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    Hi, im planing on doing Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics at A level. My question is, what is the best degree(s) to get a career in banking/finance?
    Any help is appreciated
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    Accounting and Finance.
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    (Original post by HotFlash)
    Accounting and Finance.
    But why? and am i doing the right A levels?
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    (Original post by donaldtheduck)
    But why? and am i doing the right A levels?

    Look at jobs related to finance and their requirements..... You will find a degree in Accounting and Finance/Finance is very useful


    Your A-levels look good.
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    (Original post by HotFlash)
    Look at jobs related to finance and their requirements..... You will find a degree in Accounting and Finance/Finance is very useful


    Your A-levels look good.
    Awesome thanks
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    (Original post by donaldtheduck)
    But why?
    You want to get into finance and you're asking why a degree in accounting and finance is best? Seriously?
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    Maths and physics and can also get you a job in finance I believe due to the quantitatiive skills you gains
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    You want to get into finance and you're asking why a degree in accounting and finance is best? Seriously?
    lol, I just thought maybe a maths degree or something could come in more handy.
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    I heard maths is very good for finance
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    (Original post by donaldtheduck)
    Hi, im planing on doing Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics at A level. My question is, what is the best degree(s) to get a career in banking/finance?
    Any help is appreciated
    Maths, engineering, a&f, business, economics,
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    If you want to go into I.B. the university is more important. If you want to be a quant you'll need a PhD or at least a Masters in something like Mathematics, Engineering or CS.


    You need to be more specific.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Maths and physics and can also get you a job in finance I believe due to the quantitatiive skills you gains
    Im only doing physics in case i want to do a maths degree!
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    Economics probably
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    (Original post by jawsontheflooor)
    Economics probably
    That's also what i thought lol
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Do good Unis offer that at undergraduate level though?

    Cambridge and Imperial don't, to the best of my knowledge
    Warwick?
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    (Original post by donaldtheduck)
    That's also what i thought lol
    There's also Management which includes Accounting, Maths, Economics etc in the different modules
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Do good Unis offer that at undergraduate level though?

    Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial don't, to the best of my knowledge

    Depends how good of a uni you want to go to I guess. You would have to look yourself for the answer to that question though.

    I study at Liverpool which is a fairly reputable uni. No problem getting into the top 5 accounting firms.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Do good Unis offer that at undergraduate level though?

    Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial don't, to the best of my knowledge
    Exactly. Accounting is a specific field within finance, OP needs to get a broad idea of the specific area of finance rather just asking this, if he knew specifically what sort of thing he would be doing when he goes to work, he would be able to answer his own question tbh...
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    I've heard some of the top accountancy firms prefer maths graduates to accountancy grads for their graduate programmes. Majority of graduate jobs will train you on the job and teach you everything you need to know to succeed so the degree you have doesn't really matter. Just make sure it's something you'll enjoy, I picked maths and absolutely loved the three yrs of studying it.
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    (Original post by sabana)
    I've heard some of the top accountancy firms prefer maths graduates to accountancy grads for their graduate programmes. Majority of graduate jobs will train you on the job and teach you everything you need to know to succeed so the degree you have doesn't really matter. Just make sure it's something you'll enjoy, I picked maths and absolutely loved the three yrs of studying it.
    But the accounting and finance degree gives you exemptions, surely that's more advantageous and practical?
 
 
 
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