Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 10 Feb 2016, 17:38
GMAT Club Tests


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Chances of MSc Finance in UK

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 19 Dec 2010
Posts: 19
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 3

Chances of MSc Finance in UK [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2011, 12:41

With following profile, what are the chances of MSc Finance admit in UK universities (specially LBS, LSE, Warwick in that order)?

GMAT: 710 (Q49 V38 AWA 5)
IELTS: 8.0
Undergrad GPA: translates to 68% in Computer Science (from Pakistan)
Cleared CFA level 1 in first attempt (>70% marks in 10 out of 11 subject areas)
Registered to take CFA 2 in June 2011
Age: 26
Work experience: Software development for banks and financial analysis software
Community service: none
Trading/finance: Only at home: Experimented with algorithmic trading in depth.
Hobbies: Sunday league cricketer, local chess club player.

Kaplan Promo CodeKnewton GMAT Discount CodesVeritas Prep GMAT Discount Codes
Expert Post
Status: Graduated
Affiliations: HEC
Joined: 28 Sep 2009
Posts: 1637
Concentration: Economics, Finance
GMAT 1: 730 Q48 V44
Followers: 95

Kudos [?]: 556 [0], given: 432

Top 10 in overall
Re: Chances of MSc Finance in UK [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2011, 01:21
Expert's post
An MSc degree in Finance from LBS requires work experience, and you have that. Plus, your GMAT score is quite good. But admissions to both the LBS and LSE programs are extremely competitive. The acceptance rate at LSE is around 2.6 percent. And these schools attract the best students in the world, so keep that in mind while preparing your application. You will also need very strong (but not too strong!) recommendation letters. I don't know how to interpret your GPA, however. Is a 68 percent great, good, or average?

Your chances at Warwick will be higher than the other two.

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Re: Chances of MSc Finance in UK   [#permalink] 30 Jan 2011, 01:21
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Msc Finance in UK - Profile evaluation aloalooo123 1 09 Jun 2014, 20:10
How is Msc in finance from uk Oblivion24 4 17 Dec 2012, 20:48
Chances admission MSc Finance mafiosax 0 28 Sep 2012, 22:38
Chances for Msc Finance Crusaders 0 17 May 2012, 08:37
MSc in Finance in the UK? blopez0487 1 17 Aug 2009, 18:02
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Chances of MSc Finance in UK

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.