Top 10 unis for economics

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I dont trust in web´s rankings
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I dont trust in web´s rankings
This really depends on what you mean - top 10 for career prospects, academia, nightlife, accommodation etc?

If you mean top 10 overall academic Unis I would say in no particular order

Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick, LSE, Durham, UCL, Nottingham, Bath, St Andrews and Leeds. But there are many other good Unis out there and this isn’t an exhaustive list. What’s more important is which course, place, and vibe suits you most. Good luck!
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This really depends on what you mean - top 10 for career prospects, academia, nightlife, accommodation etc?

If you mean top 10 overall academic Unis I would say in no particular order

Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick, LSE, Durham, UCL, Nottingham, Bath, St Andrews and Leeds. But there are many other good Unis out there and this isn’t an exhaustive list. What’s more important is which course, place, and vibe suits you most. Good luck!
I mean prospects
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I mean prospects
https://www.economist.com/britain/20...duate-salaries

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I dont trust in web´s rankings
And you trust some randos on the Internet?
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I mean prospects
career prospects in investment banking/high-end finance is completely unrelated to degree choice- you just need to go to either oxford, cambridge, lse, ucl, imperial college london or warwick and start networking/doing internships.
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I mean prospects
The same list above then applies and I agree with Levi_ that Oxbridge, Warwick and LSE are your best bets, and UCL, Imperial and Durham would also be good.
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oxbridge or lse .....i might go lse if i get grade 8's and 9's in my gcses
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6342564
plz help me with the link above
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Oxbridge, LSE, UCL, Warwick, Nottingham are probably the best. Other good places include Edinburgh, Bath, St Andrews, Manchester, Bristol, Durham.

But some universities have different specialisms that might interest you, e.g. development economics at Sussex/SOAS is strong. Nottingham and Warwick are quite good for industrial organisation related research, etc.
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Oxbridge, LSE, UCL, Warwick, Nottingham are probably the best. Other good places include Edinburgh, Bath, St Andrews, Manchester, Bristol, Durham.

But some universities have different specialisms that might interest you, e.g. development economics at Sussex/SOAS is strong. Nottingham and Warwick are quite good for industrial organisation related research, etc.
Target schools for front office IB jobs are Oxbridge, LSE, Imperial and UCL, Warwick - idk aout the others.
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Target schools for front office IB jobs are Oxbridge, LSE, Imperial and UCL, Warwick - idk aout the others.
Maybe so, but the question was about the best places to study an economics degree, which makes Imperial irrelevant.
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Thank you everyone, anyone of these will be better than here in Spain
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Btw Im quite nervous because cheap fees are till 2020-2021 and Im gonna apply in 2021-2022
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Maybe so, but the question was about the best places to study an economics degree, which makes Imperial irrelevant.
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Thank you everyone, anyone of these will be better than here in Spain
UPF and UAB are pretty well known for their econ courses in Spain - would you not consider these?
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UPF and UAB are pretty well known for their econ courses in Spain - would you not consider these?
Not at all, it is much cheaper study in UK and with a pro that is I will probably finish the degree with a quite quite good English
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