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1 Graduate Employability at Leeds Trinity University Presentation by Min Li (BA, MPhil) International Development Manager

2 Outline of the Presentation Brief introduction to Leeds Trinity University Our graduates’ employability figures Factors contributing to high employability Some examples of Degree programmes Questions?

3 Brief introduction to Leeds Trinity University Opened in September 1966 and merged to become Leeds Trinity & All Saints in In 2012 we were granted full university status and became Leeds Trinity University. Located in a safe and attractive area within 10km away from Leeds city centre. Committed to the principles of care and community and welcoming students of all races, religions and cultures. Providing continuing professional education and consultancy services.

4 Leeds Trinity University

5 Leeds Trinity University Facilities Careers Service Chaplaincy Disability Support Finance Department Health Centre Library 24 hour IT provision Media centre Student Union English Language support, advice on taking notes and writing essays through induction, and the academic ‘writer in Residence’ scheme to offer advice on academic or professional writing.

6 Undergraduate subject fields covered at Leeds Trinity University BA/BSc Degrees in Business; Marketing; Management; Health, Nutrition, Sports & Exercise; Forensic Psychology; History; Psychology; Film & TV Studies; Journalism; Media; Education; etc. Degree programmes commence September every year and normally last for 3 years, whilst the accelerated degrees (subject to validation) last for only 2 years. International fees for AY £9,300 - £11,000.

7 Postgraduate subject fields covered at Leeds Trinity University MA Degrees in Business Management; Education; Journalism etc. Postgraduate programmes commence in September, January and February (dependent upon the programme sought) and generally last for just over a year. International fees for AY £9,000 - £10,000.

8 1.Why study at Leeds Trinity? The 2013 Sunday Times University Guide revealed that Leeds Trinity is in the top 10% of higher education institutions in the UK, ranked at joint 12th. Leeds Trinity University ranks in the top 20% in England for employability (source- HESA Destination of Leavers Survey 2011). Received the best possible outcome from our latest Quality Assurance Agency subject review Friendly, supportive environment. We know all our international students personally.

9 2.Why study at Leeds Trinity? Offers you a safe, attractive green campus located close to a vibrant city. Excellent computer and library facilities Campus accommodation guaranteed Strong partnerships with local business Progress tutors to give academic support Careers Service and Job shop Professional Attachments English language and study skills support

10 English Language Support and Courses University International Foundation Year* Pre-Sessional English Programme* Pre-Master Programme* *Details on the website at:

11 Teaching and Learning A wide range of teaching methods are used: Lectures Tutorials Seminars Workshops Project Work Case Studies

12 Assessment Systems These vary from module to module and can include: Coursework including both oral presentations and written assignments Group work Practical Tests Exercises for skills-based modules Examinations

13 Business & Management courses Business knowledge and Management skills are needed to enable organisations to: Achieve objectives Balance conflicting goals Achieve efficiency and effectiveness

14 What does a Business Manager Do? Business managers are responsible in any organisation for: Planning Organising Staffing Leading Controlling

15 The Objectives of the Degree in Business & Management to understand theory of organisations and apply it to management to develop specialist knowledge to acquire and develop skills: Conceptual Skills (to formulate ideas) Human Relations Skills Administrative Skills Technical Skills to experience practice within an organisation to apply theoretical knowledge to actual problems

16 Careers in Business & Management provide a basis for occupations in: Industry Commerce Finance Services and Distribution Professional Services Local & National Public Sector Organisations Own business

17 Media-related Courses Film and Television Studies Broadcast Journalism Magazine Journalism Sports Journalism Journalism Media Media and Marketing Television Television Production

18 Film, Television, Media and Journalism degrees (professional courses on “how to” but underpinned by a strong theoretical base) how is a PR campaign created, developed and how does it work what is involved in advertising, marketing, making a TV programme, a music CD, a web site close link with industry industry standard equipment

19 Careers post study provide both a theoretical and a practical grounding directly relevant to careers such as: broadcasting public relations journalism marketing consultancy

20 Sport, Health & Nutrition Objectives of these degrees: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of sport, health & leisure; Critically evaluate and debate the social context of physical activity, health and leisure; Work independently showing evidence of initiative, organisation, management; Work as a team member in planning, implementing and evaluating community programmes; Design, conduct and evaluate small-scale research; Communicate effectively through a variety of means; Apply knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills within a professional context.

21 Teaching & Assessment A range of teaching and learning methods is used within our department: lectures, seminars, practical performance and coaching workshops and practical laboratory sessions. A central theme to learning at the college is that of developing the whole person and to empower student learning. A range of methods are used to assess student work including, examinations, essays, laboratory work, presentations and project work.

22 Facilities Sports Science and Food Laboratories A fully equipped sports science and a separate nutrition and food preparation laboratories. They offer excellent facilities for physiology, including fitness testing, sport psychology practical's and dietary analysis and practical work with food.

23 Sports Facilities Fitness Suite & Sports Hall The fitness suite comprises of six treadmills, four rowing machines, two steppers and various cardiovascular equipment. Also, there are weight machines for multi- use. Students can become members of the fitness suite and have the opportunity to become qualified fitness instructors. Leeds Trinity University offers our members the opportunity to participate in Squash, Tennis and Badminton. There are: 2 Squash Courts, 7 Badminton Courts, 6 outdoor Tennis Courts. Third Generation Synthetic Turf Pitch Table Tennis, Basket Ball, 5 Aside Football, Volleyball etc.

24 Sport Teams Men’s & Women's Association Football Men’s & Women’s Rugby Men’s & Women’s Hockey Men’s & Women’s Volleyball Men’s Basketball Cricket Golf Netball Badminton Running

25 Employment Opportunities The types of employment which SH&N students have entered in the past few years is very varied. Community Nutrition Dietetics Health Promotion Health & Lifestyle Consultancy Postgraduate courses in Sport and Exercise Science, Human Nutrition or PGCE course Sports Development Sports Management

26 Why study in Leeds? A lively and thriving cosmopolitan city. Comparatively low cost of living. Easy access to other cities and countryside. With an international airport nearby. Friendly & helpful Yorkshire people. International community links in the City. The start of ‘Le Tour de France’ in 2014 see Yorkshire Grand Depart 2014: Headingley Carnegie Stadium see: Proposed terminus to high speed rail link from London:

27 How to find out more? Telephone: s: Website:www.leedstrinity.ac.ukwww.leedstrinity.ac.uk


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