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    So, Im studying international business from september, and here are my choice of unis
    -surrey
    -brunel
    -portsmouth
    -de montfort
    -bath spa

    I was set on firming surrey and insuring brunel however i received an unconditional from DMU (only if firm) and have been undecided. My dream is to go into investment banking, or, atleast, 'high up' banking. There are more pros going to DMU including train ease however, speaking to my teacher, he said DMU is worse than brunel (understandably) and employers will pick and choose people depending on where they went for uni, so they'll pick someone who went to eg surrey rather than DMU, and ill get more opportunities in DMU. My question therefore is, could i still get into high up banking (eg in london) with a degree from DMU?
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    So, Im studying international business from september, and here are my choice of unis
    -surrey
    -brunel
    -portsmouth
    -de montfort
    -bath spa

    I was set on firming surrey and insuring brunel however i received an unconditional from DMU (only if firm) and have been undecided. My dream is to go into investment banking, or, atleast, 'high up' banking. There are more pros going to DMU including train ease however, speaking to my teacher, he said DMU is worse than brunel (understandably) and employers will pick and choose people depending on where they went for uni, so they'll pick someone who went to eg surrey rather than DMU, and ill get more opportunities in DMU. My question therefore is, could i still get into high up banking (eg in london) with a degree from DMU?
    All of your university choices are in the same general category, not prestigious but not terrible either. I think your teacher is wrong to say DMU is worse than Brunel, they're all pretty much the same - you will find it hard to get into investment banking with a degree from any of those universities. But if you get a first class degree and do lots of internships, then anything is possible.

    There will however be differences in the course modules, so I suggest you research the degree structure thoroughly and pick whichever one looks more interesting.
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    All of your university choices are in the same general category, not prestigious but not terrible either. I think your teacher is wrong to say DMU is worse than Brunel, they're all pretty much the same - you will find it hard to get into investment banking with a degree from any of those universities. But if you get a first class degree and do lots of internships, then anything is possible.

    There will however be differences in the course modules, so I suggest you research the degree structure thoroughly and pick whichever one looks more interesting.
    yeah I understand, I will try hard to gain as much experience as possible, and am doing a placement year at university so that should help. Thank you so much
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    All of your university choices are in the same general category, not prestigious but not terrible either. I think your teacher is wrong to say DMU is worse than Brunel, they're all pretty much the same - you will find it hard to get into investment banking with a degree from any of those universities. But if you get a first class degree and do lots of internships, then anything is possible.

    There will however be differences in the course modules, so I suggest you research the degree structure thoroughly and pick whichever one looks more interesting.
    Would it be easier to get into investment banking with a degree in accounting and finance from lancaster, liverpool, bangor?
    And if so which uni?


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    Would it be easier to get into investment banking with a degree in accounting and finance from lancaster, liverpool, bangor?
    And if so which uni?


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    I don't know, this is not my area. Maybe Princepieman can help?
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    Would it be easier to get into investment banking with a degree in accounting and finance from lancaster, liverpool, bangor?
    And if so which uni?


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    do you think doing accounting would be easier to get into investment banking with? I got told accounting is a very specific degree, and eg with business management, theres modules such as introduction to accounting
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