MSC in management from CASS vs MBA from Kingston


I have 8 years of experience in power sector in India and recently moved to UK on dependent VISA. I am comparing MSC in management in CAAS vs MBA from Kingston among other options for post graduate course . Given my experience level, I want to go for MBA but confused if I should prefer MSC from better brand vs MBA from lesser ranked university.









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[Edited by prinshul jain on Jul 04, 2020]

I have 8 years of experience&nbsp;in power sector in India and recently moved to UK on dependent VISA. I am comparing MSC in management in CAAS vs MBA from Kingston among other options for post graduate course . Given my experience level, I want to go for MBA but confused if I should prefer MSC from better brand vs MBA from lesser ranked university.<br><br><br><br>
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Thanks,
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Duncan

This depends on your goals. Maybe a different  course is best for you. 

This depends on your goals. Maybe a different&nbsp; course is best for you.&nbsp;
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Thank Duncan. Mainly I am looking to get into one of the decent consultancy where I can also use my background of energy sector in London. I am also fine to start different industry (Analtics/finance) which is why I was thinking about msc in general management instead of specialization. 
Question I have would MSC will help me at my experies level in terms of enhancing my skills and as well securing relevent job in London.
Thanks

Thank Duncan. Mainly I am looking to get into one of the decent consultancy where I can also use my background of energy sector in London. I am also fine to start different industry (Analtics/finance) which is why I was thinking about msc in general management instead of specialization.&nbsp;<br>Question I have would MSC will help me at my experies level in terms of enhancing my skills and as well securing relevent job in London.<br>Thanks<br>
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Duncan

Certainly a Cass MSc is more likely to be placed quickly than a Kingston MBA, but those are not th2 only options. I am not sure what sort of role or which consultancies you are looking at. 

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Certainly a Cass MSc is more likely to be placed quickly than a Kingston MBA, but those are not th2 only options. I am not sure what sort of role or which consultancies you are looking at.&nbsp;<br>
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With current work experience and limited opportunities for core power sector/transmission related profiles, I am finding it difficult to secure decent role in London which prompted me to look for good management courses. I am targeting consultancies like E&Y, Pwc, KPMG where I can build career and hopefully get into mid level roles with my background and experience. I am also open to move other areas in business analytics and
risk management also at entry level/mid-level roles in order to move away from core engineering profile. At the moment, I am looking at courses targetting roles  in London.

[Edited by prinshul jain on Jul 04, 2020]

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">With current work experience and limited opportunities for core power sector/transmission related profiles, I am finding it difficult to secure decent role in London which prompted me to look for good management courses. I am targeting consultancies like E&amp;Y, Pwc, KPMG where I can build career and hopefully get into mid level roles with my background and experience.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">I am also open to move other areas in business analytics and<br>risk management also at entry level/mid-level roles in order to move away from core engineering profile. At the moment, I am looking at courses targetting roles&nbsp; in London.</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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Duncan

I suggest you work your way through a few dozen profiles of MSc holders in the UK in your target roles and firms to see what their backgrounds are. I wonder if a specialised masters with a company project in the final summer might be better than an MiM. I especially wonder if a MiF might be better. 

I suggest you work your way through a few dozen profiles of MSc holders in the UK in your target roles and firms to see what their backgrounds are. I wonder if a specialised masters with a company project in the final summer might be better than an MiM. I especially wonder if a MiF might be better.&nbsp;
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Thanks, I will go through profiles. One thing I am worried about masters program is most of the universities advertises target candidates to have experience less than 2 years. Do you thing my work experience (8 years) may not work in favor after msc during job search or it msc still good choice for switching profile?

[Edited by prinshul jain on Jul 04, 2020]

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">Thanks, I will go through profiles. One thing I am worried about masters program is most of the universities advertises target candidates to have experience less than 2 years. Do you thing my work experience (8 years) may not work in favor after msc during job search or it msc still good choice for switching profile?</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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Duncan

A MiM is better than no MiM. You can't become younger, so there's no point worrying about that. Any degree from a top business school will help you. Maybe a specialised MSc might have an older cohort but generally the ranked MiM programmes get more attention.  

A MiM is better than no MiM. You can't become younger, so there's no point worrying about that. Any degree from a top business school will help you. Maybe a specialised MSc might have an older cohort but generally the ranked MiM programmes get more attention.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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