The Financial Engineering Graduate Diploma at York University is a program offered by the Schulich School of Business in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. It provides rigorous training in financial theory, methods of engineering, tools of mathematics and practice of programming.
Applicants with strong quantitative backgrounds in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, science and engineering are suitable for this program. After completing the program, students will be equipped with the theoretical knowledge and specialized skills to develop and value new financial instruments and implement risk management schemes. Possible career paths include derivatives trading and valuation, risk management in banks, investment firms, brokerage houses, other financial institutions and consulting firms.
Students may apply to one of the following versions of this program:
- Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering (Stand Alone)
This is a part-time program open to applicants who have fulfilled certain requirements but are not currently graduate students at York University. For detailed information on admission, course offerings and diploma requirements, please go here.
- Masters Degree combined with Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering
This program is offered to York students who are either registered as Masters students in the Faculty of Graduate School or MBA students in the Schulich School of Business. For detailed information on admission, course offerings and diploma requirements, please visit the Graduate Diplomas page.
- MBA Degree with Financial Engineering Concentration
This program is offered to MBA students in the Schulich School of Business. For detailed information on admission, course offerings and concentration requirements, please visit the Specializations page.
- Post-MBA Diploma in Financial Engineering
This program is offered to students who have been admitted to Schulich’s Post-MBA Diploma program and would like to specialize in Financial Engineering. For detailed information on admission, course offers and diploma requirements, please visit the Post-MBA Specializations page.