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    Would a degree in biochemistry from the University of St. Andrews be a possible way of entry into investment banking? Is St. Andrews considered a "target" university or not?

    Many thanks for any advice you can provide.
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    Yes. There are no specific requirements other than to go to a "preferred" university, in order to not have your application end up in the shredder immediately, to work in IBanking.

    Some specific roles (such as in risk) may require a "numerate" degree, which Biochemistry probably won't qualify for unless you can demonstrate you've done university level mathematics in the course of the degree - particularly mathematical statistics (which is not the same as any statistics course) and probability I would imagine.
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    (Original post by artful_lounger)
    Yes. There are no specific requirements other than to go to a "preferred" university, in order to not have your application end up in the shredder immediately, to work in IBanking.

    Some specific roles (such as in risk) may require a "numerate" degree, which Biochemistry probably won't qualify for unless you can demonstrate you've done university level mathematics in the course of the degree - particularly mathematical statistics (which is not the same as any statistics course) and probability I would imagine.
    Many thanks for your advice.
 
 
 
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