University of Technology Sydney

C07132v1 Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Finance

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Finance (GradDipQF)
CRICOS code: 088932F
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1


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.

Career options
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Other information


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.

Career options

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.

Course structure

The course totals 48 credit points, comprising six core subjects.

Course completion requirements

25873 Fundamentals of Derivative Security Pricing 8cp
25875 Probability Theory and Stochastic Analysis 8cp
25876 Quantitative Portfolio Analysis 8cp
25877 Financial Market Instruments 8cp
25878 Risk Management 8cp
25879 Statistics and Financial Econometrics 8cp
Total 48cp

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222