Full-Time CFA® Courses
Quartic Training is pleased to welcome full-time students to the CFA® Program. Our courses are designed for candidates who would like to devote most of their week to studying in order to maximise their chances of success. The classes present each topic in detail, with interactive sessions including question practice and group discussion as well as the review of class materials.
You will be taught by experienced instructors who have been through the exams that you are preparing for. So as well as helping with exam technique they will be able to bring subjects to life with practical examples.
Six month courses are structured over 28 days, two days per week. You will receive 15 hours of structured training each week – this will enable students from outside the EU to comply with UK Border Agency regulations for student visas.
The first few months are the Education phase. Every subject will be introduced from a basic level, with little background knowledge assumed. This is particularly true of accounting, as many students will not have a finance background. The classes are highly interactive, with lots of question practice and discussion, so that students benefit as much as possible from the course. It is expected that students spend at least a further 15 to 20 hours per week studying at home or in study groups. There is a Progress Test every few weeks: these are an excellent guide to how well you are doing so far – there is a strong correlation between your results on these tests and your actual exam, so it pays to get studying as early as possible! The Progress Tests also help Quartic decide who should receive the Quartic Scholarship.
The Revision phase follows, with the class reviewing the entire curriculum again. The focus of this phase is on question practice and exam technique. By the end of the Revision phase you should feel confident in being able to answer exam-level questions.
A six-hour invigilated mock exam is then provided. Quartic Training will mark and grade these papers, with a full review afterwards.
NINE MONTH and YEAR-LONG COURSES
Quartic Training also offer 9 month and year-long Level I and Level II full-time CFA® courses; giving students even more class time and support, and improving the chances of a first-time pass.
Job-hunting and careers
For most of our students, studying professional qualifications is an important step in launching a successful career in finance. We offer career seminars to improve your job-hunting skills and to help you to get that all-important internship or even permanent job.
You have chosen to study in an amazing city – and life isn’t just about exams! Not only will you be studying in the heart of the financial City of London but you will be surrounded by a wide range of attractions. London boasts more than 100 theatres, 600 cinema screens, 5000 pubs and bars, 200 clubs, countless parks, canals, markets, galleries and fairs, not to mention the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Madame Tussauds, Oxford Street shopping and 6000 restaurants with food from around the world.
Although many attractions have free entrance, at Quartic we recognise that living in London can be rather expensive, so we will help you to find flatmates and also identify parts of London that are relatively affordable to live in. You should also be eligible for student discounts on many services and activities, including student travelcards for getting around the city.
Although we have agents helping students in some countries, the process of applying for visas is rather complex - please speak to us so that we can guide you along the way.
To enrol on the full-time course, in addition to the CFA® Institute requirements, students will need to provide:
Students are also required to:
- Sit a short assessment test
- Sign an Intention Declaration and
- Make payment for the course
Once all the requirements are met then a student requiring a visa will be issued with a CAS.
Quartic Training has been approved by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and has been awarded Highly Trusted Sponsor status by the UK Border Agency (for Tier 4 visa applications from non-EU students); you can view the register of approved institutions here.
Course fees and options are available here.