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MSc Financial Engineering

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

This intensive course is featured on RiskNet and jointly delivered by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics and Related Studies.

Course content

You'll develop your skills and knowledge in econometrics and quantitative finance alongside applied and computational mathematics, guided by experienced and enthusiastic lecturers from the Departments of Mathematics and Economics.

Both departments host lively calendars of seminars and lectures, allowing you to expand your learning through visits from distinguished scholars and practitioners.

Careers and skills

This course 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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 25,240per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    149 62%

    28th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    26th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    29th

    13

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