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    Hi Guys,

    I am currently doing my first year biomedical science degree. However, I have tried switching out many times into either finance or computer science. As I am an international student, I am not allowed to switch into another course as that would be breaching my visa conditions. However, I was thinking of doing an MBA after this damned degree. Would it sound all right ? Would I still have job prospects outside of science and research?

    Thanks again!
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    Issue with an MBA is they often require experience in industry, so you may struggle getting on an MBA course having just finished your undergraduate degree. Also MBA's can be very expensive, and many top schools charge £30,000+ in tuition.
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    (Original post by qwertyui12345)
    Hi Guys,

    I am currently doing my first year biomedical science degree. However, I have tried switching out many times into either finance or computer science. As I am an international student, I am not allowed to switch into another course as that would be breaching my visa conditions. However, I was thinking of doing an MBA after this damned degree. Would it sound all right ? Would I still have job prospects outside of science and research?

    Thanks again!
    If you can show a clear progression in the job you land (hopefully professional or entrepreneurial), have a degree from a decent uni, have solid grades and a good GMAT score, most top unis will look at you.

    Imo, I'd only do an MBA at a top tier university, the qualification everywhere else is nowhere as good for recruiting purposes or networking.

    Sure, if you land a spot at LBS, INSEAD, IMD and the other top 10 European B-schools; Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Booth, CBS or any of the other top 15 B-schools, it would put you in a solid position for landing a well paying job, with solid growth opportunities. Anywhere else, and you risk ending up in a situation where you could have gotten the job without an MBA or one that is not challenging nor stimulating in the slightest.

    Don't, for the love of all that is good in the world, do an MBA directly after undergrad it will be completely and utterly, useless.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    If you can show a clear progression in the job you land (hopefully professional or entrepreneurial), have a degree from a decent uni, have solid grades and a good GMAT score, most top unis will look at you.

    Imo, I'd only do an MBA at a top tier university, the qualification everywhere else is nowhere as good for recruiting purposes or networking.

    Sure, if you land a spot at LBS, INSEAD, IMD and the other top 10 European B-schools; Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Booth, CBS or any of the other top 15 B-schools, it would put you in a solid position for landing a well paying job, with solid growth opportunities. Anywhere else, and you risk ending up in a situation where you could have gotten the job without an MBA or one that is not challenging nor stimulating in the slightest.

    Don't, for the love of all that is good in the world, do an MBA directly after undergrad it will be completely and utterly, useless.
    Thanks very much for the input!
 
 
 
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