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The University is a top 10 UK research institution - according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021).
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Posted on Thursday 12 May 2022
The Department of Economics and Related Studies at York has strengthened its research performance across the board - including in research outputs, impact and environment - according to the latest Research Excellence Framework assessment.
Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022
Congratulations to Second Year Economics and Finance student Dominic Radley on being named a finalist for the Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2022 in the category Future Chief Financial Officer.
Posted on Friday 8 October 2021
Congratulations to our sponsored students on achieving a 100% exam pass rate
It is with great sadness that we report on the recent death of Dr Stephen Martin following a short illness.
The study of finance at York is both interdisciplinary in nature and focuses on delivering public good. Our work covers actuarial science, accounting, econometrics, operations research, and more. With over thirty academics working in this field, our research expertise is split across three academic departments: School for Business and Society, the Department of Economics and Related Studies, and the Department of Mathematics.