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Program: BScHons Finansiële Ingenieurswese

Code Faculty Duration Credits
02240277 Fakulteit Natuur- en Landbouwetenskappe Duur van studie: 1 jaar Totale krediete: 135

Programinligting

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Renewal of registration

  1. Subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on the recommendation of the head of department, and in the case of distance education where the Dean formulates the stipulations that will apply, a student may not sit for an examination for the honours degree more than twice in the same module.
  2. A student for an honours degree must complete his or her study, in the case of full-time students, within two years and, in the case of after-hours students, within three years of first registering for the degree and, in the case of distance education students, within the period stipulated by the Dean. Under special circumstances, the Dean, on the recommendation of the head of department, may give approval for a limited extension of this period.

In calculating marks, General Regulation G.12.2 applies.

Apart from the prescribed coursework, a research project is an integral part of the study.

Toelatingsvereistes

'n Toepaslike baccalaureus-graad met 'n minimum van 60% vir alle modules op derde vlak. In die keuringsprosedure die kandidaat "se volledige voorgraadse akademiese rekord sal oorweeg word. In die besonder, is dit nodig dat die kandidaat voltooi het Calculus, Differensiaalvergelykings en Lineêre algebra op tweedejaarsvlak (elk met 'n punt van minstens 60%).

Bevordering tot volgende studiejaar

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The progress of all honours candidates is monitored biannually by the postgraduate coordinator/head of department. A candidate’s study may be terminated if the progress is unsatisfactory or if the candidate is unable to finish his/her studies during the prescribed period.

Slaag met lof

The BScHons degree is awarded with distinction to a candidate who obtains a weighted average of at least 75% in all the prescribed modules and a minimum of 65% in any one module.

Minimum krediete: 135

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Core credits:  91
Elective credits: 44

The Postgraduate Coordinator has to approve the final programme composition for this programme.

  1. Students who have included Statistics, Mathematical Statistics or Industrial Engineering in their undergraduate degree programme, will not be allowed to take BAN 780. Additional modules from the list of electives should be included in the programme composition.
  2. Lectures for BAN 780 and ISE 780 are scheduled in “blocks” – consult the relevant departments at the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology.
  3. WTW 732 and WTW 762 will be presented weekly as well as some extra “block” lectures.
  4. TRA 720 not allowed for students who have already passed the UP module WST 321 (or equivalent) at undergraduate level.

Kernmodules

  • Module-inhoud:

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    • Monte Carlo Simulation
    • Continuous Simulation
    • System Dynamics
    • Multi-objective Decision-making
    • Operations Research
    • Decision Analysis
    • Discrete Simulation

     

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  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    Introduction to markets and instruments. Futures and options trading strategies, exotic options, arbitrage relationships, binomial option pricing method, mean variance hedging, volatility and the Greeks, volatility smiles, Black-Scholes PDE and solutions, derivative disasters.

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  • Module-inhoud:

    Raadpleeg Departement.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    Classical optimisation:  Necessary and sufficient conditions for local minima.  Equality constraints and Lagrange multipliers.  Inequality constraints and the Kuhn-Tucker conditions.  Application of saddle point theorems to the solutions of the dual problem.  One-dimensional search techniques.  Gradient methods for unconstrained optimisation.  Quadratically terminating search algorithms.  The conjugate gradient method.  Fletcher-Reeves.  Second order variable metric methods:  DFP and BFCS.  Boundary following and penalty function methods for constrained problems.   Modern multiplier methods and sequential quadratic programming methods.  Practical design optimisation project.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    Exotic options, arbitrage relationships, Black-Scholes PDE and solutions, hedging and the Miller-Modigliani theory, static hedging, numerical methods, interest rate derivatives, BDT model, Vasicek and Hull-White models, complete markets, stochastic differential equations, equivalent Martingale measures.

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Keusemodules

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Verwys na die Engelse weergawe van die Course Catalogue.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    The matrix normal distribution, correlation structures and inference of covariance matrices. Discriminant analysis. Principal component analysis. The biplot. Multidimensional scaling. Exploratory factor analysis. Confirmatory Factor analysis and structural equation models.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    An analysis as well as an implementation (including computer programs) of methods are covered. Numerical linear algebra: Direct and iterative methods for linear systems and matrix eigenvalue problems: Iterative methods for nonlinear systems of equations. Finite difference method for partial differential equations: Linear elliptic, parabolic, hyperbolic and eigenvalue problems. Introduction to nonlinear problems. Numerical stability, error estimates and convergence are dealt with.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    Projection matrices and sums of squares of linear sets. Estimation and the Gauss-Markov theorem. Generalised t- and F- tests.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    The singular normal distribution. Distributions of quadratic forms. The general linear model. Multiple comparisons. Analysis of covariance. Generalised linear models. Analysis of categorical data.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    Matrix algebra. Some multivariate measures. Visualising multivariate data.  Multivariate distributions. Samples from multivariate normal populations. The Wishart distribution. Hotelling’s T ² statistic. Inferences about mean vectors.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    An introduction to Markowitz portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model. Analysis of the deficiencies in these methods. *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    Sensitivity based risk management. Standard methods for Value-at-Risk calculations. RiskMetrics, delta-normal methods, Monte Carlo simulations, back and stress testing.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    The modern world is made up of “systems”. This is evident from everyday discussions amongst even the general public. Statements such as “The system failed us”, or “The national energy system is under pressure” abound. Unfortunately, most people have little or no understanding what a system is, or how to deal with it. Digging deeper into the concept of “system” leads one to realise that engineers and scientists without any working knowledge of “systems thinking” cannot succeed when attempting to solve complex problems. The module will equip students with the ability to solve problems from a “whole”, “big picture” or holistic perspective. Students will develop a range of critical skills allowing them to successfully function in a complex world made up of many interrelated systems. The module will also provide students with an overview of systems engineering resulting from systems thinking, including the requisite tools and processes. This module will challenge much about a students’ work environment, but it also will be unlike any other module a student has ever completed, mostly presented independent of any traditional engineering discipline.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    An analysis as well as an implementation (including computer programs) of methods is covered. Introduction to the theory of Sobolev spaces. Variational and weak formulation of elliptic, parabolic, hyperbolic and eigenvalue problems. Finite element approximation of problems in variational form, interpolation theory in Sobolev spaces, convergence and error estimates.

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  • Module-inhoud:

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    Study of main principles of analysis in the context of their applications to modelling, differential equations and numerical computation. Specific principles to be considered are those related to mathematical biology, continuum mechanics and mathematical physics as presented in the modules WTW 772, WTW 787 and WTW 776, respectively.

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