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    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    Going by league table and industry links... Soton still wins, sure the universities general reputation of Kings is held in greater esteem across the world, but that doesn't actually matter at all when you want a great graduate job! Haha, that's good then I guess! Soton is strong, what are your other choices?
    I'm pleased!! 😃😃...

    My other choices, LSE, QUB, Cass, and Kent...what have you applied for by the way? Something tells me that you're either in uni at the moment or have graduated already, but if you're an applicant, yeah, which course? :P


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    (Original post by Sidhant Shivram)
    I'm pleased!! 😃😃...

    My other choices, LSE, QUB, Cass, and Kent...what have you applied for by the way? Something tells me that you're either in uni at the moment or have graduated already, but if you're an applicant, yeah, which course? :P


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    Nice, I hope you get into LSE I'm studying Maths at Warwick, have spent the last 3 nights doing internship applications haha
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    (Original post by Sidhant Shivram)
    Not mathematics! 😱...what a shame 😒...I've applied for math and actuarial science at Southampton...

    Obviously, I don't expect it to be as good as Oxbridge for math, but I don't think it's far behind Oxbridge, Imperial and Durham for math, or is it?
    With the exception of Cambridge, which isn't that far behind MIT (which is as advanced as it gets in terms of mathematics at undergraduate level), it wouldn't be that far behind any of those mentioned.

    People on this site will likely disagree as they are quite elitist and don't like it when universities they seem below them in terms of a self perceived level of intelligence are compared to the universities they deem to be more suited to their intelligence level. In other words, due to insecurities they will like to separate themselves from others, one of the few ways they can do this is through grouping universities together and ****ting on the ones in 'lower groups'.

    Which is why you need to take everything you read on this site with a pinch of salt.

    (Original post by Caedus)
    It's considerably behind Oxbridge and Imperial for maths.
    I wouldn't say considerably behind Oxbridge. Cambridge yes, but not Oxford. It wouldn't be as good as Imperial but it is by no means considerably far behind it.
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    (Original post by Et Tu, Brute?)
    With the exception of Cambridge, which isn't that far behind MIT (which is as advanced as it gets in terms of mathematics at undergraduate level), it wouldn't be that far behind any of those mentioned.

    People on this site will likely disagree as they are quite elitist and don't like it when universities they seem below them in terms of a self perceived level of intelligence are compared to the universities they deem to be more suited to their intelligence level. In other words, due to insecurities they will like to separate themselves from others, one of the few ways they can do this is through grouping universities together and ****ting on the ones in 'lower groups'.

    Which is why you need to take everything you read on this site with a pinch of salt.



    I wouldn't say considerably behind Oxbridge. Cambridge yes, but not Oxford. It wouldn't be as good as Imperial but it is by no means considerably far behind it.
    Woot! You've just made a very bold statement!😗...

    And I agree with you about the elitists here on TSR...👍


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    OMFG!!! THIS THREAD IS GOING KRAY KRAY I cannot believe people actually rank universities by their entry requirements, like gurl for real!!! Like I applied to Keele for Geography, its not one the 'prestigious' universities HOWEVER!!! for Geography its like amazing.
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    (Original post by yl95)
    Lol, people use entry requirements to rank universities and take world rankings seriously?...
    league tables are made up of a variety of factors thus multivariate.

    BTW League tables are not everything, but they serve as a good guild to knowing how good a uni is. Also there are about 20 Universities in the top 10-there are so many League tables out there!
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    (Original post by Et Tu, Brute?)
    I wouldn't say considerably behind Oxbridge. Cambridge yes, but not Oxford. It wouldn't be as good as Imperial but it is by no means considerably far behind it.
    I agree with most of what you've said, but the above is just conjecture. You can't go around making uneducated claims, check the quality of the course, the league tables, ask professors at the universities on their opinion, and then formulate one yourself. (yes, I did all of the above, but I won't bother telling you, could be deemed too elitist )
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    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    I agree with most of what you've said, but the above is just conjecture. You can't go around making uneducated claims, check the quality of the course, the league tables, ask professors at the universities on their opinion, and then formulate one yourself. (yes, I did all of the above, but I won't bother telling you, could be deemed too elitist )
    Granted that is true.

    All I am getting at is, hypothetically speaking, if someone was to give me an option of having a mathematics degree from Soton or from somewhere like Imperial or Durham. Keep in mind it is just the degree, nothing else such as industry access or student opportunities etc, I don't feel I'd be at a significant disadvantage by opting for the Soton degree.
 
 
 

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