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The Learning Portal - Your doorway to learning

At the heart of our program delivery is the CQF portal. This is the hub for all your learning, faculty support and examination before, during and after completing the qualification. 

We understand people are busy, which is why we ensure you can access the CQF portal 24/7, so your study can fit around your life. With your own unique online account, you’ll have instant access to live broadcast lectures, recordings of lectures, supporting materials (such as slide packs, annotated class notes, exercises and solutions, sample coding and excel examples), our Lifelong Learning library and CQF Forum.

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The App -  Accessible online and offline 

Here at the CQF we are dedicated to development and are always looking for the best ways to improve our product. This is why we have created the CQF App. The app gives you to access content both online and offline by allowing you to download lectures to your device. You can then watch at your leisure even if you are not connected to the internet. 

Our App can be downloaded onto any IOS or Android device and gives you access to download and view our prime lectures, VBA lectures, core lectures, and Lifelong Learning resources offline. 

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Reading materials

You will also receive hard copies of the books on our recommended reading list to help you master quant finance:


  • Paul Wilmott Introduces Quantitative Finance, Paul Wilmott 
  • Paul Wilmott on Quantitative Finance, 3 Volume Set, Paul Wilmott 
  • Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance, Paul Wilmott 
  • Asset Price Dynamics, Volatility and Predictions, Stephen Taylor
  • Derivatives Analytics with Python, Yves Hilpisch 
  • Monte Carlo Methods in Finance, Peter Jaeckel
  • Derivatives Models on Models, Espen Gaarder Haug 
  • The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Credit Risk, Funding, Collateral, and Capital, Jon Gregory