MSc vs HFoF as route into top-tier investment bank

Hi guys,

I am hoping some of you might be help give me advice with regards to my current situation. My career goal is to go into a top-tier investment bank as a route into hedge fund investing. Currently based in the UK.

I recently graduated with a degree in computer science. I currently have an offer for a large hedge fund of funds as a research analyst. I also have an offer for a MSc in finance and accounting which costs £35k.

I was just wondering if anyone could help me make the best decision in order to make my way into investment banking. I don't have any corporate finance experience so will this affect my chances?

Are there any other options I should be considering?

Thanks in advance!

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  • Prospect in HF - Other
Jul 17, 2020 - 1:11pm

Yeah would be keen to get some insight on this. That's a tough one. Hard to turn down a good HFoF salary, but then again will the opportunities be there for you to get IB in London?

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