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LBS Ms in Management vs. LSE Ms in Finance

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LBS Ms in Management vs. LSE Ms in Finance [#permalink] New post 19 Jul 2011, 05:52
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Re: LBS Ms in Management vs. LSE Ms in Finance [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2011, 08:24
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While both programs are excellent, we're comparing apples to oranges here. I don't know that much about management programs, but the MSc Finance degree is perhaps the best program LSE has to offer.

An LBS or LSE degree promises a successful career in IB, so either is a great choice. But your choice also depends on what are your specific goals. A management-oriented future would be better served with the LBS degree, while a career with more market, financial, or economic analysis would fit better with LSE. It also depends on your personality. A person blessed with a quantitive mind will probably feel more comfortable in a financial environment.

For me, though, I would choose LSE. Finance is a powerful and versatile tool.
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Re: LBS Ms in Management vs. LSE Ms in Finance [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2011, 13:46
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It also depends on where you would like to work. In America, an MBA is more common than a MSc for IB compared to Europe. And it doesn't matter too much whether the diploma has the letters "LBS" or "LSE" on it - especially for London. Both schools enjoy superb and probably equal reputations.
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