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    I've got 4 offers from different unis for different courses.

    Bristol: Econ + Management
    Bath: Int. Management with French
    Kings: Math with Finance and Management
    St. Andrews: Econ. with Management

    What would you pick??? What should I go for: economics or management???
    Appreciate it.
    Dee.
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    Bath - easily.
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    (Original post by WakeUpKid)
    I've got 4 offers from different unis for different courses.

    Bristol: Econ + Management
    Bath: Int. Management with French
    Kings: Math with Finance and Management
    St. Andrews: Econ. with Management

    What would you pick??? What should I go for: economics or management???
    Appreciate it.
    Dee.
    Depends what you want from the course really. Bath is very good for management, and the degree you have an offer for is very sought after. It also carries very good job pospects and the placement year abroad is also great for the ol' CV.
    Personally I wouldn't advise Kings, as by the looks of your other choices Maths isn't the subject you really want.
    What grades were you offered?
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    Kings - tis very cool and in the centre of one of the most economically influential cities in the world! (A bit of a spurious reason really!)

    I would advise this:

    Go to Bath if you want a campus uni
    Go to St Andrews if you want a university spread across a tiny town
    Go to Bristol if you are an in-bred! (Or alternatively because you want to go to uni in a reasonably-priced, middle-sized city.)
    Go to Kings if you want to be in the social, financial and political hub of Britain - but only if you can afford it.

    Hope this helps.
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    Believe it or not. Out of all the offers I've got, Bath gave me the most reasonable one. I was offered 1.7 German Abitur grade, which is equivalent to ABB, I guess. The rest of em want 1.5 -> AAB. Dee.
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    Bath then St. Andrews.
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    (Original post by WakeUpKid)
    I've got 4 offers from different unis for different courses.

    Bristol: Econ + Management
    Bath: Int. Management with French
    Kings: Math with Finance and Management
    St. Andrews: Econ. with Management

    What would you pick??? What should I go for: economics or management???
    Appreciate it.
    Dee.
    Pick Bristol- economics and management as first choice. This would be the most employable degree, especially if you were looking at employment in the City. Economics tends to be more respected than Finance, management, int. management etc and Bristol has a better rep than those other places. Easy decision.
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    Heya

    Where would be the best place for business management or related courses???

    I am currently doing
    Computing
    Politics
    History
    and
    Use of Maths

    Are they alright subjects for a business course at uni???

    Cheers
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    (Original post by Anna10)
    Heya

    Where would be the best place for business management or related courses???

    I am currently doing
    Computing
    Politics
    History
    and
    Use of Maths

    Are they alright subjects for a business course at uni???

    Cheers
    You could do with dropping ICT after AS.
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    Why would dropping Computing at AS make a difference?? Isn't having goos computer knowledge good for Business.

    I cant actually drop it though as my Use of Maths is only an AS subject ... its a bummer but it was the way the blocks worked out.

    Do you know what Uni is best for Business Management?
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    why dont you do some research yourself? - its not hard: http://extras.timesonline.co.uk/good...20business.pdf I would advise waiting for the new tables to come out in a couple of months first
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    (Original post by paddylad)
    You could do with dropping ICT after AS.
    He's doing computing AS, not ICT. Computing is a respected A-level as opposed to ICT which is not.
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    Bristol.
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    OOOH, that's a very difficult choice!
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    (Original post by WakeUpKid)
    I've got 4 offers from different unis for different courses.

    Bristol: Econ + Management
    Bath: Int. Management with French
    Kings: Math with Finance and Management
    St. Andrews: Econ. with Management

    What would you pick??? What should I go for: economics or management???
    Appreciate it.
    Dee.
    BATH
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    (Original post by WakeUpKid)
    I've got 4 offers from different unis for different courses.

    Bristol: Econ + Management
    Bath: Int. Management with French
    Kings: Math with Finance and Management
    St. Andrews: Econ. with Management

    What would you pick??? What should I go for: economics or management???
    Appreciate it.
    Dee.
    Bristol is the best out of those choices, particularly if you want to study economics.
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    BRISTOL!
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    I would suggest as Bristol the best choice. More employment possiblilities, good place, nice and safe city. raring to go there.
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    Why would you pick Bristol over Bath? According to the Times Bath is Nr. 4 in Business/Management ranking, whereas Bristol is not even top 10 in the Economics ranking. Bath also has many connections with different top unis worldwide: HEC Paris or WHU Vallendar and as far as I know the emplyment after Bath is much better.
    Please don't understand me wrong. I am only trying to understand thereasons behind you choice of Bristol over Bath.
    If you think Bristol is better please name the reasons behind your decision.
    Appreciate it,
    Dee.
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    (Original post by WakeUpKid)
    Why would you pick Bristol over Bath? According to the Times Bath is Nr. 4 in Business/Management ranking, whereas Bristol is not even top 10 in the Economics ranking. Bath also has many connections with different top unis worldwide: HEC Paris or WHU Vallendar and as far as I know the emplyment after Bath is much better.
    Please don't understand me wrong. I am only trying to understand thereasons behind you choice of Bristol over Bath.
    If you think Bristol is better please name the reasons behind your decision.
    Appreciate it,
    Dee.
    Firstly, a degree in economics and management would be more respected than a degree in international management because economics is a more respected academic subject.
    Also, do not place too much emphasis on the Times/Guardian tables- Bristol has traditionally been much stronger overall and in economics than Bath (which became a 'top' department only after the 2001 RAE) and has a better reputation with employers.
 
 
 
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