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About

The exciting and intensive Mathematical Finance programme from University of York will give you the skills you need to work in the financial sector and adapt quickly to new developments in the field. 

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Overview

Join an established course which has been serving students for over a decade. Our team of dedicated academic staff are leaders in their field. They publish definitive textbooks with Cambridge University Press and Springer, introducing stochastic processes and mathematical finance to crucial modern concerns such as credit risk. 

The Mathematical Finance programme from University of York features on RiskNet.

If you'd like to study this course but feel the need to revise and consolidate your mathematics background before starting, we offer an online pre-sessional course: Mathematical Foundations of Quantitative Finance. 

Careers and skills

Upon successful completion of this course, you can embark on careers in trading and pricing derivative financial securities (options, futures, forwards, and the like), fund management, risk management, research and development, or pursue further study to PhD level.

Career opportunities

The graduates go on to work in:

  • investment banks
  • hedge funds
  • insurance companies
  • stock brokerage
  • unit trusts
  • pension funds
  • corporate finance departments
  • other financial institutions worldwide

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods of Finance
  • Discrete Time Modelling and Derivative Securities 
  • Stochastic Calculus and Black-Scholes Theory
  • Modelling of Bonds, Term Structure, and Interest Rate Derivatives 
  • Portfolio Theory and Risk Management 
  • C++ Programming with Applications in Finance
  • Computational Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in Mathematics or a related subject including certain science degrees. 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%. 
  • If your undergraduate degree is in business, finance or economics with sufficiently strong mathematics background (equivalent to at least two years of university level mathematics courses), then we encourage you to apply also. We welcome students with recent degrees as well as those with work experience in related disciplines and professions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    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.

Funding

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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