LSE MSc Accounting and Finance VS UCL MSc Finance VS Imperial MSc Finance and Accounting

I know LSE has an excellent reputation in the Banking industry (+ other great reasons), but MSc AF isn't their flagship program. Whereas UCL MSc Finance is offered in Canary wharf and it's their flagship program. I also have Imperial Finance and Accounting offer, but I feel like LSE has a better program compared to the one offered in IC.

So my choices narrow down to UCL vs LSE, and which offer should I take in order for me to land an IB position in the future? 

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Apr 20, 2021 - 12:57am

no one cares about "flagship" programmes, no one cares about location of study in london.

you need to go to LSE - it's better for recruiting than UCL. 

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Apr 20, 2021 - 6:31am

UCL MSc Finance is a new programme, scroll through LinkedIn and you will see very very average candidates. Go with LSE without any hesitation. 

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Apr 20, 2021 - 6:40am

UCL's finance programmes are terrible. Your choice should be LSE vs. Imperial - the two targets here at PG. As Imperial's speciality is STEM, not finance/econ, LSE is the better choice for most people here. 

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