MSc: Bristol vs St Andrews vs Bath vs Edinburgh

Lads,

Unfortunately I got rejected from few business school in London. Now have pending 2/3 apps in Europe, but my target - as you know - is London's fund industry.

Now I have to decide where to apply between:

  • Bristol (MSc Finance)
  • St. Andrews (MSc Banking and Finance)
  • Bath (MSc Finance and risk)
  • Edinburgh (MSc Banking and finance)

Bristol and St. Andrews look like a viable path in order to break that job mkt.

Thoughts? I know they're semi target, but would like to know in terms of OCR, career and so on, which one worth it.

Thanks!!!!

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Comments (7)

May 10, 2018

All of them are semis, it would be easier to recruit from Bath/Bristol due to the proximity to London. All of them will be on par otherwise. I would lean towards Bristol as they place a bit more students in the finance industry at the undergrad level, but not sure for MSc.

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May 10, 2018

Randomly search from LinkedIn it seems that at postgrad level St. Andrwes has the edge.. I mean, more students in BB while from MSc Bristol is lower

The name of the game, moving the money from the client's pocket to your pocket

May 10, 2018

Since it's so late I would apply to all of them and come back for advice when you have offers.

May 10, 2018

I applied but share your thoughts pls

The name of the game, moving the money from the client's pocket to your pocket

May 10, 2018

Bristol has the edge

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May 10, 2018

They're all about the same.. Not much of a premium in recruiting though since semi-targets aren't really a thing at the masters level - that said, having the brand helps if you're coming from a lower starting point.

May 10, 2018
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