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    Hi all, I've had a pleasure to be offered a place from these two great programs, Oxford MSc in MCF and NYU MS in MF. I want to advance my career as a quant and I am also interested in pursuing a PhD after master's course if I feel my education is insufficient. I know it's hard to properly compare programs offered by universities in different countries, but here are factors that I take into accounts.

    NYU
    eligibility to do an internship
    better placement record(probably)
    better renowned program-wise, especially in the US

    Oxford
    better brand name on the whole
    more theoretical, hence better as a bridge to a PhD?

    I would like to get you folks' opinions regarding what to choose. I would be really grateful for any piece of advice!
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    (Original post by fallenagnels)
    Hi all, I've had a pleasure to be offered a place from these two great programs, Oxford MSc in MCF and NYU MS in MF. I want to advance my career as a quant and I am also interested in pursuing a PhD after master's course if I feel my education is insufficient. I know it's hard to properly compare programs offered by universities in different countries, but here are factors that I take into accounts.

    NYU
    eligibility to do an internship
    better placement record(probably)
    better renowned program-wise, especially in the US

    Oxford
    better brand name on the whole
    more theoretical, hence better as a bridge to a PhD?

    I would like to get you folks' opinions regarding what to choose. I would be really grateful for any piece of advice!
    As far as I know working as a quant required a phd in mathemathics, physics and the like so a MF seems a little light to get into a good phd (bar the princeton one which is highly quantitative).

    You should try to find phd placements on websites and linkedin.
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    Hello! I've got an interview invitation from Oxford. May I ask what kind of questions do they ask in the MCF interview ?
    Thank you!
 
 
 
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