COURSE: BSC IN INVESTMENT SCIENCE

2013 University of Free State Application Registration
Type:
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Duration:
3 Years Full Time
The investment science degree is specifically designed for students with a passion for mathematics and the workings of finance in any investment type, in particular for students who wish to eventually qualify as a Chartered Financial Analyst. The degree will provide students with a thorough grounding in mathematics (including, most importantly, financial or investment mathematics), mathematical statistics, investment strategies and practices, and economics, together with an understanding of computers, computer programming, and financial accounting. This basis allows for students to follow postgraduate degrees in investment science, mathematical statistics, or investment management (money and banking).

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Financial accounting

  • Economics

  • Computer information systems

  • Investment science

  • Mathematics

  • Mathematical statistics

  • Computer literacy


Second year subjects:


  • Actuarial science

  • Mathematical statistics

  • Mathematics and applied mathematics

  • Economics


Third year subjects:


  • Mathematical statistics

  • Money and banking

  • Financial management

  • Econometrics

  • Financial management and reporting


Careers: investment consultant, chartered financial analyst.

Source: www.ufs.ac.za



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