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The Certificate in Quantitative Finance

About the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF)

The Certificate in Quantitative Finance is an internationally renowned professional qualification provided by Fitch Learning, a leading global training company with cutting-edge online learning portals and centres in London, New York, Singapore and Dubai.

Founded by Dr. Paul Wilmott, this part-time online program is designed to help professionals advance in derivatives, risk management, model validation, valuations, quant IT and trading.

Why take the CQF program?

Expert teaching and support
The program is taught by leading practitioners and renowned academics and is unique in its approach to the field of real-world financial engineering by providing analysis of practical quantitative techniques important in the increasingly sophisticated financial landscape.

Watch sample lectures.

Our comprehensive online learning portal provides 24-hour access to all the lectures and program materials. In addition, we offer a CQF App which enables delegates to access learning materials on iOS and Android devices.

Flexible program delivery
The CQF program comprises six modules, which can be completed in six months (Full program) or two three-month levels (Level I & II).

Level I will provide delegates with an understanding of the industry-essential tools. Upon completing this level, they will have extensive knowledge of the mathematical tools and concepts used in quantitative finance. Areas covered include: quantitative asset and risk management, pricing of equities, commodities and currency derivatives.

Level II will deepen delegates' knowledge and further their practical skills leading to the completion of the CQF qualification. Areas covered include: fixed income products, interest rate modeling, the latest techniques in credit modeling and advanced research topics being developed in industry and academia.

Lifelong Learning
CQF alumni will get access to our ever-expanding Lifelong learning library to support you throughout your career.

Our alumni also benefit from a strong business community of more than 2000 quantitative professionals worldwide. We invest in the future of our alumni network through support of our local societies and a range of social and educational events.

Information sessions
The CQF regularly holds information sessions throughout the year in selected city central destinations as well as global online information sessions.
Attend one of these sessions to find out more about how the CQF could take you further in your career.

Find a session and register.

Contact us

For more information about the program, visit the CQF website or email the team and one of our representatives will be in touch.

Applications

Next program start: 25th June 2014

The program is offered via flexible online learning, starting twice a year in January and June.

Apply online and the admissions team will get back to you within five working days indicating whether you have been granted preliminary acceptance onto the program.