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1 1 st year meeting May 2012 Robin Naylor DUGSE 1Module Fair 8th May 2012

2 Is everyone here currently 1 st year: L100+L116? Consult UG Handbook via: – Check your Degree Course Regs eg – Check restrictions, pre-requisites and permissions – Check out lists of approved options List of Approved Modules for Second Year Students Think of reserve option choices (clashes, caps, availability) Pre-registration deadline for Economics modules: date = ??? No pre-commitment 23 rd year Module Fair 8th May 2012

3 Outside Options: check with Dept offering module (WBS has own pre-registration process) Must take either 15 or 30 CAT modules – not 12 or 24. Language options:... See online links Balancing CATs load across Terms 1 and 2 Backward Induction: think ahead about possible final year modules Consider Study Abroad? 33 rd year Module Fair 8th May 2012

4 Honours Level Study – Degree Classification – Career/Further Study (see unistats data on jobs)unistats – Graduate success (see Complete University Guide)Complete University Guide – References (internships, jobs) – Key Skills (see useful resources link)useful resources link 43 rd year Module Fair 8th May 2012

5 Departmental objective Create environment to enable students to realise their potential Key elements: Admissions Staff recruitment Course design Module options and syllabus Management and Administration Contact hours Assessment and Feedback Skills and Development Pastoral Support Expectations 5Module Fair 8th May 2012

6 Expectations Of Dept (role of Dugse et al.) Of staff (by students and by Dugse) Of students (by staff, by Dugse and by students) 6Module Fair 8th May 2012

7 Expectations of students Able and motivated Aims: – Independent learners/researchers – Responsible – Team-players – Communicators – Well-trained technically 7Module Fair 8th May 2012

8 Warwick Economics students are highly valued Admission requirements Staff: research and teaching quality Student peer groups Environment, standards and expectations Dedication to professional conduct 8Module Fair 8th May 2012

9 Warwick Economics students are highly valued Dedication to professional conduct Rules and procedures Clear and fair Firm and transparent Examples: Plagiarism Assessment deadlines 9Module Fair 8th May 2012

10 Progression, support and feedback Year 1: non-honours Core modules Seminars Forms of feedback Pass-fail... but The time to make any mistakes Course transfers 10Module Fair 8th May 2012

11 Progression, support and feedback Year 2: honours Progression and Degree classification Core modules (integrated) Seminars, assessments and feedback Support (PT, YT,ST, + uni) References 11Module Fair 8th May 2012

12 Progression, support and feedback Year 3: honours Emphasis on optional modules Changing role of seminars, assessments and feedback Support (PT, YT, ST, + uni) References Degree classification at final exam bd 12Module Fair 8th May 2012


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