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    Yo guys,

    I'm currently a mechanical engineer at uni of Birmingham and am expected to get a VERY high first, have an offer for MSc in Mathematical and Computation finance from Oxford, I love maths and would like to apply it in finance, if I take this course will it increase my chances for working at an investment banking firm as a quant? Or will my undergrad mean its impossible.

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    Your background is fine. People from mathematics and engineering backgrounds usually apply for those MSc courses.
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    (Original post by alexkol)
    Your background is fine. People from mathematics and engineering backgrounds usually apply for those MSc courses.
    I meant for Ib quant roles, would I get rejected due to my undergrad straight away?
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    (Original post by zooloowarrier)
    I meant for Ib quant roles, would I get rejected due to my undergrad straight away?
    Yeah I know man, it won't be an issue. I wouldn't worry, since a University like Oxford, they wouldn't have accepted you if they thought that you will not be able to find a relevant job afterwards.
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    (Original post by zooloowarrier)
    I meant for Ib quant roles, would I get rejected due to my undergrad straight away?
    Most quant roles I've seen are PHD level, limited chance with undergrad, middling to good chances with a decent masters (sounds like yours is)
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    (Original post by jimkeen)
    Most quant roles I've seen are PHD level, limited chance with undergrad, middling to good chances with a decent masters (sounds like yours is)
    Thanks for your reply, but will my undergrad still prevent me from entering the industry?
    I got A*A*AA at a-levels
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    get good at programming
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    (Original post by Table dust)
    get good at programming
    I'd say I'm pretty experienced with Java/Python/C++/Matlab and after doing mech eng probably a god at excel.
 
 
 
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