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    Hi everybody,

    I just started my last year of BA Business Management- economics at the University of Westminster :p: [yeah I know it is quite an unremarkable university and has a bad rep on this forum but even if I got here in quite complicated circumstances, I quite liked my experience so far - the mental health support is AAAAMMMMMAZING ]

    The title of this thread is a bit misleading because, I have already done my choice : SOAS. I know that institution is quite despised on this forum because of its heterodox appraoch of economics, but that is actually what I like about it. Moreover, I live in London and moving to another city would be excruciating for a fragile soul like mine.

    Nonetheless, I would like to know what yall think about my choice, if I have some chances to get there with a poor profile such as mine

    Profile:
    - No economics degree, but I know that when I graduate, I may get a good 2:1 or even a first ( but that will be hard)
    - My only releveant work experience in the field is as a volunteer in a charity shop :o:
    - degree from a rubbish university

    SO WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?

    If I were to do a diploma course ( since my degree is econ lite) do I stand any chances with Warwick, Manchester and Bristol?

    PLEASE HELP AND ADVICE

    THANKS
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    Do Warwick even run a Development Economics MSc?

    I expect you will have to do a Diploma wherever you go. As an alternative to SOAS I would look at Sussex which has strong Development Economics research.
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    I believe you're in. good luck yo, we might see each other in the future...*leaves the thread in dramatic way*
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    (Original post by MagicNMedicine)
    Do Warwick even run a Development Economics MSc?

    I expect you will have to do a Diploma wherever you go. As an alternative to SOAS I would look at Sussex which has strong Development Economics research.
    Well, you're right Warwick doesnt run a Development Economics MSc
    I am mostly interested in the development bit, and have economics knowledge but not enough econometircs and from whay I know SOAS's master is more political that quantitatively rigourous
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    Have a look at LSE's Development Management course too, can pick some pretty quantitative modules.
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    (Original post by CalumAH)
    Have a look at LSE's Development Management course too, can pick some pretty quantitative modules.
    Yeah but what are my chances of getting a place at LSE with my profile ?

    I AM SO SCARED OF BEING REJECTED .......
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    Then work harder...? SOAS is pretty tough to get into as well, it's not the easiest...
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    (Original post by une-souris-verte)
    Hi everybody,

    I just started my last year of BA Business Management- economics at the University of Westminster :p: [yeah I know it is quite an unremarkable university and has a bad rep on this forum but even if I got here in quite complicated circumstances, I quite liked my experience so far - the mental health support is AAAAMMMMMAZING ]

    The title of this thread is a bit misleading because, I have already done my choice : SOAS. I know that institution is quite despised on this forum because of its heterodox appraoch of economics, but that is actually what I like about it. Moreover, I live in London and moving to another city would be excruciating for a fragile soul like mine.

    Nonetheless, I would like to know what yall think about my choice, if I have some chances to get there with a poor profile such as mine

    Profile:
    - No economics degree, but I know that when I graduate, I may get a good 2:1 or even a first ( but that will be hard)
    - My only releveant work experience in the field is as a volunteer in a charity shop :o:
    - degree from a rubbish university

    SO WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?

    If I were to do a diploma course ( since my degree is econ lite) do I stand any chances with Warwick, Manchester and Bristol?

    PLEASE HELP AND ADVICE

    THANKS
    I am not particularly familiar with economics, but one of the issues constantly highlighted on the postgraduate forum in this area is mathematics; that is, does your business management course cover enough (if any) mathematics so that you would be able to cope with a postgraduate degree in economics?
 
 
 
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