M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Engineering

New York University

16 months
48089 USD/year
48089 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Engineering MSc program from New York University furnishes students with foundational knowledge in financial concepts. This knowledge then becomes a springboard to specialized fields where students can apply concepts to everything from derivatives risk finance to financial IT and algorithmic trading on Big Data.


Sophisticated modeling and information technology now dominate the financial world. The theories and the practice of Finance are challenged today by complex financial and global systems and by dynamically changing regulatory environments and politics. A global world in transition creates both opportunities and challenges for financial engineers to adapt theoretical and financial constructs into profitable and innovative opportunities by creating innovative, custom-designed instruments in the marketplace.

At the Financial Engineering MSc program from New York University we train our students to do exactly that: to engineer the future of finance and transform financial theory into practice. 

The program allows students to select courses from the following focus areas:

  • Corporate Finance and Financial Markets
  • Computational Finance
  • Technology and Algorithmic Finance
  • Risk Finance

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Financial Economics 
  • Derivative Securities
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance 
  • Valuation for Financial Engineering 
  • Financial Risk Management and Asset Pricing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64119 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    48089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64119 USD for the full programme during 16 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /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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