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Is there a HUGE difference in job opportunities at both these cities? I am more inclined towards the course at University of Manchester (MSc Environment Impact Assessment Management) but also have an offer from King's College London (MSc Environmental, Social, Governance Management). My only deciding factor would be employability. Please give me some/any perspective on this please!
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Is there a HUGE difference in job opportunities at both these cities? I am more inclined towards the course at University of Manchester (MSc Environment Impact Assessment Management) but also have an offer from King's College London (MSc Environmental, Social, Governance Management). My only deciding factor would be employability. Please give me some/any perspective on this please!

In any job market, London definitely has more opportunities, being a renowned global city for finance, tech, management, law and business. It doesn't really matter where you do your degree, just how you make use of your time during it. KCL is definitely higher ranked in management being listed at 2, in comparison to Manchester which is listed at 13.

Source: (https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/business-and-management-studies)

If you prefer the course at Manchester more, I would go for it. In terms of employability, if you enjoy the degree more then you are more likely to be motivated to do well in it, which would help you when applying to jobs. Getting a 1st at UoM is more impressive than a 2:2 at KCL, regardless of rankings. Similarly, if you got a 2:1 at UoM but attended lots of networking events, gained internships and experience and made your CV more relevant to the field you want to go into, this would be more impressive than gaining a 1st at KCL with no experience. I would go to the university you prefer more. They are both highly ranked, so just make the best use of your time and you should have no problems at Manchester!

I am currently an aspiring law student, but I'm also interested in management and consulting in case the journey to becoming a solicitor doesn't work out. Could you provide some insight into what the management sector is like so I can navigate my career options better?
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