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    Which one would give me a stronger application for investment banking, if at all?
    BSc Geography with Economics at LSE (60% Geog, 40% Econ)
    BSc(Econ) Economics and Geography at UCL (50% Geog, 50% Econ)

    Please keep in mind that the Geography part of both courses would be 100% human geography i.e. urban settlements, economic development, globalisation etc
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    Hmmm, just spin it well, there's A LOT of Economics that involves spatial analysis, i.e. migration and trade models. So you could say its Economics, focussing on such models that indeed need some knowledge of geography methods.
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    They're both good. Do you have offers for both courses?
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    (Original post by i_hate_teeth)
    They're both good. Do you have offers for both courses?
    Not yet....but I'm kinda expecting offers from both....if I don't I'll be pretty devastated - I got 10A*1A at GCSE, an A in additional maths, 4 A's at AS and am predicted 3 A*s. Plus the standard offer from LSE is AAB, and the standard offer from UCL is AAA (they are pretty niche degrees). I'm sitting on offers from Birmingham and Loughborough though for the same thing.
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    (Original post by therealOG)
    Not yet....but I'm kinda expecting offers from both....if I don't I'll be pretty devastated - I got 10A*1A at GCSE, an A in additional maths, 4 A's at AS and am predicted 3 A*s. Plus the standard offer from LSE is AAB, and the standard offer from UCL is AAA (they are pretty niche degrees). I'm sitting on offers from Birmingham and Loughborough though for the same thing.
    Cool. I'd be surprised if you don't get offers from UCL and LSE with those grades (assuming your ps and references are good).
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    i would go to UCL, LSE is obviously great for this purpose but it isn't like it is notably better then UCL and i think you will benefit by having at least 50% in economics as this opens doors to go forward in thisf ield as well.
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    (Original post by i_hate_teeth)
    Cool. I'd be surprised if you don't get offers from UCL and LSE with those grades (assuming your ps and references are good).
    I see you've got an unconditional from UCL. Congrats! Have you already done your A-Levels ? And are you looking to get into IB?
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    (Original post by therealOG)
    I see you've got an unconditional from UCL. Congrats! Have you already done your A-Levels ? And are you looking to get into IB?
    Thanks. Yeah I want to get into IB. I'm thinking either trading or research. I did some A-levels early, so I already satisfy the entry requirements for UCL.
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    (Original post by therealOG)
    Not yet....but I'm kinda expecting offers from both....if I don't I'll be pretty devastated - I got 10A*1A at GCSE, an A in additional maths, 4 A's at AS and am predicted 3 A*s. Plus the standard offer from LSE is AAB, and the standard offer from UCL is AAA (they are pretty niche degrees). I'm sitting on offers from Birmingham and Loughborough though for the same thing.
    LSE > UCL for IB, both degrees are if not the same in an IB's eyes so the uni you do it at really matters and LSE has a lot more prestige! Plus there's a lot of connections that you can get at LSE which could be more beneficial to your career than at UCL.
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    Just pick whichever is easier and will get you higher grades. Both degrees are pretty similar, both are target schools - a decent application will get you through to the first round at most places.
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    LSE anyday
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    You will have more fun at UCL.

    You are more likely to get in to IB from LSE.

    If you do well at UCL, then you can still get in to IB, but as a general rule LSE is a better bet. But they are hiring the person not the university.
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    (Original post by .:excel4100%:.)
    Plus there's a lot of connections that you can get at LSE which could be more beneficial to your career than at UCL.
    LSE is indeed very close to temple, holborn and coven garden tube station!
 
 
 
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