Take advantage of expertise from two leading departments as you combine applied and computational mathematics with econometrics and quantitative finance.
We'll train you in core skills for financial engineering and you'll learn to use the key mathematical models that are fundamental to analysing financial issues. Our option modules will allow you to explore the topics in finance that you are particularly interested in.
Our expert tutors will help you to lay the foundations for a career as a quantitative analyst in top financial institutions, as well as opening opportunities in other careers involving financial management or analysis.
Careers and skills
This Financial Engineering course from University of York will build the foundations necessary for a successful career as a quantitative analyst in top financial institutions worldwide. It is also an ideal basis for progression to a PhD.
- Fund management
- Financial risk management
- Actuarial work
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- Econometric Methods for Research
- Continuous-Time Finance and Derivative Assets
- Time Series
- Financial Engineering
- Topics in Financial Econometrics
- Stochastic Calculus and Black-Scholes Theory
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesFinance General Engineering & Technology Actuarial Science View 116 other Masters in Actuarial Science in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent in a discipline with sufficient background in mathematical sciences, economics and finance. In certain cases we may also consider a 2:2, which would usually come with the condition that you complete the online pre-sessional course in Mathematical Foundations of Quantitative Finance with a final grade of at least 60%.
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International25240 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25240 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12660 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12660 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.