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C++ Course

Postby magassi » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:27 pm

Hi Mark,

I already have some basic C++ skills from self-learning (with the help of your book) and I have done a numerical computation subject in Matlab from UNSW before. I am thinking to enrol in a C++ subject in the university and I found two subjects available in UTS. One is offered in the Master of Quantitative Finance program and I have heard it teaches on how to use C++ to solve financial problems. The other is offered in the computer science department that is called Principles of Object-oriented programming in C++ and this subject is non-finance related but probably focuses on how to write proper object-oriented programs. Which subject do you think is better for a quant career especially for a front office role in derivatives? Thanks for your advice.
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Re: C++ Course

Postby mj » Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:03 pm

I'd go for the financial one. It's probably taught by Schlogl who knows what he's doing and is writing a book on the topic.
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