Machine Learning Institute CertificateInformation Session: 28th June, 18.30 BST

Welcome to The Machine Learning Institute Certificate in Finance (MLI)

The MLI is the world’s most comprehensive professional machine learning certificate in quantitative finance. The six-month part-time course is comprised of 2 levels, 3 Primers, 8 modules, 36 lectures, practical examples, case studies & exercises, module tests, a practical final project and a final examination. New lectures for cohort 10 include:

  • Training LLMs for Quant Finance
  • GPT-3: Key Concepts & Use Cases
  • Foundation NLP Models for ESG data extraction

New Deep Learning Module Exercise:

  • Predict Corporate Bond Spread Changes

3 Primers:

    • Mathematics for Machine Learning
    • Python for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
    • Advanced Python Techniques

8 Modules / 36 Lectures

    • Supervised learning
    • Deep learning
    • Unsupervised learning and alternative data
    • Practitioner’s approach to machine learning
    • Reinforcement learning
    • Time Series
    • NLP, Generative AI & Large Language Models
    • Quantum machine learning

Examination & Final Project

After completion of Module 8 students sit the unseen written examination. The exam is taken on the same day worldwide.

Final Examination: Candidates will sit a formal examination which can be taken from any global location online using our live invigilation platform.

Final Project: At the end of the programme, candidates apply the theoretical and practical skills acquired to a real world application within the financial services industry.

The assessment will take into account the quality and the originality of the work as well as the clarity of its presentation.

The MLI now offers a dedicated Alumni Employment Service. This service is for self-funded applicants only.

Global Timings:

  • UK: 6.00pm
  • UAE: 9.00pm
  • CET: 7.00pm
  • S. Africa: 7.00pm
  • India: 10.30pm
  • EST: 1.00pm
  • Brazil: 2.00pm

Regional & Group Discount:

The MLI Certificate offers global regional & group discount fee structures.

Group Discount: If 2 or more people from your institution wish to take The MLI Certificate please contact us.

Regional Offers: Get in contact for offers in your geographic region.

MLI Flexible Payment Options:

Option 1:

  • Pay in full

Option 2:

  • Full course: Pay 50% on registration and 50% in lecture week 15
  • Level 1: Pay 50% on registration and 50% in lecture week 14
  • Level 2: Pay 50% on registration and 50% in lecture week 30

Option 3:

  • Full course: Pay £1000 on registration, 50% of remaining balance in lecture week 13 and the final 50% in lecture week 29
  • Level 1: Pay £1000 on registration, 50% of remaining balance in lecture week 5 and the final 50% in lecture week 13
  • Level 2: Pay £1000 on registration, 50% of remaining balance in lecture week 21 and the final 50% in lecture week 29

MLI Partners:

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) are experts in numerical algorithms, software engineering and high-performance computing. They have served the finance industry with numerical software and consulting services for over four decades because of their outstanding product quality and technical support. Specifically, relevant to the finance industry, NAG pioneer in the provision of the NAG Library – numerical, machine learning and statistical components ideal for building Quant Libraries, Risk Applications and the like.

NAG also provides best-in-class C++ operator-overloading AD tools for CPU and GPU called dco (derivative computation through overloading) and dco/map (dco meta adjoint programming). The NAG Library and AD tools are used by many of the largest Investment Banks where they are embedded in Quant Libraries and XVA applications. As a not-for-profit company, NAG reinvests surpluses into the research and development of its products, services, staff and its collaborations.

The Thalesians are a group of dedicated professionals with an interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML), quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, physics and computer science, not necessarily in that order.

Please also visit our main Thalesians web page here too ( to learn more about us!

NTT DATA Europe & Latam was born from the alliance between everis (with a presence in Europe and Latin America) and NTT DATA EMEA (with a presence mainly in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany and Romania) to bring transformation and innovation to clients in Europe and Latin America.

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  • Discount Structure
  • Early bird discount
    25% until 4th August 2023

  • Early bird discount
    15% until 22nd September 2023

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