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    I've noticed a trend of many students going into IB/Asset Management etc. with economics, accounting and mathematics degrees. I have not seen any mention of finance degrees.

    So I want to ask those who already work in IB, how well can you relate to these modules and are they relevant to your role?

    Year 1:
    Micro economics
    Basic statistics (quantitative analysis)
    Principles of finance (financial accounting, statements, debt, sources of finance)

    Year 2:
    Macro economics (IS-LM, AS-AD)
    Financial statements (ratio analysis)
    Financial markets and instruments (derivatives, bonds, FX, institutions, EMH)

    Year 3:
    Global financial markets (corporate structure, global risk, operations)
    Money and banking (monetary policy, portfolio theory, % rates)
    Advanced corporate finance (dividend policy, risk& return)
    Financial strategy (mergers, restructuring)
    Advanced & international financial decisions (risk management, hedging, treasury, islamic banking)

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    (Original post by hamzaahmad786)
    I've noticed a trend of many students going into IB/Asset Management etc. with economics, accounting and mathematics degrees. I have not seen any mention of finance degrees.

    So I want to ask those who already work in IB, how well can you relate to these modules and are they relevant to your role?

    Year 1:
    Micro economics
    Basic statistics (quantitative analysis)
    Principles of finance (financial accounting, statements, debt, sources of finance)

    Year 2:
    Macro economics (IS-LM, AS-AD)
    Financial statements (ratio analysis)
    Financial markets and instruments (derivatives, bonds, FX, institutions, EMH)

    Year 3:
    Global financial markets (corporate structure, global risk, operations)
    Money and banking (monetary policy, portfolio theory, % rates)
    Advanced corporate finance (dividend policy, risk& return)
    Financial strategy (mergers, restructuring)
    Advanced & international financial decisions (risk management, hedging, treasury, islamic banking)

    You'll be trained once you get in, alongside everyone else. Pick the modules you find interesting, it's really not a big deal.



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    What uni is this?
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    finance the only actually directly useful subject for banking, and accounting
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    (Original post by glebp)
    What uni is this?
    Hertfordshire.

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    (Original post by hamzaahmad786)
    Hertfordshire.
    you might want to apply a more targeted uni
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    (Original post by gr8wizard10)
    you might want to apply a more targeted uni
    I'm 2 years through my degree and have one year left so I'm not sure that's an option now, unless it's possible to transfer for the final year?
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    (Original post by hamzaahmad786)
    I've noticed a trend of many students going into IB/Asset Management etc. with economics, accounting and mathematics degrees. I have not seen any mention of finance degrees.

    So I want to ask those who already work in IB, how well can you relate to these modules and are they relevant to your role?

    Year 1:
    Micro economics
    Basic statistics (quantitative analysis)
    Principles of finance (financial accounting, statements, debt, sources of finance)

    Year 2:
    Macro economics (IS-LM, AS-AD)
    Financial statements (ratio analysis)
    Financial markets and instruments (derivatives, bonds, FX, institutions, EMH)

    Year 3:
    Global financial markets (corporate structure, global risk, operations)
    Money and banking (monetary policy, portfolio theory, % rates)
    Advanced corporate finance (dividend policy, risk& return)
    Financial strategy (mergers, restructuring)
    Advanced & international financial decisions (risk management, hedging, treasury, islamic banking)
    I'm pretty certain as long as your degree indicates good numeracy and analysis, you have a good shot of banking. Quite a few physicists, engineers and chemists go into banking.
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    (Original post by hamzaahmad786)
    I'm 2 years through my degree and have one year left so I'm not sure that's an option now, unless it's possible to transfer for the final year?
    eesh, without exp, will be a uphill battle. best of luck really
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    (Original post by hamzaahmad786)
    I'm 2 years through my degree and have one year left so I'm not sure that's an option now, unless it's possible to transfer for the final year?
    Probably best finding alternatives to IB such as Big 4.
 
 
 
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