"If you answer 'yes' to the following questions, this exciting new course is for you!
Are you keen to know more about management? "
Lol, looks very serious to me
MSc Management + University College London Watch
- 04-07-2010 15:05
- Thread Starter
(Original post by prospectivEEconomist)
- 05-07-2010 01:14
The course content is a joke and equivalent to a first year bachelors in management. You are paying 10 k or whatever it is for the brand name. Not worth it imo as you could get into LSE with similar academics.
(Original post by GuardianFundManager)
- 05-07-2010 05:50
I am sorry but where do you study?
- 05-07-2010 07:43
Just thought I'd contribute a bit ... I got accepted on the course but chose a different specialised course at WBS instead ...
-Business School: UCL has a good overall reputation but does not have a dedicated business school... The course is part of the 'Management Science and Innovation' department linked to UCL advances ... more innovation and technology than business ... and about the LBS link, from what I've seen it isn't that strong - just 2,3 faculty members from there ...If it was a economics course or something at UCL, I'd accept right away.
-Course: The course isn't specialised and doesn't serve as a replacement for an MBA ... it would overlap with an MBA in terms of content but cannot provide similar opportunities or experience .. so it eliminates further study options : MBA (course overlap) ... or phd (<- not specialised so top uni's wont accept you on the phd scheme)... eliminating these without offering the same opportunities ...
- Most people argue about location playing a massive role in employment and networking ... its a little funny ... All TOP universities have good links with employers who frequently visit these universities to acquire the best talent ... I haven't looked at others but Warwick is frequented by the who's who of banking and consulting all the time (I'm sure its similar for other top B-Schools like Oxbridge, Manchester etc --- outside London)...
and its not like you would spend 2 days a week visiting the Goldman Sachs (assuming you want to work there) office to build connections while you have pending reports and exams to worry about :P ... seminars, meetings and events are different.... but is it that hard to jump on a 1-2 hr train once a month??? ...
Having said all this, I think this course could be a relevant for somebody who wants to understand the fundamentals of management AND more importantly live in one of the greatest cities in the world ... that experience cannot be contested by non-London uni's ... Like the UCL website states, Living in London is education itself ...
- 23-06-2011 09:50
Can anyone suggest how UCL's Management programme would stack up against a more quantitative programme like Warwick's Business Analytics and Consulting?
I do see certain benefits of both places but I'd like your opinion, nonetheless.