Financial Derivatives


This is a professional level exam, covering the characteristics of derivatives including forwards, futures, swaps and others traded in the UK, their relationship to the underlying cash securities, and their use in achieving investment objectives.

This paper provides a detailed understanding of the special characteristics of derivatives, including forwards, futures, swaps, options and others, and their relationship to the underlying cash securities. It enables you to use these instruments to address a wide range of trading and investment objectives, and to understand and be able to control the risks of financial derivatives and derivatives portfolios.


Questions 9
Estimated Study Time 200 hours
Pass Mark Variable but not less than 50%
Pass Rate 80%
Length of exam 3 hours
Level 6

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A very insightful session. I was able to correlate with the content in a practical manner, as the example given were very good. Thanks for such a good session. The session helped in gaining leanings about derivatives and contracts.

  - Abhishek, Student (BPL), SOIL-GGN

It was by far the best workshop, rather than a lecture that we are used to. I could not understand share market and its working before this. You were good. Though I was not too excited about the finance before. But it was a transformation.

  - Jashan , Student (MBA)-BVIMR

According to me, the session was highly interactive and provided the valuable knowledge and information that could help us in entering into the stock market and also in various financial institutions. Thank you so much SIR.

  - Karuna , Student (MBA)-BVIMR