Diploma in Finance

Course Structure

The course focuses on creating a strong conceptual foundation in financial theory. We also emphasise upon understanding the quantitative tools and frameworks being used in the industry. The curriculum includes modules on banking and finance, financial reporting, valuation and security analysis, and corporate finance. This combination of modules qualifies our students to take up specialised opportunities in financial analysis, securities valuation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and several other divisions across the financial services industry.

Diploma in Finance Syllabus

Asset Pricing and Financial Markets

This course will equip you with sound knowledge of the working of financial markets, and delve deep into the pricing of its assets and instruments.

The topics covered include:

  • Efficient markets – theory and evidence
  • Risk and return
  • Mean-variance analysis
  • Portfolio diversification
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Arbitrage
  • Derivatives: properties and pricing
  • Futures, forwards, swaps and options

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