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Ameer Khatri MBA Consultant

University of Oxford: Said MiF

July 21, 2023

742

Avg. GMAT

23

Avg. Age

2 Yrs.

Avg. Exp.

73

Class Size

Months Duration

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What is a good GMAT score for Oxford: Said MiF MBA?

Short Answer – The average GMAT score at Oxford: Said MiF is 742 for the last entering class. If you score above 742, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee. 

Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot; 

“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.” 

If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.

“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”

The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average. 

 

Average Employment Salary after Oxford: Said MiF?

The average salary at University of Oxford: Said MiF’s for the last graduating class was £54,171. 98% of the class was employed with 3 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (20%), Finance (23%) and technology (29%) oriented functional roles. 

The MSc in Financial Economics is jointly delivered by Saïd Business School finance faculty and the Oxford University Department of Economics. Academically rigorous with real-world application, the University of Oxford: Said MiF trains you to be a financial economist prepared for the challenges of the future. The combination of the programme curriculum and the co-curricular programmes such as Oxford Saïd Finance Lab and Asset Management masterclass, provide a rich and highly practical learning experience reflecting the aspirations of students and employers’ needs.

Key Employers

98%

Employed within 3 months of graduation

54,171

Avg. Salary

 

20%

Consulting

23% 

Finance

29%

Technology

32% 

others

 

£ 52,560

Tuition Fee

£ 21,060

Living Cost

73,620

Cost of Attendance

Tuition Fees & Scholarship at Oxford: Said MiF

The Tuition fees for Oxford Said MIF is £ 52,560 and an additional  £ 21,060 in living cost. 

Intellectually tough and highly practical, the distinctive nature of the programme will give you outstanding international training in the tools sought by financial institutions and companies, in a variety of different industries.

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Oxford: Said MiF Application Essays

Oxford: Said MiF Recommendation Ques.

  • How long and in what capacity have you known the candidate? (No word limit)
  • If this is a work-related reference, in what position is/was the candidate employed and for how long? (No word limit)
  • What do you consider to be the candidate’s principal strengths/talents? (No word limit)
  • What do you consider to be the candidate’s weaknesses or areas that need improvement? (No word limit)

Application Process & timeline

We strongly advise all our clients to have a proper excel sheet or a timetables mapped out.
Once you are done with GMAT the entire application process usually take 4-6 weeks

Step 1

GMAT / GRE Score

2-3 months.

If you are not sure about what score to target then look at the average score of the schools you want and shoot above the average. 

Step 2

Profile Evaluation

 1-2 weeks.

Get your profile evaluated from a professional consultant and figure out what schools you can target based on your profile

Step 3

Application Prep

3-4 weeks at least. 

Start writing at least 1 month in advance of their 1st deadline. First application usually takes the longest.

Step 4

Interview Prep

1 week

School will notify you and give you roughly 1 week to schedule your interview. Ideally, start your prep ASAP and Do some mock interviews.

FAQs about Oxford Said

First you have to create an account and then begin to fill in your application. You are able to submit an application when:

· your application form is 100% complete

· you have uploaded all the required documents

· you have paid the application fee

You can enter all types of work experience in the Education and Experience section as well as detailing these experiences on your CV (Resumé).

For scholarships that do require an additional application or action, use the University’s Fees, funding and scholarship search to find opportunities relevant to you and your programme. You can also visit the A-Z of scholarships to view the list of centrally managed funding schemes available to graduate students. 

Most college scholarships do not require you to select a particular college as your preference. They will consider all eligible applicants who apply by the relevant deadline. If successful, you will be placed at that college. 

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