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The University of York

Mathematical Finance

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Rank: 21st (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.york.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning (part-time)

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 18 months

Intl fees: £18240


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20
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21st
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Description

University of York has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This exciting and intensive one-year taught postgraduate programme has been established for over a decade. It is taught by a team of dedicated academic staff who are leaders in their field, publishing definitive textbooks with Cambridge University Press and Springer, ranging from introductions to stochastic processes and mathematical finance to crucial modern concerns such as credit risk. In a typical year the class consists of around 15-20 students, from a number of different countries, with many classes taught in our dedicated new lakeside Master's Study Centre.The Department of Mathematics, the University of York, and the historic City of York provide a uniquely attractive environment in which to live and study.On this MSc programme you will develop skills and competence in Mathematical Finance which are of direct relevance in the field of work. For details of the modules currently offered please see Programme Structure. If you are unable to commit yourself to full-time campus-based study and would prefer to study by online distance learning then please visit the MSc in Mathematical Finance by Online Distance Learning.

Requirements

Entry requirements

https://www.york.ac.uk/maths/postgraduate/pg-taught-courses/msc-mathematical-finance/

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each component)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of York, Financial mathematics. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.

About this university

International students

York is home to international students from around the world and its website contains specific information for each country about requirements to study there. There is a special international student support department that offer everything from immigration advice services to student orientation programs on arrival in the UK. The orientation program, called Welcome Week, is a free program of talks and activities to help international students understand life at York and the British culture. There is also an International Students Association (ISA) to get involved with and English language support programs for those who don't speak English or wish to learn more. The ISA is a part of the YUSU and is one of the largest organisations on campus with some 2000 members. It hosts around 100 events each year with the aim of promoting cultural exchange. Student life outside the classroom revolves around the University of York Student Union or YUSU. It operates a licensed venue called The Courtyard as well as representing students through a number of committees and its council. The union operates a TV station, radio station and a student newspaper as well as a magazine and its own cinema, showing around 30 films each term. The university has over 60 sports teams participating in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league as well as the annual Roses Tournament against Lancaster University, the largest inter-university tournament in Europe. It commemorates the Civil War known as the War of the Roses. In the arts, the Music Society and the Drama Society are two of the largest groups on campus and work together to stage an annual musical. There are also a number of specialist art groups including the ComedySoc an FUSION, dedicated to urban music and raising money for charity. All take part in York Carnival, an annual celebration of music and arts in York that now sees crowds in excess of 5000.

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