Taught course

Finance and Econometrics

University of York · Department of Economics and Related Studies

Entry requirements

Minimum entry criterion is the equivalent of an upper 2nd Class degree primarily in economics, with strength in econometrics, from a UK university. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of this programme is to take students with a prior knowledge of economics and/or mathematics and give them a thorough grounding in theoretical and applied finance. The programme provides the essential postgraduate skills to those wishing to follow careers in applied or quantitative finance, as well as those wishing to pursue further research.

Core modules include:

  • advanced microeconomics;
  • advanced macroeconomics or international macroeconomics;
  • theory of finance;
  • topics in financial econometrics;
  • financial markets;
  • econometric methods for research.

Students also choose one further module from a wide range of options.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 323759