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    Yes, yes it is. There is only Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale. If you don't go to one of there better commit a suicide 'cause your life would become worthless :yes:
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    Yayyy mine's on the list
    ... Absolute ******** though!! My friend went to Salford uni, got a 2.2 and she gets like £900 a week ... depends how your job interviews go!
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    (Original post by teodorayankova)
    Yes, yes it is. There is only Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale. If you don't go to one of there better commit a suicide 'cause your life would become worthless :yes:
    hahaha
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    (Original post by EnthusiasticEnthusiast)
    Strathclyde Business School isn't there, until it's there I won't be believing a word of it.
    Is this a case of "My university's not there and until it is, the whole table lacks credibility"?
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    (Original post by Natasharox)
    He's being a snob. Seriously, so many employers (e.g. office jobs) just look for any degree. You can gain a lot of skills from getting a degree from just a semi-decent uni, mainly the ability to work hard. Many jobs require a specific degree to get into, and of course in that case, you would not be better off going straight into work at all.

    Seriously, prestige isn't everything. I say this from experience.
    UCL for Leicester? :nooo:
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    (Original post by MeanMachine)
    UCL for Leicester? :nooo:

    some kind of mental disorder i guess :woo:
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    (Original post by Samtooth)
    Is this a case of "My university's not there and until it is, the whole table lacks credibility"?
    Isn't Strathclyde like 40th on the ranks table anyway
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    (Original post by kati6)
    Yayyy mine's on the list
    ... Absolute ******** though!! My friend went to Salford uni, got a 2.2 and she gets like £900 a week ... depends how your job interviews go!
    Out of interest, what does your friend do?
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    (Original post by Psycho0101)
    Out of interest, what does your friend do?
    She's a physiotherapist
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    (Original post by Samtooth)
    Is this a case of "My university's not there and until it is, the whole table lacks credibility"?
    Strathclyde is undoubtably one of the best business schools in Europe and even in the world. Why it isn't there is beyond me.
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    (Original post by EnthusiasticEnthusiast)
    Strathclyde is undoubtably one of the best business schools in Europe and even in the world. Why it isn't there is beyond me.
    ... but its still only 12th on the ranks for business ..
    Bath is 4th on ranks for business and that isn't there either
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    (Original post by kati6)
    ... but its still only 12th on the ranks for business ..
    Bath is 4th on ranks for business and that isn't there either
    Strathclyde is misrepresented in tables, it's without a shadow of a doubt in the top 0.1% of business schools in Europe.

    Now before you judge my views I don't even study there, but the teaching quality they offer is definitely not what is shown on these tables. How do I know this? My best friend's dad lectures there.
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    (Original post by EnthusiasticEnthusiast)
    Strathclyde is misrepresented in tables, it's without a shadow of a doubt in the top 0.1% of business schools in Europe.

    Now before you judge my views I don't even study there, but the teaching quality they offer is definitely not what is shown on these tables.
    hmm ok ..

    same with LSE .. apparently UCL and Warwick are better than LSE which they arn't
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    (Original post by kati6)
    hmm ok ..

    same with LSE .. apparently UCL and Warwick are better than LSE which they arn't
    Well LSE is very specific, there's only 8,000 students there whereas there's 26,000 at Strathclyde, due to there being a lot more courses to choose from at Strathclyde, however LSE's economics degree speaks for itself.

    It really does depend on what you define as being 'better', what would you consider UCL or Warwick to be better than LSE in?
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    (Original post by EnthusiasticEnthusiast)
    Well LSE is very specific, there's only 8,000 students there whereas there's 26,000 at Strathclyde, due to there being a lot more courses to choose from at Strathclyde, however LSE's economics degree speaks for itself.

    It really does depend on what you define as being 'better', what would you consider UCL or Warwick to be better than LSE in?
    well put it this way, my boyfriend goes to LSE studying Economics and he has already been offered jobs, the only thing i would consider Warwick , UCL is the range of courses.
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    (Original post by kati6)
    well put it this way, my boyfriend goes to LSE studying Economics and he has already been offered jobs, the only thing i would consider Warwick , UCL is the range of courses.
    LSE is the summit of economics though, if he wasn't offered jobs something would've been wrong. As for Warwick and UCL well considering that LSE don't offer 3/4 of the courses they both offer, it's only normal, however when matched up against the likes of Oxford or Cambridge things are no longer the same.
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    (Original post by MeanMachine)
    UCL for Leicester? :nooo:
    Have you ever been to Leicester? Do you know much about it, either as a city or university? I'd wager not.

    I was a UCL-to-be student until my results came through, but I have to say I actually feel more at home here at Leicester than I ever felt attached to UCL. It is a fantastic place.

    As for the OP, degrees are worth something wherever you go an whatever you do, because the focus is on personal development and not just on academia these days.
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    (Original post by Barden)
    Bath isn't on that list, therefore it's ********
    This. So no, a degree isn't worthless.
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    (Original post by EnthusiasticEnthusiast)
    Strathclyde is misrepresented in tables, it's without a shadow of a doubt in the top 0.1% of business schools in Europe.

    Now before you judge my views I don't even study there, but the teaching quality they offer is definitely not what is shown on these tables. How do I know this? My best friend's dad lectures there.
    Okay Im not saying that its not a good school. Ive never really looked into it. But assuming your right and its a top quality business school. Why such low entry criteria? I only mention it because if its as great as you say with an offer of BBC. I may have found my reserve reserve.
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    (Original post by jamz0770)
    Okay Im not saying that its not a good school. Ive never really looked into it. But assuming your right and its a top quality business school. Why such low entry criteria? I only mention it because if its as great as you say with an offer of BBC. I may have found my reserve reserve.
    Well, I'm not behind the why's and what's of the university, but these are 4-5 year undergraduate degrees, whereas in England the degrees are usually 3 years. At the end of the day time is money.
 
 
 
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