Which University would be best for IB? - Year 13 student

Hello I've finished my application part of UCAS and now I just need my school to give me a reference.

These are the Universities and the courses that I have selected:

University of Nottingham - BSc Finance, Accounting and Management + BSc Industrial Economics.

University of Exeter - BSc Accounting and Finance

University of Manchester - BAEcon Finance

King's College London - BSc Business Management 

Which one would be the best for IB and why?

Thank you.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 4:31am

The subject you study is fairly irrelevant tbh. You have applied to semi-targets, although some are a little stronger/more well represented than others. I'd say Nottingham and KCL do fairly well. I have seen a few people from Exeter but barely any from Manchester in front office division. But as they are all semi-targets I dont think there will be any major difference. Therefore, just choose whichever one you like the most out of Nottingham, KCL and Exeter. Make sure you network well, have a strong CV + CL, prepare for tests, know your technicals and apply early when the time comes (Aug/Sept next year, assuming everything works out well for you). Good luck mate.

Sep 28, 2021 - 6:29am

Exeter only places in FO strongly through Industrial Placement Years. Apart from that I'd say choose between Notts and KCL based on whether you want to live in London or not for 3 years

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Sep 28, 2021 - 7:27am

Assuming you get all offers, I'd say Notts. slightly disagree with above posters as I think degree choice does matter a fair bit once you're out of the firm targets, (Oxbridge, UCL, LSE etc) and most people I see break in from Notts did economics or something akin to it. It's a good school and you'll have a great time without being extorted by London fees, business it's also seen as a "soft subject" in the UK. 

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