for Msc in Finance or Financial mathematics / Financial Economic etc at LSE or Oxbridge... if i get a 1st class in my degree Mathematical economics and excellent references(im at Birmingham) would I need any finance work experience other than a decent summer internship?
Do you get three colleges to choose for each course? im so academic wants to know!
Does the situation ever arise where you would get an offer from the department, but not any colleges? I can imagine that being highly embarassing.
Undergrad and post-grad place allocations work entirely differently. At undergrad you apply to a college and they make the academic decision (with some departmental consultation). At post-grad level you apply to a department and give a college preference. Once you have been offered an academic place a college place is guaranteed , what is not guaranteed is that it will be one of the colleges you expressed a preference for. You can't get a post-grad college offer without an academic offer - the paperwork isn't sent around like that.