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New post 29 Jul 2010, 02:50
Hi,

I have offers of an MBA from Imperial College Business School in London & Smurfit Business School, UCD in Dublin.

I have 5 years front office financial markets experience in Dublin, & post graduation I currently think I would like to join an investment bank associate program or a front office role in London.

Is the extra expense worth going to what is widely considered by people to be a Tier 2 program (ie below LBS & Oxbridge) rather than doing the best course available to me in my own country? Also, Imperial is more known for entrepreneurship, rather than pure finance & it is banking/finance that I want to do afterwards.

Wondering does anyone have experience of either of these courses, or any advice?

Thanks in advance

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New post 29 Jul 2010, 06:08
The people I met from Smurfit were great folks. Can't say much on the course, but they put on a solid display each year in NC at the World MBA Rugby tournament.
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MG81 wrote:
Hi,

I have offers of an MBA from Imperial College Business School in London & Smurfit Business School, UCD in Dublin.

I have 5 years front office financial markets experience in Dublin, & post graduation I currently think I would like to join an investment bank associate program or a front office role in London.

Is the extra expense worth going to what is widely considered by people to be a Tier 2 program (ie below LBS & Oxbridge) rather than doing the best course available to me in my own country? Also, Imperial is more known for entrepreneurship, rather than pure finance & it is banking/finance that I want to do afterwards.

Wondering does anyone have experience of either of these courses, or any advice?

Thanks in advance


Hi.. May i know which school you decided on joining... and why?
I have got an admit.. and your response will really help a lot... thanks!

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New post 19 Feb 2014, 06:08
So did you go with Imperial or Smurfit? How did you get on since?

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