PGDip in Financial Markets

General

Program Description

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen the students’ knowledge and comprehension in the disciplines of Financial Markets and Stockbroking as the field is interdisciplinary in nature and it serves to strengthen and deepen the student’s knowledge. The programme comprises of a broad-based curriculum to prepare the postgraduate student for financial market related specialities. The program emphasises application, analysis and evaluation within each topic area as well as the application of integrity and ethics in a professional environment. This qualification demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, as well as the ability to relate knowledge to a range of contexts in order to undertake professional or highly-skilled work. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the skills to synthesise complex stockbroking principles in order to drive and add value to the entities that employ them. The successful student will gain an overall stockbroking perspective which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.

Admission requirements:

  • A potential student must be in possession of:
    • A Financial Market orientated Bachelor of Commerce degree on Old NQF level 6/New NQF level 7; or
    • A Financial Market orientated Advanced Diploma qualification on Old NQF level 6/New NQF level 7; or
    • Any other qualification on old NQF level 6/new NQF level 7 and have related financial market orientated experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management; or
    • Relevant work experience in financial markets which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management (subjected to Recognition of Prior Learning as well as an entrance exam).
  • Selection is based on academic merit and the availability of places and hence may entail the use of additional criteria/requirements; and
  • Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department.

Contact details: Ms Corlise Le Roux / 011 559 4346 / corlisel@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

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Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less