Statistics and Computational Finance at University of York - UCAS

University of York

Degree level: Postgraduate

Statistics and Computational Finance (Taught)

Course summary

This programme in statistics and computational finance aims to train students to work as professional statisticians, not only at the interface between statistics and finance, but to provide skills applicable in sociology, health science, medical science, biology, and other scientific areas where data analysis is needed. The emphasis of the programme is on data analysis. It will equip students with contemporary statistical ideas and methodologies as well as advanced knowledge, which will make students very competitive to industry, academic and governmental institutions. There are excellent career prospects for employment in industry and the public sector for our graduates.


Module includes: Advanced regression analysis; mathematical methods of finance; portfolio theory and risk management; financial time series; stochastic calculus and Black-Scholes theory; advanced multivariate analysis. Optional modules: Survival analysis (M Level); statistics for insurance; computational finance; statistical modelling and practical data analysis with R; C++ programming with applications in finance.

Assessment method

How to apply

International applicants

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £14990 Year 1
EU £30030 Year 1
England £14990 Year 1
Northern Ireland £14990 Year 1
Scotland £14990 Year 1
Wales £14990 Year 1
Channel Islands £14990 Year 1
International £30030 Year 1

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Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Statistics and Computational Finance at University of York - UCAS