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Business School 1 Welcome to Business and Management at Oxford Brookes Belinda Platt Course Manager (Field Chair)
2 Business School Expectations of today Introduce yourselves in small groups What are your expectations of the day; what questions do you want answered?
3 Business School Today’s Objective Get to know one another better Understand your programme of study Receive Field Guide Meet Field Chair, some of the teaching staff and current students
4 Business School Getting to know one another Your Field Chair/Course Manager – for programme advice is Belinda Platt Your Programme Director is Jo Feehily (Senior Lecturer)
5 Business School Getting to know one another Teaching staff here today …………….. Your Academic Adviser is ………………….. Other students on your course are ……….
6 Business School the Field Guide Pages 1-24 Useful contacts Year planner More information about your chosen field & the staff who teach on it Expectations of us and of you Sources of help How to make the most of your degree Field regulations (including assessment)
7 Business School Sources of help, p5 Field Chair Academic Adviser Module Leader Upgrade Service PAL - Peer Assisted Learning ISAS - International Student Advisory Service Counselling and Advisory Service Student Union Student representative
8 Business School Remember We can only help you with a problem if we know about it The earlier you let us know of any problems, the sooner we can help to resolve them Your programme is ultimately your responsibility, but we are here to help
9 Business School Making the most out of your degree, p10 Exchange programmes/Study Abroad Personal Development Planning Student representatives Become a PAL leader Brookes Business Society Student Ambassador Sandwich placement Pathway choices
10 Business School the Field Guide Module Descriptions – p44 Brookes Assessment Compact – p42 Programme specification – p27 Referencing guide – p59 Other basic modules - 19 Glossary of terms – p57
11 Business School the Field Guide Choosing your Stage 2 programme Important deadlines Your choices: Placement Degree title
12 Business School Pathway choices Business and Management Business Logistics International Business Management Business Innovation and Enterprise Business and International Finance Business and Marketing Communications Business and Marketing Management Retail and Business Management Human Resource Management and Business Business and Finance for Managers
13 Business School the Field Guide Please remember this guide contains lots of information that you will need throughout your degree. Please do NOT lose it!
14 Business School Your first year programme (1) A minimum of 8 modules this year – over both Fields 4 modules each semester First year focus on business plus space to include something totally different e.g. learn/continue a language (French, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese for Beginners) Remember - your results are important
15 Business School Your first year programme (2) U51002 Foundations of Business (if without Business A level), Semester 1 U51000 Critical Thinking in Business Semester 1 for those with A level Business Semester 2 for those without A level Business U51001 Key Business Competences, Semester 1 or 2 U51013 Economics in Context, Semester 1 or 2 U50012 Accounting for Buisness, Semester 1 or 2
16 Business School Your first year programme (3) International & EU students – we recommend you include U95002 Overseas Student programme specifically designed for Business School students (please collect a leaflet) U70910 Academic Writing for Business Both should be on your timetable
17 Business School Your first year programme (4) Other modules – chosen or recommended Check you PIP for Errors and Warnings. If you have any come to one of the Field Surgeries Module Additional Deadline – End of this week
18 Business School Surgery / office hours Week 0 Today: After you have seen your Personal Tutor Tomorrow: and 1400 – 1700 Weeks 1 & 2 Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays Thursdays and Fridays
19 Business School Anything else??? Any questions (those we know the answers to!) And … most importantly …. Do you know where you should be next week? Check your PIP and print your timetable