OR OPS101G or QMG101P or QMS101D
DSC2604 - Financial Modelling Pre-requisite: DSC1630 or QMG102Q
DSC2605 - Linear Mathematical Programming Pre-requisite: DSC1510 or DSC1520 or DSC1620 or OPS101G or QMG101P or QMS101D
ECS2605 - South African Financial System Pre-requisite: ECS1601 or ECS1028
MAT2611 - Linear Algebra Pre-requisite: MAT1503 (or XAT1503)
STA2601 - Applied Statistics II Pre-requisite: STA1501 (or XTA1501) & STA1502 (or XTA1502)
STA2603 - Distribution Theory II Pre-requisite: (STA1502 (or XTA1502) & DSC1620) or (STA1503 (or XTA1503) & MAT1512 (or XAT1512)
Co-requisite: STA2610 (only for BCom students)

Third level

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory
APM3701 - Partial Differential Equations Pre-requisite: Any 2 APM or MAT modules on second level
APM3711 - Numerical Methods II Pre-requisite: COS2633
DSC3702 - Optimisation of Resources Pre-requisite: DSC2602 and (DSC2601 or DSC2605 & DSC2606)
DSC3703 - Simulation Pre-requisite: DSC2602 and (DSC2601 or DSC2605 & DSC2606)
DSC3704 - Models for Strategic Decision-Making Pre-requisite: DSC2602 and (DSC2601 or DSC2605 & DSC2606)
DSC3705 - Financial Risk Modelling Pre-requisite: DSC2602 & DSC2604 and (DSC2601 or DSC2605 & DSC2606)
IOP3708 - Investor Psychology
MAT3706 - Ordinary Differential Equations Pre-requisite: Any 2 APM or MAT modules on second level

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