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    Hey there,

    So far I got offers from Cranfield and Cass both for MSc Finance. I really do not know what university to pick, and therefore I would like to ask you, what offer I should accept. I would like to go into IB after my MSc.

    An important factor for me is the reputation of the university, and in case some non-uk students are reading this, how is the reputation of the universitys in your home country?
    Being a german studying in vienna, I know for myself that cranfield is rarely known germany though it is a quite well ranked university. Cass isnt that known either.. but this might be just a side-effect of the germany being a poor country for universities..

    Id be very thankful for replies!

    P.S. I did research this forum, still there is no thread comparing these two universities in that pg-course.
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    Hello,

    I study in Norway and over here Cass is more well known within Finance than Cranfield (Im doing my last semester of a BSc in Finance), however this is just Norway and I can't speak for the general reputation around europe.

    I have heard that Cass post-graduate courses are really practical and that it has great connections with the city - however dont take my word for it as I'm am merely re-stating what I have gathered from reading about the university. Both are good universities though so you probably cant go wrong with whichever you choose.

    Good Luck.
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    suede is right.. Cass Msc courses are ranked very highly. I study in India where the name is certainly picking up. No one has any idea what Cranfield is. I think the better bet is Cass. and if you accept that.. i'll see you there
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    (Original post by natashabharucha)
    suede is right.. Cass Msc courses are ranked very highly. I study in India where the name is certainly picking up. No one has any idea what Cranfield is. I think the better bet is Cass. and if you accept that.. i'll see you there
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...finance%20cass

    hey natasha pls join the cass 2011/2012 thread
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    I've always known Cranfield as the superior graduate business school to Cass.
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    (Original post by Mr. Roxas)
    I've always known Cranfield as the superior graduate business school to Cass.
    not according to financial times and the banks...cranfield may be better for MBA but with MSC Finance Cass is more superior
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    (Original post by noodlesandsoup)
    not according to financial times and the banks...cranfield may be better for MBA but with MSC Finance Cass is more superior
    well in the FT ranking, Cass is even better than LSE, Imperial, Warwick etc. and Cranfield is just 2 or 3 ranks behind the Cass, being the 4th best UK business school according to FT..
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    Cranfield MSc Finance vs Cass MSc Finance...?
    Cass has London advantages, its courses are known to be more practical...its finance faculty and infrastructure is good....but the only problem is no. of students at Cass...Cass has 4-5 finance MSc courses(like investment management, mathematical trading and finance, etc), so the total no. of students studying similar courses is 400+...

    As for Cranfield university, it has a gr8 reputation overall...better than Cass...but not sure how much Cranfield's finance courses are regarded...and then not being in London is a disadvantage...but the biggest plus point is that the strength of class is only 50...so that means better quality of students and better quality of education...it seems like a special and exclusive course and they don't let anybody in like at Cass...placing 50 students for jobs would be far easier than placing 400 students..
    plz guys help me decide...Thanks!
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    I was accepted to both Cass and Warwick (Msc Investment management and MSc Finance respectively) and first I was about to choose Cass simply because of it's practical approach to teaching. My undergraduate degree (BSc Finance) had a very academic focus- just like Warwick and I wanted to learn the more practical side of things, having studied models and theories with rediculous assumptions for 3 years.

    Furthermore, as someone pointed out Cass is located in London, has an excellent rep in the industry and their factulty consists of people who actually worked in the business (JP Morgan, CS etc) which is a plus.

    In the end I got accepted to the MSc Finance at Imperial though and I just went with the bigger brand name + the course structure appealed to me - but Cass is an excellent choice which I am sure Cranfield is as well. It all depends on your own priorities to be honest.
 
 
 
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