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An analyst role with a BSc and CFA1?
Good day to you all, I hope everyone is doing well. I have read a few forums on the question that I pose, but none are quite close enough to mine to make a meaningful decision. I currently hold a Bachelor of Science with and Honours in Fisheries Science (Biology major). Unfortunately I realized my interest in finance in my third year and thus wanted to atleast finish my degree with an Honours. I managed to obtain a 2:1 in UK standards. Through the 4 years I had to conduct many statistical analyses and I am fairly comfortable with excel and done some work on STATISTICA. I have since been working for a company doing resource analysis and some minor investment decisions. This year I began my studies in the CIMA certificate level to grasp business concept and understand accounting better. Having always been good at maths (have an A+ in my A-levels) the course is going well and I should finish this year in August. Through doing the course I understood the vast majority of finance fields and the different paths that one can take. As my interest lie in investment banking, asset management and ultimately portfolio management, I would like to pursue a CFA to hopefully increase my chances of getting into a junior analyst role or a graduate program. I am not sure if my hopes are too high and I'm chasing an unrealistic goal. However I would like any input as I would like to make the decision of taking on a CFA this year still and get the early registration in by September.
Additionally what would be the chances of landing a job after CFA 1?
Thanks in advancedfor all the help.