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    In your opinion, is a Bsc in Financial Mathematics and Statistics at the LSE a prestigious degree?

    And how does it compare to a Bsc in Finance (also at the LSE)?
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    Yes, in general any of LSEs quantitative courses are considered "prestigious". However it's a bit of a fallacy to compare to the Finance course, as it's fundamentally a Maths degree. It's more comparable to their Actuarial Science or Mathematics with/and Economics courses, or the Mathematics, Statistics, and Business course.

    Both are perfectly suitable for getting any kind of generalist graduate position, with I imagine a good degree of success if you get a 2:1 or above, up to and including IBanking and related positions. The FM&S course would also qualify you for more quantitative finance roles in e.g. risk that don't require a Masters/PhD, and is good training for pursuing such degrees.
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    Check the course modules. You will find some but little difference between the two. From the employers perspective, either is just as good.
 
 
 
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