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Welcome to The Quantitative Developer Certificate (QDC)

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.

The course consists of 5 Modules:

  • Python for Finance
  • C++ fundamentals and use cases from quantitative finance
  • Data Structures and Algorithms in C++
  • Databases in finance – KDB
  • Design of systematic trading platforms

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.

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

23 lecture weeks

10-12 hours per week. 2 – 3 hours lectures.

5 Module Tests and Final Examination

Sample test questions from quant interviews will be provided.


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
    30% until 9th June 2023

  • Early bird discount
    25% until 11th August 2023

  • Early bird discount
    15% until 22nd September 2023

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