Course Term: Hilary
Course Lecture Information: 16 lectures
Course Overview:
The goal of this course is to refresh and expand knowledge of several important topics of the MSc, such as Object Oriented Programming with C++, theory of pricing and hedging of derivative securities, numerical analysis and stochastic calculus. The course is organized around a project for the design and implementation of a powerful C++ library for pricing of derivative securities. The students will learn important principles of implementation of financial models and master algorithms of evaluation of different types of derivative securities: European, American, standard, barrier and path dependent options on stocks and interest rates. The course will be organised in 8 three-hour sessions. All course materials will be supplied.