AAA including A in Mathematics (full entry requirements)
3 years full-time
Today's financial firms look for those who can carry out sophisticated work with the latest tools. This maths and finance degree provides the training needed to succeed and rise above the rest in today's financial industry.
Six months after graduation around 90 per cent of University of York Maths graduates are employed or in further study.
In this three-year maths and finance degree, you'll take modules in mathematics, statistics and financial economics. There will also be opportunities to study business finance, computer programming, and other options.
The first year develops a foundation in maths and statistics, as well as in general and financial economics.
In addition to the above you will also need to complete our online Academic Integrity module. This covers some of the essential skills and knowledge which will help you to study independently and produce work of a high academic standard which is vital for success at York.
This module will:
We emphasise consolidating quantitative and analytical skills, while still studying core concepts.
In the final year, students learn methods of quantitative finance. You'll use techniques to model and forecast interest rates and stock prices.
You may choose optional modules from most of the Mathematics third-year modules. Find details of the Economics modules on the Department's page.
Lectures and seminars are the main mode of teaching. Some modules have practical computer classes. All modules are supported by extensive online material, including a discussion forum.
Your maths and finance degree assessments will be mainly examinations and regular homework. In your third year, you'll begin a final project that combines a final report, poster presentation, and short written assignments.
Maths and finance degree graduates are in great demand by a wide range of employers. They value the strong analytical and problem-solving skills you'll develop over the course of the degree.
All applications must be made through UCAS. Accepted applicants will be invited to visit between November and April, to meet our current students and staff.
AAA in three A levels, including Mathematics.
D3, D3, M2 in three principal subjects, including Mathematics.
AAAAB, including A in Mathematics.
36 points, including HL6 in Mathematics.
AAAABB, including A1 in Mathematics.
80 per cent average, including 85 per cent in Mathematics.
Country-specific information about accepted qualifications and equivalent grades may be available.
Our English language requirements for overseas applicants can be found in the Entry Requirements to York.