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    I am interested in a career in finance - asset management to be more specific.

    I did a BTEC National Diploma in Business and am currently a second year student at a Top 30 University (closer to 30 than 15).
    My aim it to do a Masters at a Top five University after graduating with hopefully a 1st class degree.

    When applying for internships at banks/Big Four etc. will I be at disadvantage?
    I do have 360 UCAS points, nonetheless surely a person who has three As in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics will be in a better position, right?

    My question will my CV immediately be thrown to the bin if they see BTEC or could a Masters from say LSE provide me with AT LEAST an interview?

    Any contribution is appreciated.

    PS. I never wanted to do this BTEC, but I will have to do the best out of this situation, I guess.
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    What uni are you at now? They'll take that into account as well
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    (Original post by Harriett071)
    What uni are you at now? They'll take that into account as well
    Bristol.
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    You did a btec and got into Bristol? The tussle group one? That's amazing, you'll be fine
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    (Original post by Dave9520)
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    I don't think you'll have a problem. I've seen some applications that take into account UCAS points, but they only stipulate the amount of points you need rather that how you got them. Employers will generally be a lot more interested in your most recent qualification - i.e., your degree.
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    (Original post by Harriett071)
    You did a btec and got into Bristol? The tussle group one? That's amazing, you'll be fine
    Well, I have an A in A-level Maths, too.
    Thank you, I sincerely hope so, too.
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    That's great then! Don't worry!
 
 
 
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