BSc (Hons) Finance, Operations Research, Management and Statistics with a year in industryUniversity of York
Develop your mathematical and statistical skills and prepare for a career in quantitative business analysis.
You'll learn to use sophisticated tools from a broad range of mathematical disciplines, such as calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics, to sharpen your mathematical and statistical reasoning. Alongside this, you'll develop an in-depth knowledge of the context in which business analysts, quantitative finance officers ('quants') and operations managers work.
You'll expand your knowledge of theoretical concepts, with a focus on finance and operations. Spending a year in industry is an opportunity to apply the techniques you learn to practical business problems.
This course is taught in collaboration by the Department of Mathematics and the York Management School.
Year in industry
You gain management-related experience, apply your academic knowledge and improve your employability.
Assessment and feedback
Most of your modules conclude with a traditional closed exam, which will test your knowledge and ability to apply your skills.
You will have some scope to choose forms of assessment that you prefer through selection of option modules. You can pick modules which emphasise presentation skills, essay writing or exams.
Throughout your course you will complete work which doesn't count towards your final grade, which you can discuss with your tutors. This will allow you to practice your skills and extend your learning. It's a chance to discover your strengths and identify areas for improvement before your final exams.
Careers and skills
Our bespoke employability sessions help you identify and improve your skills. Our dedicated support team will help you to build an employability portfolio and to present yourself at your best for the next step of your career.
Our graduates go on to careers in all aspects of business and management. Many progress to postgraduate degrees at York and other leading universities.
- Data analyst
- Financial analyst
- Operations manager
- Quantitative consultant