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City University London 3.8 / 23 reviews
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On the whole the degree was an enjoyable experience, the most difficult was the final year. Although we were able to choose all our final year modules, I feel more information and guidance would have helped in making better decisions.In terms of content and structure, most modules were well organised and well explained. As expected it does get harder throughout the years as more is expected of you, but I do wish they had explained it in the beginning of each year what is expected of us instead of realising after your first assignment! The teaching varied across modules where some lecturers were much more interesting and engaging, but on the whole it was okay.What I enjoyed the most must be the level of support our cohort gave to each other, even though we were not all close friends, most people were very easy to study with and make the most use of each others support.

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To be honest, I was accepted an offer at Durham first but just because theyre pretty famous in finance in London i chose to go Cass instead. I honestly dont think it was worth it in academic perspective and student union wasnt active. I barely know friends from University. I had more active occasion outside of university. Too many foreign lecturers from Europe. Hard to understand their lecture and marking criteria.

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Overall the course is good and there are frequent tutorials for us to learn even more in depth about it in small groups. However, would like it if there were perhaps assignments throughout the year that make up for some of the mark rather than 100% of written exams at the end of the year.

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It is an interesting and useful degree if students want to do their career in investment banking, asset management or trading. Degree is very practical and sometimes feels like we have lack of theory. A lot of focus on self studies, so there is lack of tutorials. Lecturers are very different, some of them are very great others makes you think that there is no point to come for the lectures. I felt like more support for students would is needed. Lack of feedback from assessments and sometimes it is very inappropriate

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Law is a good course with great propects. However you have to be very dedicated and you have to like reading. The exams are not bad. They have essay questions, which typically involve you commenting on a particular legal controversy. Clearly, the law is often controversial and you'll be expected to be to formulate an argument relating to that controversy. They also have problems, where you apply the law to a particular set of facts. In these you'll have to systematically run through what the law is and try to apply it. The way in which it should be applied usually isn't obvious: you'll have to argue why one legal interpretation of a particular set of facts is better than another, and why these facts should have the same (or a different) result to a case that went previously. Obviously, there is a certain amount of learning rules and cases involved, so you do have to be prepared to do a fair amount of hard (and often boring) work. But that is only the tip of the iceberg. Really understanding why the law is what it is and how it works is key to doing well, and thats the interesting part. After all, if the law was always certain then noone would ever go to court.

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Psychology at City is very good. We are fortunate that many of our lectures are actually big names in their field, such as Martin Conway and Mark Howe, who study memory, and Dermot Bowler who studies Autism. The main improvement, however, would be to have more variety in assessment methods.

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City University of London makes sure that your study here will be holistic and worth the tuition fee you have paid. Feedbacks from student are listened to and actions plus improvements are made. Most lecturers are helpful and will try their best to help.

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Cass business school is the best place to study Actuarial Science. It is very challenging yet rewarding. I wish the course was a little bit more organised though.

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This course is ideal for students who have profound mathematical knowledge and an interest in the financial sector. This course has both end of module exam as well as coursework while learning the module. The coursework can range from presentations, class tests as well writing reports. The teaching staff at City are highly reputable, and the course is interesting as you are taught vital IT skills that employers desire like VBA.

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The Csss MSc in Management is ranked in the UK's top 3 by The Financial Times. This complements the course's accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) under their Masters in Business Management (MBM) accreditation scheme. Cass Business School itself is also currently #37 among 17000 business schools in the world, which clearly speaks to it's elite status.

The MiM course is based on an MBA style curriculum in a 12 months compressed format. Students come from a variety of backgrounds to experience the unique Cass environment of learning, teamwork and collaboration.The course equips you with both the foundations of business management and the most advanced tools and theories. These often come directly from the research carried out by Cass's world renowned faculty.Course content reflects this international mobility, equipping students with the skills necessary to perform in the global business community.

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