What would be the right choice- MBA or Mim


Nidhi321

Hello
My name is Nidhi & I am aspiring to pursue post-grad studies from a university in UK. I am a 26 year old and I am from India. I am at the final stage of both Chartered Accountant(CA) and Company secretary course in India. I have 3 years of Internship experience in my family's CA Firm where I had exposure in the fields of Accounting, Taxation & Auditing. ( I have excellent theoretical knowledge in these subjects but I lack practical exposure even after the internship). I have given multiple attempts to crack these exams, however considering their difficulty , I have decided to take a break and choose an alternative career path.

I am planning to pursue an MBA or Msc management from universities preferably in London. I am not aiming top tier colleges but colleges like- Brunel, Cardiff, Middlesex,Aston. These colleges would be ready to accept me in their MBA Programs.
I understand that people who usually do an MBA in UK have high work experience and I dont offer that.
My reason to prefer MBA over Msc management:
1. The MBA Tag. - Since currently I plan to come back to my home country where MBAs are recognised more than masters
2. Take up management related jobs in MNCs
3. To improve my interpersonal skills
4. To network

I would like to know from you:
1. Based on my profile and the kind of universities I am targeting, which course do you think will help me benefit professionally in UK( If I plan to stay back in UK)
2. By having minimal work experience that too in a small firm, will it hamper or highly affect my MBA experience in these universities
3. With the same work experience, Companies in UK would prefer to hire an MBA or Masters grad ?
4. Any suggestions

Hello
My name is Nidhi & I am aspiring to pursue post-grad studies from a university in UK. I am a 26 year old and I am from India. I am at the final stage of both Chartered Accountant(CA) and Company secretary course in India. I have 3 years of Internship experience in my family's CA Firm where I had exposure in the fields of Accounting, Taxation & Auditing. ( I have excellent theoretical knowledge in these subjects but I lack practical exposure even after the internship). I have given multiple attempts to crack these exams, however considering their difficulty , I have decided to take a break and choose an alternative career path.

I am planning to pursue an MBA or Msc management from universities preferably in London. I am not aiming top tier colleges but colleges like- Brunel, Cardiff, Middlesex,Aston. These colleges would be ready to accept me in their MBA Programs.
I understand that people who usually do an MBA in UK have high work experience and I dont offer that.
My reason to prefer MBA over Msc management:
1. The MBA Tag. - Since currently I plan to come back to my home country where MBAs are recognised more than masters
2. Take up management related jobs in MNCs
3. To improve my interpersonal skills
4. To network

I would like to know from you:
1. Based on my profile and the kind of universities I am targeting, which course do you think will help me benefit professionally in UK( If I plan to stay back in UK)
2. By having minimal work experience that too in a small firm, will it hamper or highly affect my MBA experience in these universities
3. With the same work experience, Companies in UK would prefer to hire an MBA or Masters grad ?
4. Any suggestions
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Duncan

1. In europe, the school matters more than the degree. An MSc from a great school will be better than an MBA from an average school; a great school with have better students and faculty, better education, stronger links to employers etc. A great guide is http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/european-business-school-rankings-2020

2. The size of the firm doesn't determine the experience. People in small firms have a wider purview and a valuable experience.

3. Companies want people who can hit the ground running. Naturally, there's a big difference between a triple crown school like Aston and a zero-crown school like Middlesex. Every additional improvement in the quality of schools produces higher-quality students and a better experience.

4. I'm not sure why you prefer London. London, of course, has the most competitive labour market and the highest unemployment. The supply of labour is high and jobs are leaving the capital. Take a look at https://www.statista.com/statistics/297167/uk-regional-unemployment-rate/ Northern Ireland and Scotland jump out to me as regions with high quality of life and high disposable income.

1. In europe, the school matters more than the degree. An MSc from a great school will be better than an MBA from an average school; a great school with have better students and faculty, better education, stronger links to employers etc. A great guide is http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/european-business-school-rankings-2020<br><br>2. The size of the firm doesn't determine the experience. People in small firms have a wider purview and a valuable experience.<br><br>3. Companies want people who can hit the ground running. Naturally, there's a big difference between a triple crown school like Aston and a zero-crown school like Middlesex. Every additional improvement in the quality of schools produces higher-quality students and a better experience.<br><br>4. I'm not sure why you prefer London. London, of course, has the most competitive labour market and the highest unemployment. The supply of labour is high and jobs are leaving the capital. Take a look at https://www.statista.com/statistics/297167/uk-regional-unemployment-rate/ Northern Ireland and Scotland jump out to me as regions with high quality of life and high disposable income.
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Nidhi321

Thank you so much for your response. I will take into consideration all your points.

Thank you so much for your response. I will take into consideration all your points.<br><br>
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