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Welcome to The Quantitative Developer Certificate (QDC)

Become the highly paid quantitative software development expert

Banks, hedge funds and financial technology companies (fintechs) employ thousands of quantitative software development experts with salaries averaging $124,762 per year (approximately £100,000 or €115,000) as reported by Glassdoor, with salaries for senior practiotioners and managers extending into seven and eight figures. Not only are these jobs financially lucrative, they are intellectually challenging and stimulating, and highly regarded socially. Employers include Tower Research Capital, Citadel, Bloomberg L.P., and all the major bulge bracket investment banks.

📅 6 Months

💻 Online

✔ Module Tests + Final Examination + Certificate

Regional & Group Discount:
🌐 Global regional & group discount fee structures.

The course consists of 5 Modules:

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

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.

📆 8 - 10 Hours Weekly: Time Commitment
Weekly live and recorded lectures accessible any time, from any global location, in your educational portal.

🕛 Self-paced Online:
Students will have the opportunity to apply what they learn in hands-on projects throughout the course.

💡 Faculty:
Dedicated Faculty Support available every step of the way. Weekly seminar & student forum.

📊 Certificate:
“Students are awarded the prestigious QDC Certificate from WBS Training.”

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
  • Early bird discount
    15% until 9th August 2024

  • Early bird discount
    10% until 27th September 2024

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