Presentation on theme: "Business School 1 Welcome to Marketing & Retail Management at Oxford Brookes Claire Jones, Field Chair."— Presentation transcript:
Business School 1 Welcome to Marketing & Retail Management at Oxford Brookes Claire Jones, Field Chair
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 2 Business School Aims of this Session Get to know one another, and us, better Brookes-speak Who to see for help/advice Student Handbook Check your programme of study Answering your questions
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 3 Business School Getting to know one another, and us! Your Field Chair – for programme advice: Claire Jones Your Academic Adviser: …………………..
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 4 Business School Getting to know one another Find someone who likes Marmite Find someone who doesn’t like Marmite Find someone who has never tried Marmite
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 5 Business School Brookes-speak You are a Single Honours student Modules are programmes of study. Modules are worth credits - usually one, sometimes two, rarely three Pre-requisite modules must be passed before you can take a further module Compulsory modules are ‘must haves’ and must be passed to progress to your second year.
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 6 Business School Who to see for help/advice Programme advice and changes - Field Chair – Claire Jones Tel: (48) 5666 Room N311, Email firstname.lastname@example.org Study guidance, academic or personal difficulties, career advice – Academic Adviser Questions about a module - Module Leader
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 7 Business School Your Student Handbook Expectations More information about your field & the staff who teach on it Information about modules and assessment Sources of help Making the most of your degree Personal Development Planning Exchange programmes/Study Abroad Field regulations
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 8 Business School Remember Communication – PIP, email, office hours 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
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 9 Business School Let’s explode some myths! True or False? I can change field easily 1 st year marks don’t count Error messages are resolved by the University Computer Services team Most teaching staff are available from 9-6 most days 1 st year is easy
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 10 Business School Your first year programme (1) A minimum of 8 module credits this year 4 module credits each semester First year focus on business, with an introduction to marketing, plus space to include something different e.g. languages Compulsory/Recommended modules Any changes? When? Before 5pm Friday this week How? Using PIP online
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 11 Business School Your first year programme (2) Compulsory modules: U51002 Foundations of Business (if without Business A level) – semester 1 U51000 – Critical Thinking in Business – semester 1 (if you have Business A level) or semester 2 U51001 Key Business Competences – semester 1 U50012 – Accounting for Business – semester 1 or 2 U55000 – Introduction to Marketing – semester 1 (if you have Business A level) or semester 2
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 12 Business School Your first year programme (2)
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 13 Business School Your first year programme (3) Compulsory modules – DON’T TOUCH! Recommended modules – Touch if you must! Other modules – may change freely Change to what? See list in Student Handbook International students – we recommend U70910 Academic Writing for Business
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 14 Business School Need programme advice? Claire Jones – Field Chair Week 0 Today: 3-4pm Tomorrow: 9-11.30am & 1-2pm All in N311, Wheatley Weeks 1- 10 check Claire’s PIP page
www.brookes.ac.uk/business 15 Business School Anything else??? Any questions? And … most importantly …. Do you know where you should be next week?