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  2. Financial Times MSc Finance Rankings 2014

    The Financial Times published the 2014 Pre-Experience and Post-Experience rankings for MSc Finance programs. Here are the links for anyone who might be interested: ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-finance-pre-experience-2014">Masters in Fi ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:53pm -

  3. Best MSc Finance programs in UK / Europe

    Hello, I am from India and I have an Engineering degree with 2 years of work exp. I am looking to get into Finance industry, specially into Hedge funds. I checked the MSc finance ranking on FT.com. Most of these schools are in UK. I wanted to know what ar ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  4. University Of St. Andrews experience? Opinions?

    I spoke with a friend who suggested me if the application to the tier1 uni in London (LSE,UCL,Imperial, LBS) will not work. I have seen the website and the placement, over the programs.. look nice! In other forum I have seen St.Andrews > Warwick/Kings ...

    26 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 30 2017 - 5:13pm -

  5. MSc in Finance: Rotterdam (RSM) vs. Stockholm (SSE)

    Hey, I am planning to apply for the finance programs at RSM and SSE for the intake in 2015. My problem is that I have a very low gmat score: 610 (Q45, V29). I think I'd still be able to get into RSM as they accept on a first-come first serve basis an ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2014 - 7:18am -

  6. What is the best Master's program for me?

    Fellow monkeys, I am going to apply to Master's (probably in finance) programs in Europe. Ultimate goal is IB in London. I am leaning more towards 2 year programs as I have not secured SA for the summer. Currently my top choices are SSE, Bocconi, HSG ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 11 2014 - 2:35am -

  7. LSE (Msc Risk and Stochastics) OR Imperial (Msc Finance)

    Hello I have an offer from LSE (Msc Risk and Stochastics) and Imperial (Msc Finance) My question is: what is the most prestigious to get into Investment Banking Graduate Programs? Thanks LSE Imperial MSc Finance ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2013 - 8:32am -

  8. Msc. Finance hurts your MBA Prospects- Why?

    Hello Everyone, I've noticed a lot of posts on these forums about a specialist Master's hurting your chances of getting into an MBA program but not a clear reason why. Could someone elaborate? Advantages:-Better shot at entry level positions (es ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2015 - 2:50am -

  9. MSc Finance Current Students & Graduates – What would you do differently?

    Hello fellow monkeys. As a prospective MSc Finance student, I would like to hear opinions of current MSc Finance students and graduates about what they would do differently if they had the chance to start their program again. I am asking this question mai ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 5:00pm -

  10. European Master Finance

    Hey everyone, as there is a similiar topic about US application to MFin programmes, I thought People would also like to discuss applications and strengths/weaknesses of the European programmes. I know that most universities are just starting their applica ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2015 - 10:20am -

  11. Msc. Finance- For non-IBD career path?

    Hello Everyone, Background: After much research on Msc / Ms. Finance programs it seems to me that 80% of the students intend to go into IB. I have no desire to get into IB or Management Consulting, but I still want to stand out and have a rewarding career ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 26 2010 - 2:46pm -

  12. Help me choose the right Msc Finance

    Hey Guys, I need your help in deciding which Msc finance program to choose. I have offers from the following schools: 1)Warwick Msc Finance 2)Cass- Msc Finance, Msc Investment Management 3)Rotterdam school of management- Msc Finance & investment 4) Vl ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 4:38am -

  13. MSc Finance: HKU vs. Cass vs. Warwick

    Hi guys, I'm here new. Recently I applied to the MSc in Finance at the following three universities: 1. The University of Hong Kong (HKU)- MSc in Finance, 2. Cass Business School- MSc in Finance; 3. Warwick Business School- MSc Business: Finance and ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:06pm -

  14. Is CFA worth it if I have a top Masters of Finance/CPA

    I am currently at a topp BB in a finance rotational program and will be going to LSE this fall for a MSc Accounting and Finance. I already have a CPA and am thinking about studying for the CFA, as I am interest in equity research / Asset Management. My qu ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  15. Durham University- Opinion Poll

    Hello Everyone, I had mentioned Durham University in another topic, but I want get a larger scope of opinion. From my perspective (a Non-target U.S. Undergrad- going for an Msc. Finance program): It looks like Durham has solid programs and a unique atmosp ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2013 - 1:10am -

  16. Help me make a career plan

    I am 28 year old, never been to college. Right after school I joined my fathers business steel manufacturing company in Bangladesh where I have worked for 10 years now. He made me work hard, 10-12 hrs a day. Now it is time for my father to retire (sell th ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2012 - 11:23am -

  17. HEC Lausanne MSc in Finance

    Hi everybody! I'm an Italian student that will take the bachelor's degree by July 2017. I would like to apply for MSc in Finance at HEC Lausanne, so I'm here to ask some questions about the School and the admission process. First, I would s ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 28 2017 - 12:32pm -

  18. Frankfurt finance management interview

    Just had interview for msc finance program. Can't find any statistics on acceptance rate or acceptance rate once you have been interviewed. Said it would be 1-2 weeks before I would know. Anyone have any experience or idea about what an approximate a ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2013 - 12:43pm -

  19. EDHEC vs RSM vs NHH vs LSE (Financial Statistics)

    Which programme is better in terms of acquiring a job in Asset Management and consequently in a hedge fund abroad after graduation? Got the offers in all these unis. I am a finance undergrad from Russia, 6 months semi-related work experience (finance, bus ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2016 - 1:34pm -

  20. RSM vs Bocconi vs Hec Lausanne vs SSE?

    Hi guys:-) My first post! Next year I'll graduate in Business adm. at the University Of Florence, and I'm looking around for a strong MsC Finance. I'm an italian student, great GPA, and in march I'll take IELTS + GMAT. I have seen the ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 20 2016 - 10:31am -

  21. UK Degree Equivalents

    LSE defines the US equivalent of a 2:1 to be 3.5 gpa What is the equivalent of a 1:1? 3.7 or 3.8? I'm thinking of applying for Diploma in Acc & Finance as I don't have a finance background... Also are the difficulty of majors (such as Engine ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2010 - 11:18am -

  22. Admission chance for MSc Finance?

    Hey! I've just graduated from my master. I'm thinking of applying for MSc Finance program for the next fall, but worrying about the chances of admission for each of them. Ok, briefly, my stats is a graduate from us top 20 liberal arts college, m ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2015 - 10:39am -

  23. Which uni for postgrad degree? (UK- Cass, WBS, LSE)

    Hello, I'd like to know your thoughts. I am applying for postgrad studies in the UK. My goal is to work in the banking industry (maybe in PE, HF after graduation). What uni do you prefer+recommend and if possible could you give me reasons as well? I ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2011 - 2:41pm -

  24. Msc in finance

    Hello, Student in an French School of Engineering conferring a master's degree in Engineering, I am looking for a Msc in Finance abroad. After a lot of research, I found 4 msc:- Msc in Finance at Concordia University John Molson School of Business- M ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2014 - 8:40am -

  25. Bocconi MSc Finance or Erasmus MSc Finance

    Hi, Quick question. What do you know about the two programs above, Bocconi (Milan) and Erasmus (Rotterdam) MSc Finance, in terms of prestige and recruiting. Any insight is very appreciated. MSc Finance ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2009 - 2:17pm -

  26. MsC Finance in Switzerland; ETH- Geneve- ST Gallen

    Which one? St Gallen: + 1 year + placement, name + program- application requirements ETH Zurich: + 1.5 year + name of the uni + tuitions- too quantitative- not a real business school + only ielts (7) required Geneve:- 2 years- no placement center + locati ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 20 2016 - 10:46am -

  27. Admission chances for latinamerican undergraduate- LSE, IE Business School, Oxford, HEC (Masters in Finance or related)

    Hello, I am centralamerican (Honduran) with double major in Industrial Engineering and Finances and an associate degree in Business Administration. Im currently aspiring for a Finance related masters degree in a top B-school in europe. I graduated from a ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 19 2017 - 1:54am -

  28. Job prospects with no experience/internships and MSc Finance

    Some background: 23 years old, married, undergrad in Finance December of 2012 from a non-target school in Florida, 3.5 cumulative, 4.0 major GPA. I do not have an official gmat score as of yet, but have scored just over 700 in practice tests with little s ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2011 - 10:05pm -

  29. IE or Bocconi MSc Finance for IBD in London?

    Been accepted by both IE business school's MIF and Bocconi's MSc Finance. Ultimately want to work in IBD in London (yes I've applied to schools there), so these are my choices. Both programs are very similar in terms of rankings/placements/ ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 1 2018 - 1:02pm -

  30. WUSTL/SMU G MSF vs CUHK MSc Finance

    Background: International student with a degree in Econ/Math from a non target university in the US. Open to working anywhere (I realize placement for international kids are extremely tough). So the deadline for deposits for WUSTL/Singapore Management Uni ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2015 - 11:09am -

  31. MSc Finance overlaps CFA program, where is the value? MSc Econ an alternative?

    Hello everyone, I am currently rethinking my whole career plan and I need your advice. Here's my profile: 22 years old male, French, graduated from a Top 3 B-School in Canada GPA: 3.75 / 4.3 (fluent in English, Spanish, French); GMAT: 640 (Q 38; V 39 ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2014 - 9:55am -

  32. Requirement Msc Finance Bocconi or Rotterdam School of Management

    Hi everybody, I would like to know what are the minimum requested GMAT and GPA to enter at the Msc in Finance at Bocconi or at RSM. With a GPA of 2.1 (italian vote of 105/110) is it possible to enter in Bocconi yet if you have much more than 700 at GMAT? ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2014 - 10:32am -

  33. MS Finance Imperial College London Profile

    Hey Guys, I have a B.Eng EEE and MSc in Optics and a PhD in laser physics and optical comms all from UK universities. I also have 2.5 years work experience in high rank position in a large telecomm company. Would my profile fit to what Imperial college wa ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2011 - 2:31pm -

  34. MSc Finance LSE/Oxford/Imperial/Warwick

    Hi guys, would appreciate some input on my changes to be accepted into the MSc Finance programmes at LSE, Oxford, Imperial and Warwick. Also, do you think I would be eligible for a scholarship at any of these schools? Tuition fees are quite hefty. My prof ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 26 2019 - 10:18am -

  35. Which MsC should I choose?

    I have been offered a place for a 1 year MsC finance at the following schools: University of Edinburgh Strathclyde Business School Antwerpen management school I do not know which is the best alternative? I have done some research and ranking wise the stra ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 29 2018 - 1:48pm -

  36. Why did QMUL loose its ranking in FT Msc Finance ranking 2017?

    So, I have offer from QMUL for MSc Investment and Finance. One of the main reason for selecting it was the coursework, location and membership in Russell Group. But then I checked the FT MSc Finance Rankings and saw that QMUL was ranked #39 in 2015 and #3 ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 24 2018 - 4:02am -

  37. Msc Accounting and Finance at LSE vs CFA

    In terms of prestige, career benefits, which do you guys think would be better? CFA MSc Finance ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2011 - 8:01pm -

  38. [UK[MSc Finance; LSE vs Cass vs Imperial

    Hi everybody, I am in a pretty serious dilemma with regards to my postgraduate offers and I need some advice or at least a few opinions! Basically, I have offers for MSc Finance at LSE (conditional on a 1st) MSc Finance at Imperial (conditional on a 2.1) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2010 - 9:38pm -

  39. ESADE vs EDHEC vs RSM

    Dear Colleagues, I am a Russian graduating student aimed to pursue MSc abroad at some of these programmes: ESADE Finance, EDHEC Financial Markets, RSM Finance and Investments. I would like to find a work abroad after the graduation, preferably in Asset Ma ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2016 - 9:32am -

  40. Msc Finance and Banking vs Finance and Investment

    Hello guys, could you please explain if any of these master's degrees will limit my job prospectus? i mean is a master in finance and banking mainly for banking(retail) jobs? i cant decide if i prefer IB or corporate finance or retail banking as a jo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2015 - 6:19pm -

  41. WHU MSc- Gateway for consulting recruiting?

    Hi everyone, I am considering possible options for a masters in finance and wanted to know if anyone had valuable input about WHU as a target school for consulting recruitment in Europe. How does WHU measure up to the likes of LSE, HEC Paris, ESSEC, IE Bu ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2014 - 5:19pm -

  42. Please evaluate my profile for masters

    Hi all! I will be applying for master's degrees for the fall 2012 intake. I've read a lot of these profile evaluation threads and have a decent view of where I'm standing. I realize that all of these are proably a reach but I have narrowed ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 1:29pm -

  43. MSc Finance UCL vs CASS vs IE

    Hi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an Investment Banking i ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 14 2018 - 2:18am -

  44. WHU Admission Test

    Im planning to apply to WHU's msc in finance soon. As I understand, I need to present a topic of my choice. My problem is that my bachelors degree didnt have a lot of finance or econ...so I feel that I may not be up to the task. Can someone,who has t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 9:06pm -

  45. The MSc Option

    Obviously the MBA is the big dog in the room, but a MSc in Finance Program can at least help land your first job. Currently I'm going through a Masters course directly out of undergrad and am enjoying it- and hope to continue on to something more may ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2010 - 9:20am -

  46. U.S. Citizenship- Advantage or Disadvantage?

    Hello Everyone, Background: I will be applying to Msc. Finance programs in the U.K. next Fall. I have U.S. and E.U. citizenship, so I am eligible to work anywhere in Europe or the U.S. I go to a non-target in the U.S. Question: Does a U.S. citizenship/bac ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 9:56am -

  47. Business School and GMAT Forum

    Hi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an IB in London or Amst ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 13 2018 - 10:53am -

  48. Offer And Scholarship From LSE MSc Finance, 1yr ETF Sales, looking for advice

    Hi all, Looking for some careers advice, happy to help others with UK queries etc. A quick background: Undergraduate degree in Economics, Top 10 Uni, Grade: 1st (British grades: 3rd, 2:2, 2:1, 1st). Fairly quantitative degree, advanced calculus, linear al ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 26 2018 - 3:08pm -

  49. UK- Seeking Careers Advice- Offer and scholarship from LSE MSc Finance, 1yr ETF Sales WkExp

    Hi all, Looking for some careers advice, happy to help others with UK queries etc. A quick background: Undergraduate degree in Economics, Top 10 Uni, Grade: 1st (British grades: 3rd, 2:2, 2:1, 1st). Fairly quantitative degree, advanced calculus, linear al ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 24 2018 - 1:52pm -

  50. Admission to MSc in Finance for NON-EU

    Alright so my profile briefly: finishing my Bachelor in Management with major in Finance, GPA 4.7/5, GMAT 740, good extracurriculars and internship in Gazprom with focus on finance. Applied to Bocconi in 2nd Round, put MSc in Finance 1st choice and CEMS 2 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2015 - 1:58pm -

  51. Requirement for Msc bocconi or Rotterdam school of Management

    Hi everybody, I would like to know what are the minimum requested GMAT and GPA to enter at the Msc in Finance at Bocconi or at RSM. With a GPA of 2.1 (italian vote of 105/110) is it possible to enter in Bocconi yet if you have much more than 700 at GMAT? ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2014 - 10:42am -

  52. Which are the Best Finance Case Competitions?

    Hey fellow monkeys, do you know any finance related & case competitions (such as ModelOff) that would be worth our time to participate? As a prospective postgrad/ MSF student in Europe, I think it would be a really interesting experience to participat ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2014 - 6:46am -

  53. CFA level I + MSc in management or MSc in Finance?

    Hello fellow primates! I am currently signed up for the 2010 december level I CFA exam and I am looking forward to start a masters degree in Europe. Now here's the thing, while checking the Msc finance curriculum of several schools (top fifteen maste ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2010 - 4:36pm -