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Rashi

April 12th, 2024

MSc Accounting and Finance at LSE: my honest opinion

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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Rashi

April 12th, 2024

MSc Accounting and Finance at LSE: my honest opinion

1 comment

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Hey, future LSE aspirants! Thinking about pursuing a master’s at LSE and want an honest review from a current LSE student? Guess what, you’re at the absolute right place!

Prior to choosing a university, you may often ponder the question: “Is this the right university for me?” “Will this help me advance my career?” “Does the university have good academic reputation and campus culture?”

Choosing the right university for you — and for your career growth — is crucial. Many factors must be considered before you land on “the one”!

LSE is one of the global leading universities in the world for the study of social sciences and management. The Department of Accounting and Department of Finance stand tall as a beacon of academic excellence and global influence, ranking first for MSc Accounting and Finance by The Sunday Times and The Guardian University Guide 2024.

LSE offers you a dynamic curriculum in MSc Accounting and Finance, where you can choose from a wide range of courses, such as financial reporting, sustainable finance and risk management, depending on what you wish to pursue. This curriculum is meticulously designed to provide you with an immersive learning experience equipped with current world scenarios and practical learning. With LSE campus situated in the heart of London, this provides you with quick access to many attractions. Additionally, LSE’s campus culture is very vibrant and lively, with many career and various fun events for you to join in.

You are consistently supported by the highly-seasoned accomplished professionals, delivering exceptional teaching, guidance and mentorship. The professors guide you academically, as well as support your professional growth, by providing regular industry insights through a case study-based approach to teaching. LSE’s standing as a top university, also opens doors to a world class network of professionals that can help you advance and accelerate your professional aspirations. Furthermore, LSE Careers provides unparalleled resources and can connect you with industry experts, potentially bringing internship opportunities in the financial domain, whilst LSE LIFE provides personalised support for one’s academic and personal development.

Recent LSE graduates from MSc in Accounting and Finance are highly sought after by leading financial institutions all around the world, with the programme’s excellent reputation significantly boosting career prospects and your employability. LSE students majorly pursue careers in financial and professional services, accounting and auditing, the FMCG industry, manufacturing and retail, insurance, and law approximately 15 months after graduation (data collected from 2020/21 graduates).

In a nutshell, MSc Accounting and Finance at LSE is not just about getting yourself a degree, it’s a transformative experience that sharpens your financial calibre and propels you into a world of new opportunities. LSE is preparing students to excel in an ever evolving world.

If you’re passionate about your career in finance, and are ready to start your journey that will set your professional path, LSE is the place to be!

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Rashi

Hello, everyone! My name is Rashi Parekh. I'm doing an MSc in Accounting and Finance. I plan on working in the finance sector in the future after graduating from LSE.

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