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    Is BA essay based and BSc quantitative based?
    Do quantitative roles in finance have a preference for the BSc?
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    Is BA essay based and BSc quantitative based?
    Do quantitative roles in finance have a preference for the BSc?
    On the mobile app so can't see what sub forum this is in.

    Your question is massively broad. A BA/BSc in what? Finance?

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    (Original post by KatieBlogger)
    On the mobile app so can't see what sub forum this is in.

    Your question is massively broad. A BA/BSc in what? Finance?

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    Is BA essay based and BSc quantitative based?Do quantitative roles in finance have a preference for the BSc?
    A BSc in Economics or Accounting and Finance/ or anything related
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    Oh sorry Yes in Economics/ Accounting and Finance or anything related.
    If you want to be a quant, then economics or accounting probably isn't going to be the best choice for you.*
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    If you want to be a quant, then economics or accounting probably isn't going to be the best choice for you.*
    How come?
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    How come?
    You need to be as mathematically strong as possible if you want to go in to a quant role. A physics or maths graduate should be far more mathematically literate than an accounting or econ graduate.*
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    You need to be as mathematically strong as possible if you want to go in to a quant role. A physics or maths graduate should be far more mathematically literate than an accounting or econ graduate.*
    Even for the Mathematically heavy Econ courses? If not, would it still be suitable for other slightly quantitative roles
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    Even for the Mathematically heavy Econ courses? If not, would it still be suitable for other slightly quantitative roles
    The most heavily mathematical econ course is still unlikely to be as mathematical as a physics degree from the same uni.*

    There are still plenty of routes you can take with an economics degree, and it can be quite mathematical depending on what modules you choose. So it doesnt necessarily rule anything out.*

    What sort of quantitative or 'slightly quantitative' roles did you have in mind?*
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    The most heavily mathematical econ course is still unlikely to be as mathematical as a physics degree from the same uni.*

    There are still plenty of routes you can take with an economics degree, and it can be quite mathematical depending on what modules you choose. So it doesnt necessarily rule anything out.*

    What sort of quantitative or 'slightly quantitative' roles did you have in mind?*
    Tbh, I am not actually too sure. What other roles are there instead of being a quant that's not too heavy on Maths? And also, what is the difference between BA and BSc in terms of exams and stuff?
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    Tbh, I am not actually too sure. What other roles are there instead of being a quant that's not too heavy on Maths? And also, what is the difference between BA and BSc in terms of exams and stuff?
    These questions are far too broad for reasonable answers.

    What other roles are there? Well, theres every other job in the world. The difference in exams? Well that depends, you'd have to narrow it down from every course at every uni to something more specific.**
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    (Original post by josh_v)
    These questions are far too broad for reasonable answers.

    What other roles are there? Well, theres every other job in the world. The difference in exams? Well that depends, you'd have to narrow it down from every course at every uni to something more specific.**
    Risk management, S&T, Corporate Finance, Consulting (maybe) etc... I am sure I've seen an analyst who's got a degree in Econ. Also difference between BA/BSc please

    I've been flicking through several Universities' prospects and from degree courses like Econ or A&F, they've gone into quant roles?
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    A BA is typically essay-based and a BSc is typically quantitative-based.

    BSc's are not necessarily preferred in finance.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    A BA is typically essay-based and a BSc is typically quantitative-based.

    BSc's are not necessarily preferred in finance.
    Ok thank you. Does this then mean that in BSc courses there aren't that any essays or theres still a few?
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    (Original post by Ze Witcher)
    Ok thank you. Does this then mean that in BSc courses there aren't that any essays or theres still a few?
    I imagine you'd still have a few, just like you might have a bit of Maths in some BA courses. But for the most part essays are mainly BA courses.
 
 
 
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