12 months
25240 GBP/year
12660 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This intensive Financial Engineering course from University of York is featured on RiskNet and jointly delivered by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics and Related Studies.

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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.

Career opportunities

  • Fund management
  • Financial risk management
  • Insurance
  • Actuarial work
  • Taxation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometric Methods for Research
  • Econometrics 
  • Continuous-Time Finance and Derivative Assets 
  • Time Series
  • Financial Engineering
  • Topics in Financial Econometrics 
  • Stochastic Calculus and Black-Scholes Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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%.

Tuition Fee

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    25240 GBP/year
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  • National

    12660 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12660 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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