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Introducing Hull University Business School Danny Löwensberg International Academic Coordinator
A few questions: 1. What do you expect from studying in the UK? 2. What are the differences between studying at home and in the UK? 3. How are the modules structured and taught? 4. How are you marked in the UK? 5. What do you think the term ‘Independent Learning’ might mean?
Traditional (14 th oldest University in the UK) Founded 1927 Two Campuses Hull Scarborough 20000 students Arts and social science, health and social care, applied science, institute for learning, Hull York medical school, PGMI The University
The University of Hull Top 20 for teaching quality – The Times Top 10 English mainstream universities for the 4 th year running – NSS 2005-08 Top University in Yorkshire for student satisfaction – NSS 2008 The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) identified us as the best northern university for student life Top 5 Friendliest University for 2 nd year running – Friends Reunited Top 10 for graduate employment
Hull University Business School E stablished 1999 ‘world-class’ premises and facilities 100 academic staff, covering all the major business disciplines 3000 students, around 500 of these taking postgraduate taught or research programmes
Some features of the Business School? Friendly supportive environment Excellent teaching quality Research-led and practically driven (22 nd for research power in the latest RAE – 2008, over 70% of staff submitted with 85% of research internationally recognised or excellent) Employability International – staff, students, curriculum and partnerships AACSB, AMBA and ESRC accredited Top 10 for UK business, management and economics programmes – NSS 2008 The school features in the top quarter of the prestigious The Times Good University Guide 2009 rankings for Business Studies.
The Business School’s Mission To be a leading UK business school with an international reputation for teaching, learning and research that is relevant to a fast-changing, interconnected world. To equip managers and business professionals to succeed in a fast- changing and inteconnected world. We will achieve this by maximising the connections between excellent research, learning and teaching across disciplines; our corporate engagement; and our work with partners who share our aspirations and values.
Research Research of national and international excellence organised in research centres covering Economic Policy International Accounting and Finance Logistics Research Management and Organisational Learning Marketing, Communications and International Strategy Systems Studies ESRC recognition for MRes and PhD research training (UK Economic and Social Science Research Council) Staff publish widely in international academic journals, engage in funded research and consultancy activity, and encourage and support our thriving community of research students Eight business journals edited by Hull staff
Enterprise Responsive to the requirements of the business environment Consultancy services in fields such as management development, performance enhancement, knowledge management, logistics, quality initiatives, marketing strategy and selling In company education, providing leadership development programmes, short accredited programmes, or customised programmes to address specific managerial issues Short courses Logistics Institute with first-class premises and facilities
Features of our programmes Flexible degrees in key business subjects ‘International’ or ‘Professional Experience’ year Focus on professional and lifelong skills Professional accreditation (ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, CMI …) Personal supervision and support Staff active in research and with business
BA/BSc Honours degree choices on the Hull Campus Single Subjects: Accounting Financial Management Business Economics Business Economics Management Marketing Logistics These can then be taken as double subject in any combination Plus BA International Business (single Honours degree only)
Semester 1 Semester 2 SkillElective Core Business School or University Elective Independent Study Main subject Second subject or Options Second subject or Options Our degree structure Finalist year
Other programmes offered by the Business School Undergraduate programmes at the Scarborough Campus: Business and management; Business Management and IT; International Business; Sport and Leisure Management; Tourism Management A suite of specialist MSc programmes The Hull MBA full-time and part-time, home and overseas – Bahrain, Hong Kong, Oman and Singapore MRes, MPhil and PhD programmes
The UK Study Experience Emphasis on self-study Self directed reading - in particular for assignments Fewer contact hours (average of 30 hours per module) Assessment for modules usually has more than one of the following components: - assignment – essays and reports - examination - group/individual projects - presentations
Entry Requirements Successful completion of ≥ 120 ECTS at your home institution Dependent on HUBS programme choice: certain module combinations from prior studies may be required English language requirement: IELTS 6.0, or At least 7 years English at School and at least a ‘pass mark’ in your current year of study A certified English Proficiency course at your home institution (if school English < 7 years)
Student Life The Students’ Union is run by students for students. It offers: Over 150 student societies Its private nightclub ‘The Asylum’ Careers and Appointment Services, incl. a job exchange service University own Sports Centre
Accommodation You can choose either: University Accommodation or Private Accommodation For University of Hull accommodation please visit http://www.hull.ac.uk/accommodation For private accommodation facilitated through the University please visit http://www.hull.ac.uk/accommodation/hullcamp us/thescheme.html
Costs and Funding Undergraduate tuition fees for academic year 2014/15 estimated at £9,000* Financial Assistance available: Tuition fee loans (provided by UK Government – to be repaid) Bursaries (provided by University of Hull – not repayable) Scholarship (provided by University of Hull – not repayable) * To be confirmed
Tuition Fee Loan All EU students can apply to for a tuition fee loan via the ‘Student Finance Direct’ company. This loan can cover all, or part, of your tuition fee payable – not usable for anything else! Eligibility is not based on means testing, i.e. Not dependent on your, or your parents’ income Repayable upon graduation, subject to earning a minimum level of income Further information and application form can be found on http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearnin g/UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance /StudentsFromOtherEUCountries/index.htm
£ 1000 if Residual Household Income up to £25,000 pa £ 500 if Residual Household Income £25,001 - £40,000pa Application at the same time as application for government financial support (tuition fee loan) University of Hull Bursary
Hull University Business School EU Direct Entry Scholarships TWO Scholarships of £1,500 each available Eligibility criteria: applicant must have EU citizenship must have applied for and received an offer for direct entry place on Bachelor programme Competitive Process!
Hull University Business School EU Direct Entry Scholarships Basis for award of scholarship: Academic achievements at home institution Position of responsibilities held at home institution Other relevant achievements Deadline for application: Normally end of August Application form can be downloaded on http://www.hull.ac.uk/hubs/about/bursaries/ind ex.html
Other useful information about studying and living in Hull and the UK The website of the International Office: Cost of Living guide Travel Guide http://www.hull.ac.uk/international/d ownloadresources.aspx Detailed course information can be found at: www.courses.hull.ac.uk
Application Process Nomination by your home University UoH sends application forms to your academic co-ordinator Application deadline around March 2014 (please include as much documentation as possible:, e.g. A copy of your DUT certificate * university transcript confirming ECTS grades awarded so far, and confirming that you will have enrolled in a minimum of 120 ECTS by spring 2014 Applications considered by UoH - unless you already meet all admission criteria (academic and English language) you will receive a ‘conditional offer’ Upon completion of your assessment, send relevant documentary evidence to UoH; if conditions are met you will receive an ‘unconditional offer’ *where applicable