12 months
22440 GBP/year
10130 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Aimed at those with a prior knowledge of economics and/or mathematics, the Finance and Econometrics programme from University of York provides a thorough grounding in the theory of finance, as well as the mathematical techniques needed to model complex data.

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The Finance and Econometrics programme from University of York will give you access to exceptional teaching and facilities.

Careers and skills

This Masters will give you the essential postgraduate skills you need to follow a career in applied or quantitative finance, or to pursue further research. Employers will value your knowledge of econometric techniques and your ability to analyse financial markets. The MSc in Finance and Econometrics is also excellent preparation for a PhD.

Career opportunities

You'll gain the skills that will allow you to work in a variety of organisations. These include:

  • Banks
  • Consultancies
  • Investment companies
  • Government departments
  • International financial institutions
  • Universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics or International Macroeconomics
  • Theory of Finance
  • Topics in Financial Econometrics 
  • Financial Markets 
  • Econometric Methods for Research
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Continuous-time Finance and Derivative Assets 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Design and Analysis of Mechanisms and Intitutions

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 subject with sufficient econometrics and economics and/or finance content. A strong background in mathematics or statistics would be an advantage.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22440 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22440 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10130 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10130 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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