Taught course

Financial Engineering

Institution
University of York · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have one of the below:

  • an undergraduate degree equivalent to a class 2:1 or higher UK degree in a discipline with sufficient background in mathematical sciences, economics and finance
  • an undergraduate degree equivalent to a class 2:2 or higher UK degree in a discipline with sufficient background in mathematical sciences, economics and finance and completing the online pre-sessional course Mathematical Foundations of Quantitative Finance with a final grade of at least 60%

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Financial Engineering is delivered jointly by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Economics and Related Studies.

This course is intended for candidates who want to combine rigorous study of relevant topics in applied and computational mathematics with econometrics and quantitative finance.

Candidates are expected to have an undergraduate degree with strong scientific (such as, for example, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, electronics) or finance/economics backgrounds.

Students graduating with an MSc degree in Financial Engineering will typically find quantitative finance jobs in the City and other financial institutions. Other possibilities include fund management, insurance, the actuarial profession, taxation, and continued study to PhD level.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
maths-graduate-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 323097