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    How are my chances of getting into the IB sector by having an BSc Economics degree from University of Birmingham ?

    Is UoB well-regarded by employers/banks ?
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    (Original post by sensation24)
    How are my chances of getting into the IB sector by having an BSc Economics degree from University of Birmingham ? Is UoB well-regarded by employers/banks ?

    It isnt one of the target universities that IBs look at, but that doesnt mean to say that you dont stand a chance. Everyone has a chance and it doesnt matter if you are from Birmingham Uni or Oxbridge, if you impress more at interview then itll be you who gets it. You just have to make your ECs and application stand out so as you get invited for interviews.
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    It isnt one of the target universities that IBs look at, but that doesnt mean to say that you dont stand a chance. Everyone has a chance and it doesnt matter if you are from Birmingham Uni or Oxbridge, if you impress more at interview then itll be you who gets it. You just have to make your ECs and application stand out so as you get invited for interviews.
    Ty for feedback Jake. Yeah, IB is a very competitive sector as far as i have seen, but i really would like to pursue a career in this area. I've just applied this year to university and i've got an offer from Bham, which is the best i have applied for Economics, and i fear it isn't good enough..
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    no i think it its fine, i met some one who spoke at careers event, she went to b'ham and is now working for DB after interning with them.
    so just work hard, i mean b'ham is hardly crap. just make sure you get like a 2.1
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    (Original post by sensation24)
    How are my chances of getting into the IB sector by having an BSc Economics degree from University of Birmingham ?

    Is UoB well-regarded by employers/banks ?
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...78&postcount=1

    You do have a shot, but you're gonna have to work your arse off. I'd aim for getting a 1st, getting some relevant work experience as early as possible (spring weeks/1st year internships etc), and getting a load of extra-curricular activities under your belt too.
 
 
 
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