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Welcome to The Quantitative Developer Certificate (QDC)

The QDC is the world’s most comprehensive professional developer certificate in quantitative finance. The six-month part-time course comprises of 5 modules over 22 lectures, practical examples, case studies & exercises, module tests, and a final examination.

The objective of the course is to develop fundamental skills of quantitative developer role. The course is designed by practitioners from quantitative finance with experience in model development for derivative pricing and systematic trading. The primary coding languages of the course are Python and C++. As it is essential in finance to work with time series data we introduce database KDB and the language q, which are the leading solutions for storing the timeseries.

5 Modules:

  • Python for Finance
  • C++ fundamentals and use cases from quantitative finance
  • Data Structures and Algorithms in C++
  • Databases in finance – KDB
  • Designing algo-trading applications

Throughout the course sample test questions from quant interviews will be provided. One should also expect the final test exam at the end of the course.

Regional & Group Discount

The QDC Certificate offers global regional & group discount fee structures.

Group Discount: If 2 or more people from your institution wish to take The QDC Certificate please contact us. If you have a wider interest,  preferred supplier agreements offer best value.

Regional Offers: Get in contact for offers in your geographic region.


Global Timings:

  • UK: 6.00pm
  • UAE: 9.00pm
  • CET: 7.00pm
  • S. Africa: 7.00pm
  • India: 10.30pm
  • EST: 1.00pm
  • Brazil: 2.00pm


The Thalesians are a group of dedicated professionals with an interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML), quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, physics and computer science, not necessarily in that order.

Please also visit our main Thalesians web page here too ( to learn more about us!

  • Discount Structure
  • Super early bird discount
    20% until 2nd February 2024

  • Early bird discount
    15% until 8th March 2024

  • Early bird discount
    10% until 12th April 2024

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