Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/166644
Title: Introduction to Python for finance students
Authors: Thng, Joelle
Keywords: Engineering::Computer science and engineering
Social sciences::Education
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Nanyang Technological University
Source: Thng, J. (2023). Introduction to Python for finance students. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. https://hdl.handle.net/10356/166644
Abstract: As programming becomes a highly valued and sought-after skill in the economy, many universities have started offering Python courses to help students keep up with the demands of employers. This study focuses on designing a university module that effectively educates undergraduate students on financial analysis using Python programming. To better satisfy the specific demands for each sector, this study adopted a qualitative research modus operandi to craft a module that would complement students’ existing financial skills. The lessons were structured using research-backed educational learning tools, and important Python concepts were prudently screened before being included in the syllabus. The course contents were streamlined based on criteria such as ease of learning and versatility. In particular, the skills taught were modelled in a way to ensure they were beneficial for financial data processing and analysis. Through this study, a 6-week course containing the chosen topics and programming applications was carefully constructed for finance students. The findings in this paper will provide valuable insights as to how teaching programming could be customised for students hailing from various academic backgrounds.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/166644
Schools: School of Computer Science and Engineering 
Fulltext Permission: restricted
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