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1 Business School 1 Welcome to Marketing & Retail Management at Oxford Brookes Claire Jones, Field Chair

2 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

3 3 Business School Getting to know one another, and us!  Your Field Chair – for programme advice: Claire Jones  Your Academic Adviser: …………………..

4 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

5 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.

6 6 Business School Who to see for help/advice  Programme advice and changes - Field Chair – Claire Jones  Tel: (48) 5666 Room N311,   Study guidance, academic or personal difficulties, career advice – Academic Adviser  Questions about a module - Module Leader

7 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

8 8 Business School Remember  Communication – PIP, , 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

9 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

10 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

11 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

12 12 Business School Your first year programme (2)

13 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

14 14 Business School Need programme advice? Claire Jones – Field Chair  Week 0 Today: 3-4pm Tomorrow: am & 1-2pm All in N311, Wheatley  Weeks check Claire’s PIP page

15 15 Business School Anything else???  Any questions?  And … most importantly …. Do you know where you should be next week?


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